Jefferson County Public Health Supervisor 

JeffCo Health Department Update: March


March 29, 2023

Nursing has been an important part of my adult life. I have enjoyed and learned from many different work environments during my years as a nurse. When I moved from private-sector nursing to public health nursing eight years ago, a new learning curve began. I soon discovered my patient was no longer one individual, it was a community. That community could be the size of a family or the size of a county. Caring for an entire community required a broader view of health and healing.

In the medical field, diseases and injuries are treated one patient at a time. In public health, disease, and inj...

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