The Health Department monitors health trends by analyzing media and other outlets. This is done to better inform Health Department and City decision makers.
By monitoring various outlets of information, the Health Department continues to be in the forefront in providing the best service, information and care
The Health Department wants to provide the most accurate information in a dynamic and ever-changing world. Whether it is the march of West Nile Virus across North America, the development of emergency plans, increased partnership with federal agencies like the Department of Homeland Security and how those partnerships will affect public health, or information from international conferences like the International HIV/AIDS conference, health trend monitoring is vital to maintaining our ability to inform and educate the public on vital public health issues.
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