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Enterovirus D68
Keep your child from getting and spreading Enterovirus D68. Prevention is key to protecting yourself, your family and others from this and other illnesses. Learn more about Enterovirus D68.

National Preparedness Month is Here
Would you be ready if there were an emergency? Preparedness is under your control. Resources are available at Public Health Preparedness.

Pet Bites & Rabies
If your pet should bite someone, take responsibility for its actions by following these guidelines. Learn more about rabies.

Ebola hemorrhagic fever (Ebola HF) is one of numerous Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers. Ebola poses no significant risk in the U.S. More...

Prescription Medication Safety
Are you concerned about the misuse and abuse of prescription drugs in our community? Keep your medications safe. PDF

Tom Bridges Demonstration Gardens
The Department of Public Health is addressing the problem of child obesity with the Tom Bridges Demonstration Gardens project to encourage families to grow and eat their own fruits and vegetables.



Prevent. Promote. Protect.
See how public health works every day to prevent disease, promote healthy living, and respond to threats to our well being in this short video.

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Last updated September 16, 2014