Celebrate National Public Health Week With Us!

April 01, 2021

Every year, local health districts across the country band together to recognize National Public Health Week, a week where we create connections within the community. This year, we’re focusing on how we strengthen and support the very foundation of our health and our communities. By working together, we can achieve health equity and, eventually, become the healthiest nation.

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How to Celebrate Spring Safely

March 29, 2021

The first rays of sunshine are peeking through the clouds, and tulips are pushing their way through the frosted ground which means spring is finally here! There’s a lot to look forward to as our days get longer and the weather warms up. Though more people are getting vaccinated, it’s just as important to continue practicing safety guidelines to keep those around us that have not yet been vaccinated safe.

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Staff Highlight Series: Carma Fuhlendorf

March 22, 2021

When the pandemic hit, Spokane Regional Health District (SRHD) had to quickly reassign and hire people just for the response. One of those people hired for the response was Carma Fuhlendorf. She was hired to work as an administrative assistant in Disease Prevention and Response which, as the name tells you, is right in the middle of the fight against the pandemic in our region. Carma says that as a new team member she had no clue about the stress level, dedication, commitment, and love for the community her coworkers would have. Carma references the 60+ hour weeks and often seven-day work weeks a lot of the team has put in throughout the pandemic.

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