Common Colds: Protect Yourself And Others

1217 Words 5 Pages
Yin Yin Khaing
CHB 550: Tuesday 1pm
What is Public Health Paper

Example 1: Common Colds: Protect Yourself and Others

http://www.cdc.gov/features/rhinoviruses/index.html
1. In 2-3 sentences, describe the example and what it involves (e.g., brief summary of the news story, summary of the content and purpose of the tweet); The article mentions that individuals can reduce the risk of getting a cold by washing hands properly and avoid touching the face with unwashed hands, as well as stay home when you are sick. By this way, individuals can protect themselves from getting a cold and prevent spreading to others.

2. In 2-3 sentences, explain how it relates to the mission/goals of public health; The missions of public health are
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In 2-3 sentences, describe the example and what it involves (e.g., brief summary of the news story, summary of the content and purpose of the tweet); The data from U.S. high school student surveyed in 2015 proved that many young people engage in sexual risk behaviors that place them at risks for HIV infections, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), and unintended pregnancy.

2. In 2-3 sentences, explain how it relates to the mission/goals of public health; The goals of public health are to promote and protect the health of people and population in the community by conducting a community assessment to control epidemics of infectious disease, knowing which behaviors place individuals at greatest risk for infection in order to reduce risk behaviors and related health problems, and identifying how HIV is transmitted and prevented in the community.

3. In 2-3 sentences, identify which of the 10 essential services of public health it represents and why you think it relates to that essential service It represents monitor health status to identify community health problems. I think it relates to that essential service because it conducts a community assessment and identifies threats to health to recognize which behavior place individuals at greatest risk for infection.

Example 4: People at

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