State or Local Health Department

Known as: Health Department 
A part of the public health system that includes administrative and service units concerned with the health of persons in specific jurisdictions, i.e… (More)
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2016
Highly Cited
2016
A person in Texas, USA, has become infected with the Zika virus after sexual contact with someone who had acquired the infection… (More)
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2013
2013
OBJECTIVES We examined whether characteristics of local health departments (LHD) and their geographic region were associated with… (More)
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2012
2012
In response to a call for improved quality and consistency in public health departments, the Public Health Accreditation Board… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Evidence-based guidelines for promoting physical activity have been produced, yet sparse information exists on the… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Hepatitis B and hepatitis C virus infections are common causes of death related to liver disease. In this large study… (More)
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2003
2003
Two components of the United States' safety net system are urban public hospitals (UPHs) and community health centers (CHCs… (More)
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2001
2001
OBJECTIVE The authors assessed the completeness of disease reporting from a managed care organization's automated laboratory… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
 
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1999
1999
We describe the study design and patterns of participation for a cohort study of preterm delivery, focused on genital tract… (More)
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1978
Highly Cited
1978
In July 1968, an explosive epidemic of acute febrile illness occurred at a county health department facility in Pontiac, Michigan… (More)
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