The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

By Pam Hanna RN
Jefferson County Public Health Supervisor 

JeffCo Health Board Update: 4/7/2021


During the past year, a virus that has changed all our daily lives, amplified the visibility of public health. In the public health field, individuals work to promote healthy living, prevent disease and injury, and determine ways to bring the greatest health benefits to the most people. Public health is the art and science of protecting and improving the health of people and their communities. The work of public health is important in all our lives however, often this work is done behind-the-scenes.

The pandemic has raised greater public awareness of disease surveillance, one aspect of publ...

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