Office of Public Health Practice Zika Activities from July – September 2016
The OPHP presented information to the Citizens Advisory Board on 7/18/2016 and to Birmingham City Council on 7/19/2016. The OPHP created scripts for Zika and mosquito control awareness (Facts everyone should know about Zika and tips for mosquito control). Birmingham Mayor, William Bell voiced these scripts and distributed them via automated phone messages across Birmingham.
Dr. Lisa McCormick, Director of the Office of Public Health Practice and Program Managers, Meena Nabavi and Elena Kidd distributed and presented packets of Zika and mosquito control information to the following groups and neighborhood associations –
· South Park Seventh Day Adventist Health Fair (200 packets)
· Clone of Health Impact Assessment community Meeting (30 packets)
· Councilwoman Kim Rafferty (200 packets )
· Jefferson County EMA Be Ready Day booth distributing over 400 ZIKA coloring books to kids (2-5 grade).
· Wenonah High School FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) group (200 packets for parents)
· Highland Park, Crestwood North, Crestwood South, Glen Iris Neighborhood Associations (25-50 packets each)
· Additionally, packets of 25 were distributed to groups, churches, and schools/daycare centers at town hall meetings.
|Date||Locations||# In Attendance|
|8/11/2016||Roosevelt City Recreation Center||125|
|8/15/2016||Brownsville Heights Recreation Center||100|
|8/18/2016||Harrison Recreation Center||65|
|8/22/2016||Hooper City Recreation Center||90|
|8/29/2016||Ensley Recreation Center||120|
|8/30/2016||East Pinson Valley Recreation Center||60|
|9/1/2016||Fountain Heights Recreation Center||130|
|9/6/2016||McElwain Baptist Church||100|
|9/20/2016||Highland Golf Course||100|
|Total Attendance||890 Birmingham Citizens Reached|