National Public Health Week is an annual event coordinated by the American Public Health Association (APHA) and celebrated during the first full week of April. This week-long event shines a spotlight on the public health issues affecting communities across the country and highlights the contributions of public health professionals in making communities healthier.
During National Public Health Week, individuals, organizations, and communities come together to raise awareness about the important role public health plays in ensuring the wellness of communities. This year, the theme of National Public Health Week is “Building Bridges to Better Health.” This theme emphasizes the need for collaboration between public health professionals, healthcare providers, and the community in order to identify and address the health needs of the population.
CABS Health Network is proud to be an agency at the forefront of health and wellness development in communities across New York and the United States. We have organized events to help educate the public on a variety of health topics, from nutrition and physical activity to mental health and environmental health. We are committed to ensuring and implementing strategies to help improve public health. CABS along with some of our partners are actively involved in various programs such as Medicaid together program, wellness visits, promoting healthy behaviors; preventing spread of communicable diseases, which are evidence-based interventions to ensure our clients remain in the communities safely.
Ultimately, National Public Health Week serves as a reminder of the importance of Home care workers, nurses and CHWs. CABS Health Network recognizes the work that they have put in to ensure that individuals receive the care they need and have a direct impact on the quality of life of their patients. We celebrate these sometimes unsung heroes who devote their time, energy, money, and patience to caring for people in the community.
From all of us at CABS, Happy National Public Health Week!