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BOISE, Idaho (KIFI) – Serve Idaho, the Governor’s Commission on Service and Volunteerism is accepting grant applications for Public Health AmeriCorps programs. Earlier this year, Public Health AmeriCorps, a $400 million American Rescue Plan partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, was launched as a way to recruit, train and develop of a new …

MENDOCINO Co, CA, 9/21/22 — A significant heat wave at the beginning of September broke records, bringing an all-time high temperature of 117 degrees in Ukiah and triple-digit highs lasting for days throughout inland Mendocino County. Social Services staff activated the department’s phone tree and got on the road, making more than 800 calls to …

BCAM_Banner 1.jpg Take Charge of Your Health, Get Screened! Knowing Your Family History Could Help Save Your Life Did you know that 10% of cancer is hereditary? Your family history and genetics are tools for cancer prevention The Georgia Department of Public Health has partnered with Georgia CORE to offer genetic testing of 35 genes …

The NYU School of Global Public Health (NYU GPH) has joined a global initiative to reimagine how cities tackle heart health inequities using artificial intelligence—starting in New York City. The AI4HealthyCities Health Equity Network—created by the Novartis Foundation in partnership with Microsoft AI for Health—aims to use innovative data science techniques to provide health authorities, …

FREMONT — Sandusky County Public Health has the new Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 booster shots in stock and will be administering them at the health department’s Wednesday and Thursday vaccine clinics. Bethany Brown, Sandusky County’s health commissioner, said Thursday the new boosters, which recently were updated with the omicron variant in mind., can be given …

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Lewis County, Washington – September 16, 2022 County seeks applicant for Public Health and Social Services Advisory Board The Lewis County Board of Health is seeking applications for the Lewis County Public Health & Social Services Advisory Board. Currently there is one (1) open position for an individual who has experience regarding …

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET)– Kern Public Health is hosting a monkeypox vaccination clinic on Friday in east Bakersfield, according to health officials. Health officials said the clinic is scheduled for Sept. 9 at the Richard Prado East Bakersfield Senior Center. The hours of the vaccination clinic are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. If you plan on …

Public health institutions have long walked the difficult line between respecting individual freedoms and protecting society from disease threats — which has sometimes involved restricting those freedoms. This balancing act has often been met with contentious public debate and legal challenges. In perhaps the most famous example, the state’s police power to protect public health …

Two College of Public Health (COPH) faculty members mentored students during the Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Joseph Fauver, PhD and Catherine Pratt, MS. mentored students taking part in the SURP. The program gives undergraduate students the opportunity to join research teams and see first-hand the broad spectrum …

Government health agencies are made up of people just like you and me. They chose to dedicate their education and life’s work to the health and wellness of communities and the nation as a whole. In every agency there are layers of management. The success and failure of any agency depends on the hard work …