PUBLIC HEALTH 101 – THE BASICS
1. Describe the role of public health in a community.
2. List five core public health functions and essential services. Include three related to disease investigation and prevention.
3. Define the terms outbreak, epidemic, endemic and pandemic. Give actual examples of each.
4. What is a case definition?
5. Describe public health disease reporting requirements.
6. What are five mandated reportable disease in the state that you live in?
7. How would you contact the public health department in your county?
8. How many cases of Covid-19 are there in your county? How many deaths? How does this compare to the U.S. total cases and deaths?
9. List three reasons why Covid-19 is spreading so rapidly?