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Lane County Public Health Week Open House 2014

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  • 1. NATIONAL PUBLIC HEALTH WEEK in Lane County April 7-13, 2014
  • 2. Mission is to preserve, protect and promote the health of all people in Lane County.
  • 3. What is
  • 4. Ten Essential
  • 5. OUR Programs
  • 6. • Communicable Disease Program • Emergency Preparedness • Environmental Health • Immunization Program • Maternal and Child Health • Prevention Program • Vital Records • WIC (Women, Infants and Children) OUR Programs
  • 7. Protects our community from disease outbreaks. If disease outbreaks do occur, CD responds to slow the transmission of the disease.
  • 8. • Provide immunizations to children and adults • Investigate suspect and active tuberculosis cases • Offer testing and treatment for sexually transmitted diseases and • Provide epidemiological investigation of reportable disease
  • 9. • A public heath priority, such as being prepared for disasters. • Preparedness and response plans are developed, exercised and revised to improve local responses to bioterrorism, infectious disease outbreaks, natural disasters, and other health risks.
  • 10. • Collaborates with emergency preparedness leaders at the local, state and federal levels. • Works with healthcare organizations and other agencies across our county to assist in preparedness education, identify community needs, and maximize existing preparedness resources and networks.
  • 11. Maternal & Child Health (MCH) Programs function to ensure that mothers and babies are healthy in Lane County.
  • 12. • Babies First! identifies children at risk for developmental delays or other health conditions • CaCoon (CAre COordinati ON) helps families raising children with special health needs to care for their children as independently as possible • Healthy Families • Maternity Case Management • Oregon Mother’s Care – prenatal assistance
  • 13. Allows nurses to deliver the support first-time moms need to have a healthy pregnancy, become knowledgeable and responsible parents, and provide their babies with the best possible start in life. -
  • 14. Creating conditions in families, schools, and communities that promote the wellbeing of people.
  • 15. • Alcohol & Drug Abuse • Mental Health Promotion • Obesity • Problem Gambling • Suicide • Tobacco and Other Related Chronic Diseases (TROCD) • Supporting the Coordinated Care Organization
  • 16. • Register Birth and Death Records • Issue Birth and Death Certificates per Oregon Revised Statutes and specified timelines • Ensure integrity of vital records and vital reports • Work closely with hospitals/birth centers and funeral homes to ensure accuracy
  • 17. • BREASTFEEDING: Support, Counseling, Resources, Pumps • NUTRITION EDUCATION: Classes, Online, Feeding Relationships, Food preparation
  • 18. • SUPPLEMENTAL FOODS: Vouchers for healthy whole foods • FARM DIRECT: Helping provide access to fresh locally grown produce and supporting local farmers • DENTAL: Prevention & Protection
  • 19. • Vaccinations • Safer Workplaces • Healthier Mothers and Babies • Control of Infectious Diseases • Safer and Healthier Foods • Vector Control • Motor Vehicle Safety • Reduce Tobacco Use • Family Planning • Fluoridation of Drinking Water • Decline in Heart Disease and Stroke • Clean water Source: cdc.gov
  • 20. Public Healthworks to keep our entire county healthy.
  • 21. Our successes may not always be visible, because public health programs prevent poor health. Public Health
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