Ecdh overview on how the public knows us 2012

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Ecdh overview on how the public knows us 2012

  1. 1. ERIE COUNTYDEPARTMENT OF HEALTHE R I E C O U N T Y,P E N N S Y LVA N I A Touching the lives of each Erie County resident daily… Barry Grossman Andrew J. Glass Erie County Director Executive
  2. 2. CHILD, FAMILY & PERSONAL HEALTH • Childhood lead poisoning prevention • Parent & child home visiting • 1st time pregnancy • Immunizations & clinic information • Child & family health HEALTH DEPARTMENT PROGRAMS Nurse-Family Partnership Maternal and Child Health Home Visiting Program Childhood Lead Prevention
  3. 3. 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
  4. 4. 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
  5. 5. 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
  6. 6. 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
  7. 7. 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
  8. 8. 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
  9. 9. PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCIES • Disease outbreaks • Pandemics • Acts of terrorism • Hazardous material incidents HEALTH DEPARTMENT PROGRAMS Public Health Preparedness
  10. 10. 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
  11. 11. HospitalsGovernment Community Agencies Non-Profits COMMUNITY PARTNERS Area BusinessColleges & CommunityUniversities Faith-Based Programs To learn more about the Erie County Department of Health visit our website at: WWW.ECDH.ORG

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