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Sustainability and Public Health - Protecting Our Triple Bottom Line
Apr 22, 2019
As we celebrate Earth Day 2019, it is important to understand the connection between environmental sustainability and public health.
The triple bottom line is a model that is often associated with sustainability programs and initiatives. The three principles that make up the triple bottom line or pillars of sustainability are social equity, environmental awareness and. . .Read More
National Public Health Week: School-Based Health
Apr 3, 2019
SCHOOL-BASED HEALTH CLINICS: WHERE EDUCATION MEETS HEALTHCARE
By Kayla Borchardt, School Based Health Liaison
Your child’s health can make a big difference in their day. Dealing with untreated physical or mental health problems can cause your child to miss time in the classroom. Falls Community Health has bridged the gap and brought health care to where the students. . .Read More
Access to Care, Behavioral Health, and Chronic Diseases Identified as Top Community Health Issues
Apr 1, 2019
Local health partners announced today the ABCs of top health concerns facing the community—Access to Care, Behavioral Health, and Chronic Diseases.
The Sioux Falls Health Department, Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center, Avera Heart Hospital, and Sanford USD Medical Center presented findings from a collaborative Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA), a. . .Read More