Assignment 1: Discussion Assignment 1 ½ -2 pages
By Saturday, March 12, 2016, go to the Discussion Area and post your responses to the discussion question.
Start reviewing and responding to the postings of your classmates as early in the week as possible. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ initial postings. You can ask technical questions or respond generally to the overall experience. Be objective, clear, and concise. Always use constructive language, even in criticism, to work toward the goal of positive progress. Submit your responses to this assignment by Sunday, March 13, 2016.
(1) Select your local health department and analyze the responsibilities of the department.
(2) List two current programs that have been established for the community.
(3) Discuss how your local health department interacts with the federal government.
(4) Use specific examples and source materials appropriately to show any interference of the federal government in the work of local health departments.
Grading Criteria Maximum
Quality of initial posting 40
Participation in discussion 25
Writing mechanics (spelling, grammar, APA) and information literacy 25