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Health & Social Services

The Health Department is responsible for promoting and protecting the health and well-being of individuals and communities through various programs, services, and initiatives.

Director of Health and Social Services Dr. Elizabeth Rivera-Rodriguez
Dr. Elizabeth Rivera-Rodriguez, DNP, MPH, MSN, RN
Director of Health & Social Services

The Health Department is responsible for promoting and protecting the health and well-being of individuals and communities through various programs, services, and initiatives. This includes disease surveillance, outbreak response, community health education, health inspections, and policy development and implementation.

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A Public Health Win: Younger Generations are Smoking Cigarettes Less and Less

A major public health focus is educating people on the dangers of smoking cigarettes. These efforts are resulting in fewer new smokers each year; a reason to celebrate!

February 14, 2024

Public Health
Health Alert: Stew Leonard's Chicken Salad Recall

Health Alert: Recall of Sliced Chicken & Chicken Salad Products sold at Stew Leonard’s due to undeclared Milk

Stew Leonard’s is voluntarily recalling its chicken salad and sliced chicken because the products may contain undeclared milk. The products were sold in Stew Leonard’s deli department between August 2022 - January 29, 2024.

February 06, 2024

Public Health
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Ever wonder why semaglutide is making waves in weight management?

Semaglutide interacts with specific receptors in your body, making you feel less hungry and fuller. It may also indirectly affect metabolic processes that make it hard to avoid regaining weight that was previously lost.

January 31, 2024

Public Health

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14

Commission for People with Disabilities Meeting

Thursday, March 14, 2024
6:00pm
Virtual

Apr

11

Commission for People with Disabilities Meeting

Thursday, April 11, 2024
6:00pm
Virtual

May

9

Commission for People with Disabilities Meeting

Thursday, May 9, 2024
6:00pm
Virtual

Health & Social Services