High Blood Pressure Study!

JNCPHD is seeking participants for a High Blood Pressure study being conducted by Texas Pharmacy Association.
Persons taking blood pressure medication and having had at least two high blood pressure readings can participate.
Interested persons can call Lillie at (409)384-6829, Extension 230.

CDC MMWR New Podcast Covering The 2009 H1N1 Outbreak.

CDC’s MMWR is pleased to present the latest podcast in the “Defining Moments in MMWR History” series. Listen as
Dr. Sonja Rasmussen, Editor-in-Chief of MMWR, interviews
Dr. Dan Jernigan, Director of CDC’s Influenza Division, who shares his first-hand account of investigating novel influenza A (H1N1) virus infections in two children from California. First identified in April of …

Medicaid Update

WHO: Amerigroup
WHAT: Providing information on:
Transitioning from Medicaid for
Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Services Program
(MBCCS Medicaid) to Managed Care
(Medicaid changes begin September 1, 2017)
WHEN: Tuesday, July 18, 2017
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
WHERE: Jasper Newton County Public Health District
139 West Lamar Street
Jasper, TX 75951

New podcast from CDC & Morbidity and Morality Weekly Report

CDC’s MMWR is proud to launch a new podcast series, titled “Defining Moments in MMWR History.” This series highlights the leading role that MMWR has played in reporting historic public health events. The first podcast “Defining Moments in MMWR History – E. coli O157:H7” takes a close look at the deadly multistate Escherichia coli O157:H7 …