Whether you’re a parent, business owner, a neighbor, or someone in the Public Health sector, there are a numbers of ways you can get involved in addressing public health issues in your community.
“The Nation’s health problems are so pervasive, the solutions so complex and costly, and the resources for addressing them are so fragmented that no single sector can achieve large-scale, sustainable results on its own.”
This quote shows how crucial it is for a public health network to be integrated into its community. Stakeholders from all every population need to contribute to promote healthy living in Strafford County. Take a look at some of the ways you can get involved with Strafford County’s Public Health Network.
Join one of our working groups
Click here to learn more about our working groups. If you’re interested in attending meetings, or reaching out to the group, contact the email provided and we’ll get back to you!
Educate yourself about public health initiatives
From flu clinics to substance misuse prevention, each initiative we have is paired with a plan to address it. Read more about each of our goals here.
Community organizations are always looking for new and motivated volunteers to help with everything from coordinating events, to being part of a first-response team of medical professionals. If you are interested in volunteering with the Public Health Network, please fill out the form below.
We encourage those interested in volunteering to also register with NH Responds.
NH Responds is New Hampshire’s volunteer management system. NH Responds is an initiative to pre-register, manage, and mobilize clinical and non-clinical volunteers to help in responding to all types of disasters. The volunteer management system is part of a nation-wide effort to make sure that volunteer professionals can be quickly identified and their credentials checked so that they can be properly utilized in response to a public health emergency or disaster. Click here to learn more about NH Responds.