public health

Don’t wait to get immunized

Don’t wait to get immunized

Before the characteristic rash, measles begins with a fever, runny nose, cough, red eyes, and sore throat. Are you immunized against this disease? Learn more about the measles vaccine, an upcoming state immunization deadline, and a shot than can protect against cancer. (sweetlouise/Pixabay)

Moms: Do you know your breastfeeding rights?

Moms: Do you know your breastfeeding rights?

“We want businesses around the state to remember that, as families visit their facilities, they can help breastfeeding mothers feel welcome and comfortable. They can help their employees and patrons understand that breastfeeding is not just a lifestyle choice, but an important — and legally protected — health practice." (Pixabay.com photo)

Changing our future: ensuring the right to health

Changing our future: ensuring the right to health

"We can’t prosper as individuals if we can’t live #OutbackStrong. We can’t flourish as a community if conditions exist that prevent us from living Outback Strong. We can’t make strides as a county, or a state, or a nation if we can’t live Outback Strong." (Pixabay.com photo)

Changing our future: injury and violence prevention

Changing our future: injury and violence prevention

Injuries and violence are the number one cause of death for all people ages 1 to 44. Learn more about what you can do to keep yourself and your neighbors safe. (Pixabay.com photo)

Changing our future: behavioral health

Changing our future: behavioral health

It's National Public Health Week, and the topic of the day is behavioral health. Learn more about this important topic, including resources to find help for yourself or your loved ones. (Pixabay.com photo)

Changing our future together

Changing our future together

Sure, we have a Public Health Department. But did you know there are things YOU can do to improve public health? Find out about what you can do during National Public Health Week. (Pixabay.com image)