JCC Recognized for Pandemic Health Management | News

OLEAN — In a recent report by the American College Health Association, SUNY Jamestown Community College was singled out along with other community colleges for their role in managing COVID-19 crises on campus and in the community. An ACHA publication in August, titled “Managing Public Health Crises at Community Colleges: 3 Key Strategies,” shared guidelines … Read more

Health director urges flu shots as Lincoln and Lancaster counties report first cases

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) – The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) reminded people Tuesday to get their flu shot. The Ministry of Health announced that flu and other respiratory viruses will circulate at the same time this fall and winter. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends the flu vaccine for everyone 6 months of … Read more

The United States criminalizes people who need health care and housing

Gaping holes in the social safety net and health care systems leave many without access to health care and housing in the United States. Yet all too often, people who need these resources end up in jail and prison instead. Criminalizing people who have health and housing needs is counterproductive, harmful and wasteful. People who … Read more