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- Delaware County Health Department Epidemiology Report
For your review, attached are The Delaware County Heath Department Epidemiology links for 2022 Annual Infectious Disease Summary Report and the 2021 Delaware County Child Lead Report. 2022 DCHD Annual Infectious Diseases Summary Report 2021 DCHD Child Lead Report (see also https://delcopa.gov/health/pages/lead.html) Delaware County Health Department MISSION AND ROLES Promote healthy lifestyles and prevent diseases and conditions affecting our communities’ well-being, quality of life, and economies. Epidemiology is the method used to find the causes of health outcomes and diseases in populations. In epidemiology, the patient is the community and individuals are viewed collectively. Epidemiology is the study (scientific, systematic, and data-driven) of the distribution (frequency, pattern) and determinants (causes, risk factors) of health-related states and events (not just diseases) in specified populations. It is also the application of this study to the control of health problems. Examples of epidemiological Investigations include contagious diseases like influenza (flu), COVID-19, or sexually transmitted infections food or waterborne illnesses, injuries like homicides and domestic violence, non-infectious diseases (cancer, diabetes, heart disease) environmental exposures (lead, air pollution impacting respiratory illnesses), natural disasters, and acts of terrorism. Investigations usually involve teams of disease investigators that contact affected individuals to ask questions about their exposure to factors associated with the development of a disease or condition.
- The Delaware County Medical Society Social at Tavola Was a Huge Success!
The Delaware County Medical Society had a great time networking & listening to live music at a social on April 20th at Tavola Restaurant at the Springfield Country Club! It was wonderful to see everyone in person!
- Congratulations to Stephen Shore, MD, for receiving the Doctor's Day Award from the PAMED Society
The Delaware County Medical Society's President Dr. June Elcock-Messam presented an award from the Pennsylvania Medical Society for Doctor's Day to Stephen Shore, MD. We congratulate Dr. Shore on his award. We also congratulate other winners in Delaware County, Dr. Sueny Seeney, Dr. Adam Walchak & Dr. Maria DeMario.
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- Events | Delaware County Medical Society | Pennsylvania
Events Please Join us for Happy Hours Physicians & Practice Managers, Medical Students & Residents and other medical professionals are invited. If you are interested in attending a DCMS social, please contact Linda Harley at 610-892-7750 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- Home | Delaware County Medical Society | Pennsylvania
Professionalism, Practice Management, Public Health & Advocacy The Delaware County Medical Society (DCMS) is a professional organization for physician members (medical and osteopathic doctors), affiliated with the Pennsylvania Medical Society (PAMED) and the American Medical Association. Our Programs OUR PROGRAMS Making a Difference in Delaware County, Pennsylvania MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS COMMUNITY RESOURCES Serving Delaware County MEMBERSHIP VALUE IN THE NEWS Learn More Delaware County Medical Society 1 minute ago The Delaware County Medical Society Social at Tavola Was a Huge Success! The Delaware County Medical Society had a great time networking & listening to live music at a social on April 20th at Tavola Restaurant... Delaware County Medical Society 9 minutes ago Congratulations to Stephen Shore, MD, for receiving the Doctor's Day Award from the PAMED Society The Delaware County Medical Society's President Dr. June Elcock-Messam presented an award from the Pennsylvania Medical Society for... Delaware County Medical Society Mar 6 Remember To Thank A Doctor! March 30th is Doctor’s Day which celebrates the contributions of physicians to enhance the lives of patients and family members. We... Mission Statement Our Mission The mission of the DCMS is to enhance the health of our community by supporting, serving, empowering doctors and assisting them to protect the interests of their patients. CONTACT US PO Box 745 Devon, PA 19333-0745 DelawareCountyMedicalSociety@gmail.com (610) 892-7750 Name Email Phone Address Subject Message Submit Thanks for submitting! Subscribe To Our Newsletter Join Thanks for subscribing!