National Park Service Launches Website on Disease Prevention & Response

The Disease Prevention and Response (Epidemiology) Branch within the National Park Service (NPS) Office of Public Health recently launched a new website to highlight its work. The Branch serves to prevent, detect, and respond to disease transmission within the National Parks using a One Health perspective, which recognizes that the health of people, animals, and the environment are all related. The sites key features include disease specific information and a mechanism for people to report diseases they think they may have acquired in a National Park.

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About Kim Rodgers

Kim Rodgers serves as a Communications Specialist at NACCHO. Her work includes promoting local health departments' best practices, as well as partner tools and resources, in infectious disease and preparedness through NACCHO's communications channels, storytelling, and outreach to various audiences.

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