June 10, 2023 12:19 am

DOH News Release: “National Public Well being Week 2023” celebrates “Cultures in Health” on Hawai‘i Island

Posted on Mar 31, 2023 in Most up-to-date Division News, Newsroom

HILO, HI – “National Public Well being Week 2023” celebrates “Cultures in Health” throughout the week of April three-9, 2023. The Hawai‘i District Well being Workplace (HDHO) values the multicultural demographics that are represented in the public overall health workforce and neighborhood, all operating collectively to develop a healthier Hawai‘i Island.

“Across the nation, there are additional than 200,000 neighborhood and state public overall health pros with a variety of roles in guarding and enhancing the overall health and atmosphere of all Americans. Our Hawai‘i District Well being Offices represent just one hundred of these committed pros who operate tirelessly to serve the island’s public overall health with additional than 200,000 residents. We operate in a variety of settings, which includes illness prevention and investigation, laboratory, vector manage, meals security, mental overall health service, maternal overall health service, and case management for folks with a developmental disability,” says Hawai‘i District Well being Officer John Kolman, DBA. “Our operate is incredibly difficult if we do not have the community’s assistance. We are grateful for the partnership with healthcare providers, volunteers, neighborhood-primarily based organizations, corporations, and residents.”

The Hawai‘i District Well being Workplace invites the public to open residence celebrations on Tuesday, April four, 2023, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the West Hawai‘i Civic Center (74-677 Kealakehe Parkway in Kailua-Kona), and Thursday, April six, 2023, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Hilo State Creating Lanai (75 Aupuni Street in Hilo).

At these events, DOH employees will be accessible to speak about ‘a day in the life’ of public overall health pros. The public can understand about public overall health careers and educational possibilities, so students are specifically encouraged to participate. DOH employees on hand will contain administrators and workplace workers, disabilities case managers, public overall health nurses, vector manage workers, mental overall health pros, meals security inspectors, illness investigators, epidemiologists, neighborhood overall health workers, microbiologists, mental overall health pros and additional. Residents can understand about all the DOH applications and solutions, when enjoying games and reside entertainment.

All are welcome, and attendance at these events is free of charge.

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Media Get in touch with:

John Kolman, DBA

Hawai‘i District Well being Officer

E-mail: [email protected]

Telephone: (808) 974-6002

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