Friday, April 07, 2017
(Monticello, NY 4:30pm) - Sullivan County Manager Joshua Potosek is pleased to announce that Sullivan County Public Health Services will wrap up National Public Health Week April 3-9, 2017 with the launch of its official Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Sullivan-County-Public-Health-Services-1881280025488338/.
In an effort to promote health education and increase local awareness of the many programs and services available to Sullivan County residents, County Manager Potosek has approved the launch of the Public Health Department’s official social media web page. “This is yet another step we have taken to improve communication with county residents to let them know of the availability of various public health related opportunities,” said Joshua Potosek, Sullivan County Manager.
“Social media plays an important role in public health and is a strong tool for communication, education, and promotion of messages that are important to the health and safety of communities,” said Nancy McGraw, Public Health Director. “Social media can be used as a creative way to engage communities and get residents involved in improving health outcomes; I am especially pleased that we were able to launch this tool during Public Health Week.”
For more information about this press release, please contact the Sullivan County Manager’s Office at (845) 807-0450.