Celebrating National Public Health Week in Kaua’i: Building a Thriving and Healthier Future

Come join us at the Kaua‘i District Health Office for an open house event – all are welcome!

The Kaua‘i District Health Office is thrilled to announce that they will be hosting an open house to celebrate National Public Health Week. This event will take place on April 5 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the district office located at 3040 Umi St. in Līhuʻe.

Community members are invited to attend this free event and engage with Hawai‘i State Department of Health staff about various programs and actions they can take to address public health challenges. In addition, attendees will have the opportunity to learn about public health career and educational opportunities.

National Public Health Week is an annual event that invites the public to explore the many programs and services that the DOH offers to improve the well-being of communities across the U.S. Kaua‘i District Health Officer Dr. Janet Berreman looks forward to welcoming everyone at the event and expressing gratitude to community members and partners for their continued support in building a thriving and healthier Kaua‘i.

The theme for this year’s National Public Health Week is Protecting, Connecting, and Thriving: We Are All Public Health, which highlights critical issues in improving the nation’s health through collaboration between different communities, sectors, and stakeholders.

DOH staff from various departments such as vector control, administrative services, community health workers, public health nurses, epidemiologists, mental health professionals, food safety inspectors, disabilities case managers, and microbiologists will be present at the open house event.

Attendees can expect a fun-filled day filled with interactive activities such as games and demonstrations that showcase how they can make a difference in their communities by taking simple steps towards better health practices.

This event is an excellent opportunity for everyone in Kaua‘i to come together and learn more about how they can contribute towards creating a healthy future for themselves and their families while also supporting their local district health office in its efforts towards improving public health on island.

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