public health final 2
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So guys, what did you learn in school today?
we learned about public health!
Community Health- health status defined by a group of people and actions and conditions used to promote, protect, and preserve health.
Community- group of people with common characteristics.
How do we measure the health of a community?
What are some things that you think of when I say public health?
Agencies or organizations that help people have good health!
Being physically active!
Monitoring birth and death rates.
Access to healthcare.
Having a clean water and food supply!
Drives or campaigns educating people on health!
Health screenings are an example secondary prevention of diseases!
Community organizing identifies a problem and creates a goal to enhance a community!
5K for Mental Health
Did you know that an the infant mortality rate in African American babies is x2 higher than caucasian babies?
Average life expectancy continues to rise, 13.1% of Americans are seniors!
How can knowledge of public health help us in our current situation?
Pandemic- an epidemic that occurs over multiple countries
The importance of communities having resources for mental health.
Direct Transmission- transfer of disease between infected and susceptible individuals
Chain of Infection
Epidemiologist monitor and track the virus, so we can learn more about it.
We can break the chain of infection with social distance and mask!
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