The Public's Health Archive: October, 2011

People and Places of Public Health: PHL’s Quarantine Station

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Bringing some dried goat skin back from your trip to Haiti? Not on Jennifer Torres’ watch. Torres is the assistant officer in charge... Read more

We're No. 1 . . .

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Philadelphia is a great, progressive, world-class city on the rise. It is a birthplace of American democracy, medicine, and science. It fields... Read more

What is Public Health?

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Look around you. Public health is everywhere. It’s been a part of your life since you were born (and way before), and you might not... Read more

Health Data

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Here are sources of statistics - local, national, global - on everything from injuries to risky behavior, spending, and insurance coverage... Read more

Social Determinants Data

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Statistical resources on some of the underlying factors - social, economic, political - that shape population health, compiled by The Public's... Read more

Local Health Departments

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County and state agencies throughout the region offer services ranging from, in most cases, vaccination clinics to restaurant inspection... Read more

Personal Health Resources

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Health center locaters, emergency contacts, hospital comparison tools and other resources, compiled by The Public's Health: - HRSA Federally... Read more