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Kansas Association of Local Health Departments

300 SW 8Th Ave Suite 300

Topeka, Kansas 66603

United States

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The Kansas Association of Local Health Departments (KALHD) is dedicated to strengthening local health departments for the purpose of improving and protecting the health of all Kansans. ... more

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Sunflower Foundation [2014 Annual Report - Features - Cultivating a Network of Advocates]

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Michelle Ponce

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Michelle Ponce Executive Director, Kansas Association of Local Health Departments in Topeka


About KALHD - Kalhd

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Sunflower Foundation [What We Do - Advocacy & Policy - Advocacy Fellowship Program - Fellows Graduates]

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Michelle Ponce, Topeka, Executive Director, Kansas Association of Local Health Departments

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"The report makes some valid points, ...

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"The report makes some valid points, namely that federal preparedness funding has ebbed and flowed over the years, with an overall downward trend, and that states should focus on increasing vaccination rates for vaccine-preventable disease," said Michelle Ponce, executive director of the Kansas Association of Local Health Departments. "All of the issues cited in the report really emphasize the important role local health departments play in protecting the health of Kansans." Better efforts in outbreak preparedness will protect against a resurgence of resistant viruses and illnesses like whooping cough, tuberculosis and gonorrhea. Ponce explained that a key part of preparation is vaccination. "Local health departments provide health promotion and education about prevention and are vaccine providers and have legal responsibilities for isolation and quarantine," Ponce said. "There is a very broad range of measures that they may employ, which include education and counseling for preventing the spread of illness rather than legally imposed measures." After the massive pertussis outbreak last year, local health departments partnered with the state and school districts to halt the spread before reaching 370 cases. Kansas met some vaccination and food safety requirements on the Trust for American's Health report, but did not meet the requirement of vaccinating over half the population. The state could also improve the number of healthcare-acquired infections and climate change adaptation plans. Ponce explained that relationships between the health department and community entities will encourage more progress in these areas. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention reports that healthcare only contributes 10 percent to an individual's health outcome - 90 percent is influenced by one's community and social environment. "Preparedness funding has been used to ensure capacity across the state to respond efficiently and effectively in the event of an emergency," Ponce said.


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But Michelle Ponce, the executive director of the Kansas Association of Local Health Departments, said the purpose of public health programs to promote the health of the entire community.

"While immunizations are provided to individuals, the purpose is to prevent transmission of communicable diseases," Ponce said.

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