Latest Health Department Stories

2014-09-18 23:00:54

Population Served by a PHAB-Accredited Health Department Now Reaches Over 70 Million (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Alexandria, VA — The Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) announced today that 10 more communities have joined the growing ranks of those reaping the benefits of national public health department accreditation. The decisions bring the number of governmental public health departments now accredited by PHAB to 54. PHAB is the non-profit organization that administers the...

2014-06-19 23:01:41

Number of PHAB-Accredited Health Departments Now Reaches 44 Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Demonstrating a commitment to continuous quality improvement, 13 health departments this week joined the growing ranks of those accredited by the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB). The decisions bring the number of governmental public health departments now recognized by PHAB as high- performing health departments to 44. PHAB is the independent organization that administers the national...

2014-06-13 23:08:32

Inspection reportedly found mold in Webber International University. To help anyone with the same problem, My Cleaning Products recommended the use of Molderizer to kill mold fast, easy and safe. Babson Park, FL (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 An international school at Babson Park in Florida was found to have mold. In a report from theledger.com, it was said that the fungus was discovered after the inspection of the Health Department. In connection with it, My Cleaning Products recommended to the...

2014-05-01 08:37:32

The nation's largest cities urge expansion of proposed FDA regulations to restrict marketing of highly addictive, kid-friendly products WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Big Cities Health Coalition (BCHC), a project of the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), officially requested the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) expand their proposed regulations to address the sale, marketing, manufacturing, and labeling of e-cigarettes. In particular,...

2014-02-18 16:21:08

INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a strange and contradictory turn, a local Marion County court ordered the Oaktree Apartment complex to close even though the County Health Department found no tenants were living in unsafe or emergency conditions. The court's ruling also conflicts with a different Marion County court's ruling from the prior day allowing the complex to remain open. Oaktree Apartments, a complex on the east side of Indianapolis, is owned and managed by...

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