Coos County Friends of Public Health

Coos County Friends of Public Health
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Healthy Bytes February

New to Barley? By Stephanie Polizzi, MPH, RDN, DipACLM Learn More about Barley, including recipes, HERE. If you enjoy rice and pasta, it’s time to give barley a seat at the table. Barley is a chewy cereal grain with the consistency of al dente pasta. It was cultivated in ancient Tibet, Egypt, Mesopotamia and China and was the chief [...]

Healthy Bytes January

Lesser-Known Leeks Learn More about links (including recipes) HEREBy Stephanie Polizzi, MPH, RDN, DipACLM Leeks are a member of the allium family which also includes onions, scallions, shallots, chives and garlic. Leeks look similar to green onions (scallions) but are much larger, up to a foot long and 1-2 inches in diameter. They have a mild, sweet onion flavor and [...]

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.


Be a Friend of Coos County Public Health.

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.

Join Coos County Friends of Public Health

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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