Where Did All of this Chlamydia Come From?!

Lincoln County, Oregon is seeing sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in younger and younger patients. In response, Lincoln County Public Health Department has begun the process of collaborating with multiple partners in our community to extend our outreach geared towards teenagers.

Building Strong and Resilient Communities through Trauma-Informed Care

According to recent data, up to 70 percent of adults in the United States have experienced at least one traumatic event in their lives. Additional information from the Adverse Childhood Experiences study shows the long-term health effects that childhood trauma can have. In North Carolina,…

Creating a Community Resilience Officer Position

Harris County Public Health (HCPH) has a long history of responding to emergencies including hurricanes, infectious disease outbreaks, arboviruses, and other public health emergencies. Through these responses, the need for a community resilience position became more and more evident. Harris County Public Health in Harris…

Designing a Preparedness Program for People with Access and Functional Needs

The first objective of the National Health Security Strategy (NHSS) focuses on building community resilience through social connectedness, coordination of health and human services agencies, and increasing access to information and training. In alignment with this objective, the Kent County Health Department, in collaboration with…