We Are Living Healthy

Virginia Department of Health: I am Public Health

August 03, 2022 Alexis Perkins Season 1 Episode 68
We Are Living Healthy
Virginia Department of Health: I am Public Health
Show Notes

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) is dedicated to protecting and promoting the health of Virginians.The VDH is made up of a statewide Central Office in Richmond and 35 local health districts. These entities work together to promote healthy lifestyle choices that can combat chronic disease, educate the public about emergency preparedness and threats to their health, and track disease outbreaks in Virginia.

Today on this episode of We Are Living Healthy Jeff Stove Chief of Staff shares with us what Public Health does and encourages us to be part of this campaign. Also, Dr. Nancy Welch, MD Director of Chesapeake Health District talks about the importance of being a team on the Public Health system and working first hand with our communities.

1.  What is behind Public Health?
2.  What is the Public Health Campaign?
3. What do our communities need?
4. How can you be part of Public Health?
5. How can I change someone's life?
6. Can I have a career in Public Health?
7. What is the success behind Public Health?

For more information go to: www.vdh.virginia.gov

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