Leveraging Ebola Publicity for Seasonal Flu Outreach

With the Ebola outbreak reaching U.S. soil, many Americans are concerned about their risk of infection. One county health department is tackling the concerns of its jurisdiction head-on and simultaneously leveraging the Ebola discussion for influenza education and outreach.

Partnering with the Local Library for Preparedness Education

The Natick Department of Public Health and the local Natick Medical Reserve Corps (MRC), a unit of the Massachusetts Region 4A MRC, have partnered with the Morse Institute Library in Natick, MA, to spread the word about emergency preparedness in the local community.

K-9 Emergency Response Team Saves a Life

One of the sure signs that Fall is upon us in the upper Midwest are our beautiful warm days and crisp nights when temperatures drop from the mid – 70’s to the low 30’s in less than 6 hours. This was one of the hazards…

San Luis Obispo Initiates First Climate Change and Health Communications Campaign in California

San Luis Obispo County Public Health Department (SLOCPHD) is on a mission to educate its community about the public health effects of climate change. To that end, we just initiated the first climate change and health communications campaign in the state of California. Launched in…