WV Volunteer Dentists Develop Community Adult Treatment Program

The Smiles for Life Adult Screening and Referral Program provides a safety net for most needed dental treatment to low income adults in the Mid-Ohio Valley Health Department (MOVHD) Region. Prior to its establishment there was not a public health program addressing adult oral health…

Healthcare Surge Planning in a Frontier Setting

3,997 square miles, 5, 250 people, one county. Chouteau County, Montana is the definition of a frontier setting in public health. Their population density is a mere 1.3 people per square mile. For reference, an area is considered a frontier setting when it has 7…

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…