Today we’re sharing the experience of Christina Haswood who completed an internship from by MPHTC in the spring of 2020. In the fall of 2020, she was elected to the Kansas House of Representatives. Representative Haswood is one of the youngest members of the Kansas Legislature and the third Native American member in history. by […]
by Taylor Mitchell Carter What seems like a decade ago, I was at a friend’s house for a movie night. My husband kept telling me to put my phone away, “keep work at work,” he advised. I just couldn’t help but check the COVID-19 National Data Dashboard by Johns Hopkins University, a tool that was […]
Kaci Ginn, an undergraduate student employee with the Midwestern Public Health Training Center, has been an integral part of Jones County, Iowa’s COVID-19 response. She’s been liaising with county departments, consistently engaging with the county board of health and board of supervisors, and connecting with health departments across the state. At a recent meeting, a […]
Aaron says he “never realized how connected every position within a health department is until I started learning workforce development. It has completely changed the way I view public health.”
Johnson County Public Health Promotes Inclusion of Electronic Cigarettes in Smoke-Free Ordinances. Johnson County Public Health works with community partners to further these goals and increase awareness of the tobacco use epidemic. Community coalitions that address tobacco use are currently active in Johnson, Iowa, and Poweshiek Counties. Read an article by Susan Vileta, Tobacco Health […]
Linn County Public Health First in Iowa to be Awarded National Accreditation by PHAB. The full list of PHAB Accredited Health Departments also includes departments from Kansas and Missouri.