Who's Missing From The Table? Building Partnerships with Medical Community

Detecting increases in self-reported foodborne illnesses and low report rates by medical providers, Kern County Environmental Health implemented an innovative approach to enhance collaboration between Environmental Health, public health, and the medical community.

The execution of the Foodborne Illness Surveillance Guidance Training for Medical Professionals became a successful method in communicating with the medical community and improving foodborne illness surveillance. This presentation provides an overview of the workshop design, challenges, results, and next steps that you may apply within your community.

Speaker / Author: 
Diana Wilson, REHS/RS; and Kimberly Hernandez, MPH
Month Year: 
July 2015
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