There are many valuable web resources for researching public and community health issues or diseases. Researching some national, state, and local government health agency websites will help you become familiar with accessible information. This will help you conduct research for future assignments.
Resource: Website Review and Website Review Table
Find national, state, and local governmental health agency websites that address the issue from the Article Review assignment.
Document your findings based on the University of Phoenix Material: Website Review.
Write a 700- to 1,050-word summary of your findings that includes the following:
- How does the information overlap?
- What type of structure do you see between levels of government?
- What functions do you see at each level of government?
- How do the levels of government work together?
- How would you define public and community health?
Include at least three references.
Format your summary consistent with APA guidelines.
Find national, state, and local governmental health agency websites that address the issue you selected in your Week One assignment. Follow the example to document your findings in the table.
Health issue: ___________________________
|Website||Website Information Type||Type of Surveillance: survey, self report, statistics, case report, and so forth||Data changes over time: Has the incidence increased or decreased?||Identify two interventions that affect the issue.|
|Example: http://www.cdc.gov/media/h1n1flu/index.htm#FAS||Table of contents, search, print, videos, surveillance data current and past, deaths, hospitalizations, and educational resources||Statistics and self-reporting||Swine flu incidences have decreased. There are now isolated cases, compared to the fall of 2009.||Vaccine, hand washing, and isolation masks|