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ERIE COUNTYDEPARTMENT OF HEALTHERIEC O U N T Y, P E N N S Y L V A N I A                                       Touching the...
AN OVERVIEW              HOW THE              PUBLIC              KNOWS              US
CHILD, FAMILY & PERSONAL HEALTH                       • Childhood lead                          poisoning                 ...
CHRONIC DISEASE PREVENTION                     •   Worksite Wellness                     •   Bike-friendly                ...
COMMUNICABLE DISEASE                 •     STD prevention, testing &                       treatment (confidential)       ...
ENVIRONMENTAL SAFETY                 •    Inspect and monitor 185 public                      drinking water supplies     ...
ENVIRONMENTAL RECREATIONAL SAFETY                    •   Monitor public beaches                        & inspect public po...
ENVIRONMENTAL FOOD SAFETY                     •    Inspection, enforcement                          and licensing of all  ...
INJURY PREVENTION & SAFETY                       Programs that focus on the leading                       causes of injuri...
PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCIES                         •    Disease                              outbreaks                     ...
DATA AND STATISTICS                           The Erie County                          Department of Health               ...
ECDH SNAPSHOT1 of 10 independent local Health Departments in PA7.4 M budget 2012 (83% non-county funds)75.5 Full Time Staf...
HEALTHDEPARTMENTBUDGET
Hospitals     Government                                                Physicians      Agencies                       COM...
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  1. 1. ERIE COUNTYDEPARTMENT OF HEALTHERIEC O U N T Y, P E N N S Y L V A N I A Touching the lives of each Erie County resident daily… Barry Grossman Andrew J. Glass Erie County Director Executive
  2. 2. AN OVERVIEW HOW THE PUBLIC KNOWS US
  3. 3. CHILD, FAMILY & PERSONAL HEALTH • Childhood lead poisoning prevention • Parent & child home visiting • 1st time pregnancy • Immunizations & clinic information • Child & family HEALTH DEPARTMENT PROGRAMS health Nurse-Family Partnership Maternal and Child Health Home Visiting Program Childhood Lead Prevention
  4. 4. CHRONIC DISEASE PREVENTION • Worksite Wellness • Bike-friendly worksites • Access to healthy foods • Local gardening projects • Get active outdoors • Recreational passport project • Tobacco prevention & cessation programs HEALTH DEPARTMENT PROGRAMS Safe & Healthy Communities Tobacco Control Cancer Education
  5. 5. COMMUNICABLE DISEASE • STD prevention, testing & treatment (confidential) • HIV testing & counseling (confidential) • Tuberculosis prevention, diagnosis & treatment • Animal bite investigation & rabies prevention • Immunization clinics • Monitoring diseases in Erie community • Prevention/control outbreaks of disease such as food or waterborne illness. HEALTH DEPARTMENT PROGRA Community Health Services HIV/AIDS Grant Epidemiology Surveillance 24/7
  6. 6. ENVIRONMENTAL SAFETY • Inspect and monitor 185 public drinking water supplies • Inspect and monitor 50 sewage treatment plants • Inspect and monitor 17 industrial waste dischargers • Issues permits for on-lot sewage systems • Investigates water pollution incidents • Inspect all public schools for safety & sanitation HEALTH DEPARTMENT PROGRAMS Environmental Division
  7. 7. ENVIRONMENTAL RECREATIONAL SAFETY • Monitor public beaches & inspect public pools • Inspect & permit organized camps & campgrounds • Inspect & issue certificates of registration for manufactured home parks • Inspect & issue certificates of registration for tattoo & body piercing establishments HEALTH DEPARTMENT PROGRAMS Environmental Division
  8. 8. ENVIRONMENTAL FOOD SAFETY • Inspection, enforcement and licensing of all restaurants, retail food stores and temporary food vendors • Food safety courses of food service employees • Prevention/control outbreaks of disease such as food or waterborne illness. HEALTH DEPARTMENT PROGRAMS Environmental Division
  9. 9. INJURY PREVENTION & SAFETY Programs that focus on the leading causes of injuries and injury-related deaths: • Drug poisoning • Motor vehicle crashes  Car seat checks  Seat belt education  DUI prevention • Falls • Suicide as well as injuries to children under age 14 • Crib safety • Playground safety • Water safety • Bike safety • Pedestrian safety • Fire safety • Sports and recreational safety HEALTH DEPARTMENT PROGRAMS Safe Kids Injury Prevention Highway Safety
  10. 10. PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCIES • Disease outbreaks • Pandemics • Acts of terrorism • Hazardous material incidents HEALTH DEPARTMENT PROGRAMS Public Health Preparedness
  11. 11. DATA AND STATISTICS The Erie County Department of Health provides up-to-date health statistics for the residents of Erie County and its communities. Health data & statistics includes: • Behavioral Health Risks • Community Health Profiles • Demographics • Health Disparities • Healthy People 2010 • Infectious Diseases HEALTH DEPARTMENT PROGRAMS Public Health Preparedness /Community Health Services
  12. 12. ECDH SNAPSHOT1 of 10 independent local Health Departments in PA7.4 M budget 2012 (83% non-county funds)75.5 Full Time StaffFounded in 1954Primary divisions:• Community health• Public health preparedness• Environmental• Health education Revenue sources for Public Health in Erie County, PA $6,118,569 Revenue from grants, reimbursements (Act 315, 537, 83% 12), user fees, & donations $1,236,633 County General fund dollars 17% $7,355,202 Total adjusted 2012 budget 100 %
  13. 13. HEALTHDEPARTMENTBUDGET
  14. 14. Hospitals Government Physicians Agencies COMMUNITY PARTNERS Area CommunityColleges & Non-ProfitsUniversities Faith-Based Business Programs Community To learn more about the Erie County Department of Health visit our website at: WWW.ECDH.ORG
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