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  New York State Department of Health
State Health Commissioner Richard F. Daines, M.D., will mark the 20th year observance of World AIDS Day, today at noon at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center by honoring individuals and organizations statewide for their outstanding contributions in the field of HIV and AIDS.
The Department of Health and the Department of State are pleased to announce that the New York State Toxic Mold Task Force has now been established and will be having its first meeting.
The Department is now accepting applications from local health departments, community groups and healthcare providers.
www.health.state.ny.us   (457 words)

  
  Health Department
The Rutherford Health Department is pleased to report that five retail food establishments in the Borough were the recipients of the "Bergen County Gold Star Award For Excellence In Food Protection"...
The Rutherford Health Department is mandated under State Statute as outlined in "Public Health Practice Standards Of Performance For Local Boards Of Health in New Jersey" to provide a public health program to the residents of the Borough of Rutherford.
The Health Department maintains records of births, deaths and marriages that have occurred in the Borough of Rutherford, dating back to 1878 for birth records and 1883 for marriage and death records.
www.rutherford-nj.com /Departments/health/default.asp   (1261 words)

  
 Hawaii State Department of Health - www.hawaii.gov/health   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Department of Health is entrusted to protect the health of Hawai`i residents through the protection of the state's environment and through regulation of goods, services, and facilities used by the general public.
The Department of health is responsible for the implementation of a statewide air pollution control program as well as working to ensure that air conditioning and ventilation rules are enforced and that the public is protected from exposure to lead and asbestos.
The Department of Health is responsible for statewide programs of community noise and radiation control through the provision of services which include inspectional, educational, consultative and enforcement activities.
www.hawaii.gov /health/environmental   (460 words)

  
 Miami-Dade County Health Department
The Miami-Dade County Health Department investigates all illness complaints involving foods or beverages and inspects, permits and investigates any complaints associated with the food service in institutional facilities.
The Miami-Dade County Health Department receives a variety of complaints from the general public concerning unsanitary conditions such as sewage, water, food, solid waste, rodents and other vermin.
The Miami-Dade County Health Department investigates complaints of indoor air quality in residential settings such as homes, apartments, hotels and nursing homes that may have a direct effect on health.
www.dadehealth.org /enviro/ENVIROprograms.asp   (744 words)

  
 Washington State Department of Health (DOH) Home Page
The Washington State Department of Health's public education campaign includes television, radio and print materials.
The Department of Health has information about MRSA and how you can prevent its spread.
The department has filed notice it will write new rules for the use of marijuana for medical purposes.
www.doh.wa.gov   (275 words)

  
 Health Department and Community Health Center: Lake County, IL
Established by referendum in 1956, it is a state-certified public health department responsible for the prevention of disease and disability, the promotion of health and the maintenance of a healthful environment.
“Lake County Health Focus” is geared to provide Lake County residents with a better perspective about their health and the health of their community.
From rehabilitating lakes to immunizing children, the Lake County Health Department/ Community Health Center works to assure a healthy community.
www.co.lake.il.us /health   (463 words)

  
 Department of Health
The state’s target for 2010 is to reduce the health disparities between rates for populations of color and rates for whites.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, under the Department of Health and Human Services, recommends routine mammograms every 1-2 years for women 40 years of age and older, and routine cervical cancer screening for all women who are or have been sexually active and who have a cervix.
The department has monitored the number of residents with pressure sores and urinary incontinence concerns to ensure the number of deficiencies is not a reflection of care provided.
www.departmentresults.state.mn.us /health/DeptDetail.htm   (3232 words)

  
 New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
The WTC Health Registry is a comprehensive and confidential health survey of those most directly exposed to the events of 9/11/01.
The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) released a new set of comprehensive reports that detail the health of all New York City neighborhoods.
The Fund for Public Health in New York, Inc. is dedicated to the advancement of the health and well-being of all New York City residents.
www.nyc.gov /html/doh/html/home/home.shtml   (489 words)

  
 Health Department
Public health sets the standard and is perhaps the most readily available and low-cost health source for any community.
The City of Laredo Health Department is responding by providing a comprehensive program of services for the residents of Webb County.
The department has a long history of meeting the public health needs of the residents of Laredo, Webb County, other surrounding South Texas counties and also lending preventative healthcare support to our sister city of Nuevo Laredo.
www.ci.laredo.tx.us /health.htm   (440 words)

  
 Department of Health Main Page   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Department of Health is divided into eight bureaus, seven of which directly provide programs and services that promote and protect public health to individuals, families, and the communities.
To promote health and prevent disease and disability for the residents of Baltimore County through leadership, services and partnerships and to assure a health system that is accessible, coordinated, comprehensive, culturally sensitive, community based, accountable, and of high quality.
View a brief history of how, when and why the Baltimore County Department of Health was created.
www.co.ba.md.us /Agencies/health   (142 words)

  
 Department of Health: Families Children Kids Health Issues
The Health Department works with individuals, families, and communities in New Mexico to achieve optimal health.
We provide public leadership by developing health policy, sharing expertise with the communities of our State, assuring access to coordinated systems of care and delivering services to promote health and prevent disease, injury, disability, and premature death.
The Department of Health's Children's Medical Services assists families in accessing needed services when their infants require follow-up on their screening.
www.health.state.nm.us /families.html   (267 words)

  
 United States Department of Health and Human Services
HHS is part of a coordinated federal response to the California wildfires.
The fires and their smoke pose a number of health risks including serious respiratory ailments reaching far beyond the wildfire boundaries.
Now in its 60th year, the Framingham Heart Study spans three generations and is the font of much of what we know about cardiovascular disease.
www.dhhs.gov   (562 words)

  
 Latest CDHS Information
The Department of Health Care Services’ (DHCS) mission is to protect and promote the health status of Californians through the financing and delivery of individual health care services.
The California Department of Public Health will provide more focused state leadership in public health and health care financing and create a more effective public health infrastructure in California.
The department will increase accountability and improve the effectiveness of both public health and health care purchasing activities.
www.dhs.ca.gov   (149 words)

  
 WCU Department of Health
The Department of Health emphasizes an educational process that is interactive and participatory while facilitating the development of critical thinkers and life long learners.
The department believes it is essential that classroom and practical experiences be supported by the integration of technology, materials and resources.
To provide these quality programs, the Department of Health conducts self-studies, maintains external accreditations and adheres to standards set by the appropriate national associations.
health-sciences.wcupa.edu /health   (124 words)

  
 Indiana State Department of Health - Home Page
The Indiana State Department of Health reports there are currently 13 confirmed cases of Salmonella tennessee in Indiana included in the national outbreak associated with Peter Pan peanut butter.
The Indiana State Department of Health Laboratories will be moving in February 2007 from the current location at 635 Barnhill Drive in Indianapolis.
Visit the State Department of Health’s Pandemic Influenza site to learn more about pandemic influenza and to access a toolkit for meetings, materials and video from the Pandemic Influenza State Summit, and pandemic influenza preparedness posters.
www.in.gov /isdh   (696 words)

  
 Greenwich Town Departments - Health Department
According to State and Federal Health Officials, peanut butter from certain name brands (Peter Pan and Great Value) has been linked to cases of Salmonella in 39 states.
Click the links for information from the Greenwich Department of Health regarding Power Outages, Floods and Food Safety after a power outage.
Find out about the Employee Health Fair, leisure activities, dental care and more in the current issue of the Employee Health Newsletter.
www.greenwichct.org /HealthDept/HealthDept.asp   (178 words)

  
 Albany County Department of Health   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Public health officials are investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Tennessee infections that began in August 2006.
     The Albany County Health Department has issued an advisory for residents to be aware that bats may carry rabies and to capture any bats that come in contact with humans or pets for rabies testing.
Our department is a human service and regulatory agency that administers a variety of public health programs and activities.
www.albanycounty.com /Departments/Health   (624 words)

  
 Monterey County Health Department - Homepage
The Monterey County Health Department provides a wide variety of health-related services to county residents.
Prepare for and respond to health emergencies and disasters.
Office of the Health Officer: Assures a healthier community through access to needed services and protection from threats to public health.
www.co.monterey.ca.us /health   (459 words)

  
 Arkansas Department of Health
The 1-800 toll-free health information line is operational Monday through Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm with voice mail option after hours or on weekends.
To promote public health policies and practices that assure a healthy quality of life for Arkansans.
To be the recognized leaders in public health, working with communities to build a healthy future.
www.healthyarkansas.com   (177 words)

  
 Scott County Health Department
Scott County Health Department would like to bring awareness to STDs this month.
The Health Department has a long history of providing STD education throughout the community and schools.
The Scott County Health Department is committed to promoting, protecting and preserving the health of the community by providing leadership and direction as advocates for the individual, the family, the community, and the environment we serve.
www.scottcountyiowa.com /health   (217 words)

  
 Department of Health
The District plans to reduce to zero the number of children born with HIV and increase testing to reduce late diagnosis
DC Department of Health Unveils State Health Plan
The Department of Health is mobilizing to educate schools, parents and the public about ways to reduce the risk of contracting a MRSA-related infections, Dr. Cano said.
dchealth.dc.gov /doh/site   (152 words)

  
 healthfinder.gov - your guide to reliable health information
healthfinder.gov - your guide to reliable health information
To locate prevention information on a topic, choose the first letter of the topic from the list below.
Keep current about general health, diet and fitness, and chronic diseases.
www.healthfinder.gov   (211 words)

  
 DH home : Department of Health
Providing health and social care policy, guidance and publications
Our new glossary explains more than 300 health, social care and government terms.
The Department is modernising its programme of studies on the origins and nature of diseases.
www.dh.gov.uk /Home/fs/en   (136 words)

  
 Tennessee Department of Health
If you’re looking for a cool chocolate fix without the calories and fat of ice cream, try frozen chocolate pops, which often are low-fat or fat-free.
Health Commisioner Susan R. Cooper Visits New Health Department Facility in Dyer County
Black Health Initiatives, Minority Health Month, Disparity Elimination, Title VI...
www.state.tn.us /health   (520 words)

  
 Houston Business Journal: US Department of Health and Human Services company profile
US Department of Health and Human Services Profile
The Department of Health and Human Services is the United States government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.
The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of bizjournals.
houston.bizjournals.com /houston/gen/US_Department_of_Health_and_Human_Services_7B41EE3C0F684553940100884A6601A9.html   (348 words)

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