Coos County Friends of Public Health

Coos County Friends of Public Health
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Healthy Bytes–July 2021–Blackberries

Blackberries for a Summer Treat Blackberry Handout, with Recipes By Stephanie Polizzi, MPH, RDN, DipACLM Blackberries are a tangy, nutrient-dense fruit rich in powerful antioxidants that protect against aging and disease. The history of blackberries goes back more than 2000 years. Ancient Romans used the fruit, leaf, bark and roots for healing and Ancient Greeks called [...]

Healthy Bytes – April

Enjoying Split Peas Click Here to Learn More about Split Peas, including recipes By Stephanie Polizzi, MPH, RDN, DipACLM   Split peas belong to the family of legumes alongside beans and lentils. Like their family members, split peas are a good source of protein and fiber. They contain nutrients and compounds that support health and prevent chronic diseases like [...]

Healthy Bytes March

Flax: Small Seeds with Big Benefits Click Here to Learn More about Flax Seeds, including recipes By Stephanie Polizzi, MPH, RDN, DipACLM Flax seeds, also called flaxseeds or linseeds, are small nuggets of good nutrition. They are one of the richest sources of the essential omega-3fatty acid, Alpha Linolenic Acid (ALA), second only to chia seeds. They are high in [...]

To promote health in Coos County through enhancement of local public health services.

The Coos County Friends of Public Health (CCFoPH) is a non-profit 501c3 organization supporting services to people in our community through Coos Health & Wellness. These services include the promotion of healthy families through programs such as the WIC nutrition program, and Babies First! / Parents As Teachers home visiting services; clinic services such as immunizations, and reproductive health services; and educational projects and activities.

Purpose of the Friends of Public Health

To promote an understanding of the public health needs of communities in Coos County, including vulnerable populations, and the availability of services to address those needs;

To increase community collaboration to achieve public health goals and to provide public health services;

To encourage volunteer involvement in local public health activities;

To educate about public health issues; and

To generate resources in fulfillment of our mission. Membership dues, and individual and corporate donations sustain CCFoPH, and enable us to raise funds, and receive grants for projects and programs which are administered through Coos Health & Wellness.

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Your support through your dollars and volunteer time help us make a difference in the health of our
communities in Coos County.

Members can participate in public health events, support our public health program and be part of the
board and other important committees that support the work of the CCFoPH.

Members receive a quarterly newsletter to keep up to date on all that the Friends are doing.

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Members receive bulletins about important public health issues and events, through email and Facebook. As a member, you can learn about current public health issues and concerns.

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