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UW students to conduct public health project in Adams County

 

November 22, 2018

A GROUP OF UW STUDENTS will be coming to Adams County in the last week of November to conduct a rural public health project. Back row (left to right): Julie Tergliafera, Martell Hesketh, Anna Humphreys, Aaron Pomerantz. Middle row: Hang Ngo, Yurie Osawa. Front row: Claire Mocha, Nola Liu, Amal Saleh. -Photo contributed by the University of Washington

A group of Master’s in Public Health (MPH) students from the University of Washington will be coming to Adams County in the last week of November to conduct a rural public health project.

One important public health responsibility is to work with schools and other community partners to prevent and control outbreaks of all diseases, including those that are preventable through vaccination.

The student’s project will focus on reviewing countywide information on immunization status for students in Kindergarten-12th grade. They hope to interview school administrators, school nurses, healt...



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