Be sure to read the required materials and watch these two videos:
Rebuilding Places of the Heart (Links to an external site.)
Social Policy in Concrete (Links to an external site.)
These videos are designed to provide you with a broad understanding of the topics that are discussed in class. This week, our focus is on understanding public health basics: prevention of disease, clean air, clean water, and food supplies. You will also learn about how different cities approach and manage their public health issues for residents’ maximum well-being.
This week, evaluate your own community in terms of integrated approaches to public health. Select a focus on disease prevention and control, air, water, or food.
· What community-based strategies do you see in place to protect health?
· What health services, local organizations, or national organizations exist to support wellness in your area of focus?
· Does pollution or contamination in your area impact the focus you selected?
· What does your community need to do to improve public health in the area you selected for this discussion?
350-450 words excluding references, APA format and a minimum of 3 references