I got the following information from our local health department. If you have the time, it looks like a good opportunity for everyone to find out how we can help improve our community.
“Designing Healthy Communities (Jun 20): Don’t miss this opportunity to attend a presentation by Dr. Richard Jackson, host of the PBS television special, Designing Healthy Communities. Wednesday, June 20, 11:30-1:00, Douglas County Library. Free & Open to the Public. Sponsored locally by the Roseburg Bike & Pedestrian Coalition, DCIPA-The Physicians of Douglas County, Mercy Medical Center, Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians, and Douglas County Public Health.”
Hope to see a lot of folks, regular folks, there. With one of the worst rankings of overall health, isn’t it time we all took some responsibility to be part of the dialogue? Otherwise it will be the “professionals” who decided these issues for us, or at least try to. If we are really going to make a difference, it needs everyone to be involved and to demand some system changes.