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Get the latest public health news right here! We post our quarterly newsletters, monthly quick hits on relevant topics, and other important news from across NMCPHC.

August Quick Hit_Flu Season

Can the flu vaccine give me flu? Can I still get sick with flu if I've received the flu vaccine? With so many misconceptions regarding influenza (flu) and the vaccine, it can be hard to find the right information. We've answered the most common questions to help you prepare for the upcoming flu season. Click here to read more​>>​

August’s The Reporter "Risk Communication" - News and Tips for the DRSi User

This month's webinar will be on Risk Communication. You will learn five tips to succeed at risk communication and have a better understanding of how people respond differently to crises. Dial-in and DCS link information to access the webinar, scheduled for August 27th, can be found in the Reporter by clicking here.​

Heat Stress Quick Hit

Heat stress injuries have a negative impact on combat readiness. Pushing

through these injuries by "being tougher" could put you at risk for

life-threatening injuries. Read more here >>​

July What's New In Public Health

Check out what's new in military public health with updates from the Navy

and Marine Corps Public Health Center (NMCPHC).

 

NMCPHC Updates:

- DRSi Newsletter - The Reporter

- Health Promotion and Wellness August Newsletter

- Health Promotion and Wellness Preventive Health Toolbox

- Public Health Center Holds Change of Command

- Quick Hit - Summer Safety Checklist

 

Public Health in the News:

- USNS Comfort Completes Medical Mission in Peru

- Naval Medical Center  Camp Lejeune takes home 12 patient satisfaction Best

of Best Awards

- Naval Medical Center San Diego Receives Highest-Ever Patient Ratings

- NMCP Staff Volunteer Time to Clean Oyster Pods

 

Education & Training:

- DOEHRS-IH Training

- Environmental Health Module DOEHRS-IH Training

- Health Promotion and Wellness Trainings

- Program and Policy Support Training

- Spirometry Training Course

....Read the full July 2019 edition of What's New in Public Health here >>​

July 2019 Quick Hit - Summer Safety

​Summer is officially underway! For many, this is the most enjoyable time of the year. From picnics and vacations to sporting events and pool parties, it means spending time outdoors. Before you head out for a day full of fun, check out our list to make sure you are keeping yourself and your family safe this summer. Click this link to read the full Quick Hit.

What's New in Public Health June 2019

​Check out what's new in military public health with updates from the Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center (NMCPHC).

NMCPHC UPDATES:
- DRSi Newsletter - The Reporter
- NMCPHC Update - Spring 2019 Newsletter
- Health Promotion and Wellness Men's Health Toolbox
- Quick Hit - Go to Bed, Doctor's Orders
 
PUBLIC HEALTH IN THE NEWS:
- Hospital Ship to Depart Norfolk for Medical Mission - Southcom.mil
- Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center Announces Release of Navy
Surgeon General Blue H Award Winners - DVIDS
- Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune Partners with Lenior Community College
For National Stop the Bleed Day - DVIDS
- Hospital Honored for Hepatitis B Vaccine Birth Dose Rate - Health.mil
- Stress relief a touch screen away - Health.mil
 
EDUCATION & TRAINING:
-DOEHRS-IH Training
- Environmental Health Module DOEHRS-IH Training
- Health Promotion and Wellness Training
- Program and Policy Support Training
- Spirometry Training Course
...and more! Ready the full June 2019 edition of What's New in Public Health
here:
NMCPHC Command Newsletter – Vol 9 Issue 2

​We are pleased to share the latest edition of the NMCPHC Command Newsletter. This edition addresses a variety of public health topics and programs.


Included articles:
- NMCPHC Industrial Hygiene Team Assists in Development of Innovative Weaponry
- STEM Volunteers Step Out Into the Community
- Facilitating Collaboration and Networking Across DoD Public Health
 
…and more! Click here to read the full newsletter.
 
Get to Sleep, Doctor's Orders - Quick Hit

You go to the gym to get stronger physically, visit health care providers and eat a balanced diet to strengthen your body against injuries and illnesses, and spend time relaxing or with friends to improve your mental health. However, we often forget the most important thing – getting enough sleep. Click here to read the full Quick Hit.


What's New in Public Health - March 2019

Check out what's new in military public health with updates from the Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center (NMCPHC).

 
NMCPHC UPDATES: 
- DSRi Newsletter – The Reporter
- Health Promotion and Wellness Healthy Eating Toolbox
- NMCPHC Update – Winter 2018 - 2019 Newsletter
- Quick Hit – Workplace Safety? Say Eye!
 
PUBLIC HEALTH IN THE NEWS: 
- DoD Recognizes Brain Injury Awareness Month … – Health.mil
- Mobile App Aids ‘Truly Informed’ Contraception Conversations Between Patients, Providers – Health.mil
- Navy Environmental and Preventive Medicine Unit Five Kicks Off Sailor 360 Program – DVIDS
- New mobile-friendly electronic physical health assessment format makes annual assessment easier – DVIDS
- Too Much Pressure: Hypertension a Leading Cause of Heart Disease – Health.mil
 
EDUCATION & TRAINING:
- DOEHRS-IH Training
- Environmental Health Module DOEHRS-IH Training 
- Health Promotion and Wellness Trainings 
- Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Conference
- Program and Policy Support Training
- Spirometry Training Course
 
...and more! Read the full March 2019 edition of What's New in Public Health here: https://www.dvidshub.net/publication/issues/46705 
March Quick Hit: Workplace Safety? Say Eye!

Did you know: Exposure to eye health hazards can happen anywhere, especially in the workplace, where you can be exposed to fire, intense light and debris. Join us in learning more during Workplace Eye Wellness Month! Click here to view this month's Quick Hit.

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