The Department is lead by a Health Officer who is entrusted with the responsibility of addressing the public health concerns of Elkhart County. Just amazing that because of a pittance of an increase in fees the College thinks that they can deliver to a desperate Department of Health more utilization of the myHR (part of the deal is that the College will promote the myHR) that GPs have already largely rejected.
The EIP has a Steering Committee comprising representation from CDC, participating state health departments, and their academic partners from all sites that meets at least annually to discuss administrative matters, progress, and future scientific direction.
Representatives from law enforcement, the State’s Attorney’s office, the Health Department, the Finan Center, the EMS community and WMHS met for nearly two hours to learn from each other as to the challenges that we each face and to plan the next steps needed to address the many issues.
Winnebago County Health officials want to remind residents that every summer there maybe the presence of mosquito-borne viruses such as West Nile Virus, St. Louis Encephalitis, Eastern and Western Equine Encephalitides, and California Encephalitides.
The health department will check that all the equipments are in safe working order and are being correctly used, cleaned, maintained and stored and that the staff is trained in the correct use and cleaning of equipment before they are allowed to use it.