PATNA: Appointments to fill up the 196 vacant posts of Ayush doctors under SC and ST categories in the state has got further delayed with the Patna High Court (HC) recently passing an interim order staying the appointment process till further directive. As of Monday, December 14, the Whitman County Health Department now has enough H1N1 vaccine to lift any restrictions on who may receive it. Most other health departments in our area have also lifted restrictions now that vaccine supplies are adequate.
If you think you’ve gotten sick from eating a smoothie containing strawberries from a Tropical Smoothie Café, contact your health care provider. The Cottage Food Act has recently undergone some changes, so interested parties should keep an eye out for up-to-date resources on the CDPHE website Contact PCCHD’s division of Environmental Health at 719-583-4307 for specific questions.
Public health committees arose in the 1800s in response to the outbreak of yellow fever. The Illinois Department on Aging encourages relatives and friends to make daily visits or calls to senior citizens living alone. First I want to thank those who are doing the testing for sharing their results with the Health Department.
However, in just the last week every Whitman County resident received in the mail a publication titled County Health Rankings 2010.” It was a report produced by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in conjunction with the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.
Few of us want to consume more health care than we need – with the exception of a very small number of people with psychological disorders, it’s no fun at all, in fact it’s often painful and otherwise unpleasant. Cultural competence is so important in public health nursing due to the diversity of patients that public health nurses educate and treat. Maternal health programs promote the mother’s health, screen her and the baby for disease, care for the woman during delivery, help with newborn care, and help with myriad other needs. The seasonal influenza vaccine will not protect against the 2009 H1N1 influenza virus that resulted in the declaration of a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) on June 11, 2009. Take advantage of the weather and take in the sights of the season in Berlin while improving your health.