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According to the World Health Organization, public health refers to all organized measures (whether public or private) to prevent disease, promote health, and prolong life among the population as a whole. Its activities aim to provide conditions in which people can be healthy and focus on entire populations, not on individual patients or diseases. Thus, public health is concerned with the total system and not only the eradication of a particular disease.
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The mission of the Preston County Health Department is to protect, promote, and improve the health and well being of all residents of the county by: Investigating and reporting infectious disease, as well as, monitoring disease surveillance and statistics to prevent communicable disease outbreak. Assuring implementation of statues and regulations enacted by local, state and federal government to protect the public health through health promotion, surveillance, and environmental health best practices. Assessing the county health needs and encouraging greater community participation to promote and improve the health status of the county population, as a whole.