New York City Medical Reserve Corps Begins Pharmacy Outreach

Dr. Norberto Alberto has been a pharmacist for 24 years and a Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) volunteer for ten years. The MRC is a national network of local volunteers dedicating to improving health, safety, and preparedness in their communities. The MRC network is comprised of…

Partnering with Pharmacies to Improve Pandemic Preparedness

Community Services Health Division in Crow Wing County, MN, no longer has an immunization program and has reduced its nursing staff in the years since the 2009 H1N1 pandemic. Even prior to the loss of the immunization program, the health department did not have the…

McLean County Health Department Rewards Healthy Behavior at Pop-Up Events

A summer program launched by the McLean County Health Department unites education and promotion in a unique way has caught the attention of many locals. On the heels of a successful National Public Health Week celebration in April, health department staff wanted to build on…

Local Health Department Plants Community Garden to Support Food Bank, Healthy Eating

In Jackson County, FL, the local health department has taken healthy eating into its own hands—literally. Staff last October planted a community garden behind the health department building in recognition of National Food Day, and as a way to support the state’s Healthiest Weight initiative.…