Public Health Nursing Evolution – An Insider's Perspective

Submitted by jwile1 on Wed, 05/31/2023 - 9:36 am

Shauna SeveroAsk someone what, in their opinion, are considered self-less occupations, and for many it wouldn’t be surprising to hear teacher, social worker, or nurse. And while these occupations are considered vastly different from one another, Director of School Health Shauna Severo says that the role of a public health nurse actually encompasses all three.

School Health Team Visits the Public Health Youth Ambassadors

Submitted by jwile1 on Thu, 05/25/2023 - 9:36 am

A fitting feature for National Nurse Month, Public Health Nurses from the Fairfax County Health Department School Health Team recently visited the Public Health Youth Ambassadors at Mount Vernon High School to talk about public health nursing and the school health program.

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Spotlight: Volunteer Cindy Han Steps Up to Impact Public Health

Submitted by xlschwa on Thu, 05/18/2023 - 8:41 am

Black and white newspaper clipping of a photo of people with text below it
Newspaper clipping shows photo of President Bush (front), Cindy Han (back right), and others at Asian-Pacific week proclamation signing in 1989.

For decades, Cindy Han has been a champion of the Asian American and Pacific Islander community both nationally and locally.  

Volunteer Month Spotlight: The Vital Work of the Fairfax Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) During the COVID-19 Pandemic Response

Submitted by xlschwa on Tue, 04/18/2023 - 9:07 am
April is Volunteer Month and we are highlighting the great work hundreds of Medical Reserve Corps volunteers make in the community throughout the year.
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