Public Health Week is April 1-7

March 27, 2013

in Local

Sedalia Mayor Elaine Horn signed a proclamation on Wednesday morning observing National Public Health Week, April 1-7. Standing behind her from the Pettis County Health Center are (from left) Maria Olmedo, clerical; Michele Jackson, RN; Shenandoah Rhoads, environmental public health specialist; Cyndi, financial coordinator; JoAnn Martin, Pettis County Health Center administrator; and Lupe Warnock, WIC certifier.

The theme for Public Health Week is ‘Public Health is Return On Investment: Saves Lives, Saves Money.’

Monday through Friday of Public Health Week has a different theme. The theme for the day is listed below. Additional information will be provided for each day and may be obtained at

Monday – Ensuring a Safe and Healthy Home for Your Family

Tuesday – Providing a Safe Environment for Children at School

Wednesday – Creating a Healthy Workplace

Thursday – Protecting You While You’re on the Move

Friday – Empowering a Healthy Communitiy

For additional information, contact JoAnn Martin, Administrator Pettis County Health Center at (660) 827-1130. Photo by Randy Kirby, Sedalia News Journal.

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