IMPORTANT NOTE REGARDING WORD LIMIT REQUIREMENTS:
Please note that each and every assignment has its own word limit.
Local Health Department: NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Review the website for your local health department and identify a person who works in a service or program area in which you are interested. Describe the program or service with which this person is involved and the person’s role (e.g., director, manager). Describe the overall organization, structure, and function of your local/regional health department and state health department. Provide an example of a public health service provided by each agency. What key similarities and differences exist in terms of structure, general functions, funding, services, and other unique features?
PLEASE add the links/sites below to the reference list the use and make sure everything is in proper APA format.
Read “A Profile of Tribal Health Departments,” by Knudson et al. (2012), located on the NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis website.
Read “The Structure and Organization of Local and State Public Health Agencies in the U.S.: A Systematic Review,” by Hyde and Shortell, from American Journal of Preventive Medicine (2012).
Explore the National Profile of Local Health Departments (National Association of County and City Health Officials – NACCHO) website.
Explore information on the State and Local Public Health Relationships page of the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) website.
Read Chapters 3 and 6 in Introduction to Public Health: Promises and Practices.
Read “The Unique Authority of State and Local Health Departments to Address Obesity,” by Pomeranz, from American Journal of Public Health (2011).
MUST have at MINIMUM THREE paragraphs, THREE citations with the page numbers and THREE references in APA format.(The List of References should not be older than 2015 and should not be included in the word count.)
Be sure to support your postings and responses with specific references to the Learning Resources.
It is important that you cover all the topics identified in the assignment. Covering the topic does not mean mentioning the topic BUT presenting an explanation from the context of ethics and the readings for this class
To get maximum points you need to follow the requirements listed for this assignments 1) look at the word/page limits 2) review and follow APA rules 3) create subheadings to identify the key sections you are presenting and 4) Free from typographical and sentence construction errors.
REMEMBER IN APA FORMAT JOURNAL TITLES AND VOLUME NUMBERS ARE ITALICIZED.