HCS 457

Community Newsletter

Community Newsletter NAME HCS/457 February 25, 2019 Public health is promoting and protecting the wellbeing of people and the community. “Public health, the art and science of preventing disease, prolonging life, and promoting physical and mental health, sanitation, personal hygiene, control of infectious diseases, and organization of health services” (“Public Health,” 2018). One of the …

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Communicable Disease Article

Communicable Disease Article NAME HCS/457 Communicable Disease Article There are countless communicable diseases around the world. A communicable disease that has and continues to affect my community is called Coccidioidomycosis but is also known as Valley Fever. According to “U.S. National Library of Medicine” (2018), “Valley Fever is a disease caused by a fungus (or mold) …

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Facility Spectrum

Facility Spectrum NAME HCS/457 Facility Spectrum Many people think of a hospital or a clinic upon hearing the words health care facility and they are not wrong. However, along with hospitals and clinics, there are other types of facilities that also classify as a health care facility in the United States. These health care facilities …

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Website Review and Summary

Website Review and Summary HCS/457 Website Review and Summary The primary health subject common in Mecklenburg communities is a sexually transmitted disease. According to the Mecklenburg County (2010) Community Health Assessment “Mecklenburg area was one of six counties reporting the highest charge per unit of syphilis increase in North Carolina. Between 2008-2009 the primary and …

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Chickenpox: A Communicable Disease

Chickenpox: A Communicable Disease HCS/457 Chickenpox: A Communicable Disease Introduction In the early 1990’s Chickenpox (varicella virus) was considered a common occurrence in young children. In fact it was almost a universal childhood experience for children from that generation. This paper discusses Chickenpox and its symptoms, as well as, how environmental factors, lifestyle and socioeconomic …

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NAMELearning Team BHCS / 457 PERIE Model AGENDA Explain epidemiology and its relationship to public health.Describe the issue or disease.Identify the underlying nature and cause of the issue or disease.Analyze the uses and effects of demographic data, surveillance data, and vital statistics in public and community health.Identify the demographics and effect of the issue or …

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