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Celebrate National Public Health Week with KDHO’s Open House: Opportunities for Engagement and Career Exploration on Umi Street

BySamantha Jones

Apr 4, 2024
Stop by the Kaua‘i District Health Office this Friday

Kaua’i District Health Office (KDHO) is hosting an open house on Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in celebration of National Public Health Week. The event takes place on Umi Street, near the elections building and Central Pacific Bank building. This open house provides an opportunity for the public to engage with Hawai’i State Department of Health staff and learn about programs and actions they can take to address public health challenges.

Dr. Janet Berreman, Kaua’i District Health Officer, expressed her excitement for the event, stating that National Public Health Week encourages exploration of the various programs and services offered by the Department of Health. The aim is to enhance the well-being of the community through collaboration with community members and partners. This event serves as a way to show gratitude to the community for their ongoing support in creating a healthier and thriving Kaua’i.

Attendees at the open house will have the opportunity to learn about public health career paths and educational opportunities. Various Department of Health professionals, such as vector control experts, community health workers, public health nurses, and mental health professionals, will be available to provide information. Invitees include high schools, senior citizen clubs, Mayor Derek S.K. Kawakami, the Kaua’i County Council, the governor’s liaison, and Kaua’i’s legislative team.

National Public Health Week is observed during the first week of April and is a time for communities across the U.S. to come together and recognize the importance of public health

By Samantha Jones

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