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    A blog by your local public health experts.

    Climate, political, social anxiety, and the differences in people’s lived experience all contribute to the challenge of addressing mental health. Asia Pacific Cultural Center (APCC)

    You smell spring in the air. Maybe, you’ve put on sunglasses and are spending time outdoors. Summertime is almost here!

    You may have heard about an increase across the nation in invasive serogroup Y meningococcal disease. It is a serious infection that requires medical attention.

    Children and teens learn behaviors from watching parents and other adults. You can shape your child’s attitude toward drinking.

    We all want to live in a community where our families thrive and live healthy, joyful, connected lives.

    Thank you for helping us protect public health! Partnerships big and small enhance our work to protect and improve the health of all people and
    Syphilis is sharply increasing in Pierce County and around the nation. 45 or younger and have sex? Get tested.

    In 2021, drunk drivers killed an average of 37 people a day in the United States. That’s 1 person killed every 39 minutes.

    Our mission is to protect and improve the health of all people and places in Pierce County. We look to a leader like Fannie Lou

    Do you know your risk of heart disease?

    Just over 3 years ago, Pierce County Council passed a 0.1% sales tax to fund work to improve Behavioral Health in our community.

    Racism is a public health crisis. In 2020, our Board of Health passed a resolution declaring it so.