Local Radio Station Yields High Results

Throughout the country, there are hundreds of small, low powered radio stations that provide information about an area's attractions, special road conditions, fire hazards and so much more. These little gems can be of significant use during Public Health Emergencies or area disasters

Hurricane Irene is Coming to Town

In August 2011, Richmond City Health District in Virginia was implementing new plans about how the local health department supports local shelter operations because Hurricane Irene was coming to town. We had been, and still are, refining the health department’s role in shelter support as…

Catawba County Public Health Farmers Market

The Catawba County Public Health Farmers Market opened May 5, 2013, in the parking lot at Catawba County Public Health to increase redemption of Women, Infants and Children (WIC) farmers market vouchers and improve community access to fresh produce in an area food desert.

NYC MRC Veterinarians provide rabies vaccinations for pets in Staten Island

In collaboration with the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, NYC Medical Reserve Corps veterinarians participated in a Rabies Vaccination Day for Pets in Staten Island on March 9, 2014. Because there has been a high incidence of rabies in the animal population in…