Departments work to provide environmental safety, disease prevention, more
By: Ashley Gardner - Texarkana Gazette
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Ceaira Wilkerson of Fouke, Ark., talks with Teresa Johnson, licensed practical nurse, before her son B. “Elijah” Emfinger is immunized during a visit to Miller County Public Health Center.
Licensed vocational nurse Joy Sexton administers a Tuberculin skin test to Ricky Steward on Tuesday afternoon at the Bowie County Health Department.
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Public health is credited with increasing life expectancy by 25 years through immunization, control of infectious diseases, monitoring of food supplies and other health ...