Meet 2014-2015 Challenge Award winners

The launching of this BALANCE Initiative will result in increased partnerships between other health districts, Medical Reserve Corps units, health...
By offering a safe facility that is powered by generator or has a stable source of power, we will be able to provide needed electricity and air...
Holistic approach: Incorporate representatives from our volunteers and state, local and community response partners so that they can contribute and...
This project will benefit the health of the participants in both counties by focusing on the underlying root causes of chronic diseases....
Without a program that reaches out marginalized groups, we run the risk of repeating mistakes made in so many disasters: to fail the most needy among...
Our MRC unit has existed since 2009; however we have struggled to have long-term, sustainable projects to keep volunteers engaged. This project will...
According to the 2013 Community Health Assessment, Orleans County had one of the highest unemployment rankings in New York State. County residents...
Everyday 110 people die of a drug overdose in the United States which not only directly impacts families, but also has devastating consequences on...
Concern for pet welfare is a significant issue for community response capacity. Many people who are complacent about household-level preparedness are...
This Worksite Wellness program aims to promote an environment that supports healthy lifestyles for employees and their families through policy,...
"Know Where To Go" initiative is a DRR in education and prevention for our community to prepare to lessen the disaster related adverse health effect...
This proposed initiative generates a community educational awareness of emergency preparedness; engages MRC volunteers in preparedness strategies;...

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