Public Health Services (PHS) works to protect, promote and improve health and well-being for all who live, work, and play in San Joaquin County. The just released Annual Report for 2017 provides a snapshot of the work and services provided this past year. It reviews selected data and program information, highlights some successes and challenges, and mentions a few of the main issues to address during 2018.
April is STD (Sexually Transmitted Disease) Awareness month. This year’s efforts will focus on the importance of the relationship between healthcare providers and patients with the theme: Treat Me Right.
For Providers: This month is an opportunity to ensure that providers have the needed tools to properly detect and treat infections, can share resources about how to build trust with patients, and learn how to engage with patients in a way that makes them feel heard and respected.
For Patients: This month encourages patients to learn about STDs/STD prevention and to empower them to ask their provider what they can do to stay safe and healthy.
Along with the California Department of Public Health, San Joaquin County Public Health Services (PHS) is committed to providing you with the facts you need to make safe and informed choices. By sharing science-based information, PHS is working to increase awareness about cannabis and how it affects our bodies, minds and health.
The video below, Let's Talk Cannibus gives you facts and tips about the new adult-use marijuana law in California. Watch this video to learn more.
Click on the links below for specific topics regarding Cannabis: