PUBLIC HEALTH 101 – THE BASICS
- Describe the role of public health in a community.
- List five core public health functions and essential services. Include three related to disease investigation and prevention.
- Define the terms outbreak, epidemic, endemic and pandemic. Give actual examples of each.
- What is a case definition?
- Describe public health disease reporting requirements.
- What are five mandated reportable disease in the state that you live in?
- How would you contact the public health department in your county?
- How many cases of Covid-19 are there in your county? How many deaths? How does this compare to the U.S. total cases and deaths?
- List three reasons why Covid-19 is spreading so rapidly?