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What's Up Cover ImageDistributed monthly to Health Care Agency staff. Contains tributes to employees, tips for the workplace, program news, and other helpful directives and information for employees.

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PDF fileSeptember 2022 Issue (PDF)

  • Director's Message
  • Peer-to-Peer: Doug Schan
  • At the Forefront from COVID-19 to Monkeypox
  • The Youth Leadership Academy
  • Walk to School Day: 20 Years and Growing!
  • Your Health Matters OC
  • Get Ready Orange County, the Equity Improvement Teams are Ready and Raring to Go!
  • Dr. B’s Bulletin Board
  • Zest for Health: Amazing Fruit Salad

PDF fileAugust 2022 Issue (PDF)

  • Director's Message
  • Peer-to-Peer: Rebeka Sanchez
  • Introducing the OC Navigator
  • Welcome Deputy Health Officer
  • Welcome Mental Health Services Act Coordinator
  • Your Health Matters OC
  • Nominations Due Soon for Team Excellence Award
  • National Breastfeeding Month
  • TUPP Working to Protect Youth from Flavored Tobacco and Secondhand Smoke
  • Ensuring Health Equity
  • Transgender Latinx Community Forum
  • Public Health Services – In the Community
  • Nutrition Services Team Supports Local Food Pantry
  • Dr. B’s Bulletin Board
  • Zest for Health: Mini Omelets

PDF fileJuly 2022 Issue (PDF)

  • Director's Message
  • Peer-to-Peer: Juan Corral
  • Dr. Regina Chinsio-Kwong Leave of Absence
  • Mental Health and Recovery Services Strengthens Next Gen of Mental Health Professionals
  • TUPP Summer Cessation
  • Office of Public Guardian Offers Helping Workshop
  • Dr. B’s Bulletin Board
  • Reducing Waste Content
  • Years of Service Awards
  • Zest For Health: Active Play and Cocoa Nut Butter Energy Bites

PDF fileJune 2022 Issue (PDF)

  • Director's Message
  • Peer-to-Peer: Marian Kettler
  • Lessons Learned from COVID-19 and for Going Forward
  • Operation Independence Receives Red Cross Heroes Award
  • Agency Programs Receive National Recognition
  • TEA Time at the OC Health Care Agency
  • Join the OC Employees Association Labor Management Committee Telecommuting Best Practices Committee
  • OC Health Care Agency Celebrates Pride Month
  • Orange County Students Directing Change for Mental Health
  • Dr. Margaret Bredehoft’s Bulletin Board
  • Safeguarding Protected Health Information and Personally Identifiable Information While Working Outside the Office
  • Farmers Market
  • Zest for Health: Corn and Zucchini Pancakes

PDF fileMay 2022 Issue (PDF)

  • Director's Message
  • Peer-to-Peer: Arlene Marten
  • Supporting Mental Health Matters Month in May
  • “Thank you” COVID-19 Vaccine Taskforce
  • Medal of Valor Nominations
  • Attend a Water Safety Challenge Day Event On May 21
  • A Congressional “Thank you” to OC4Vets Program
  • Earth Day Recycling
  • Reducing Food Waste: Smart Storage
  • Emergency Medical Services Week
  • A Snapshot of Orange County EMS
  • You Make a Difference: Nurses Month
  • Equity: Making the Implicit - Explicit
  • Dr. Bredehoft’s Bulletin Board
  • Rethink Your Drink

PDF fileApril 2022 Issue (PDF)

  • Director's Message
  • Peer-to-Peer: Sarah Kim Phan
  • Employee Health Services Excels Through COVID-19
  • New County Health Officer
  • Deputy County Health Officers
  • Honoring Social Workers During Social Work Month
  • Celebrating Public Health Week
  • Join Us For "Your Health Matters OC"
  • Quarterly Service Awards

PDF fileMarch 2022 Issue (PDF)

  • Director's Message
  • Peer-to-Peer: Bertha Hernandez
  • NAMI WarmLine: Mentor’s Successful Impact
  • Reducing Food Waste: Check For Quality
  • Equity in OC: Initiative and Taskforce are Underway
  • Equity in OC Email Signature
  • Strategic Plan Update
  • New Time and Attendance System
  • Celebrate a World of Flavors - Spinach and Citrus Salad

PDF fileFeb 2022 Issue (PDF)

  • Director's Message
  • Peer-to-Peer: Ha Thuy Nguyen
  • Everyone Counts OC
  • OC Health Care Agency Town Hall
  • "Shout Out" to OC Links Staff for 24/7 Service
  • Supporting the Mental Health of Youth Through the Connect-OC Coalition
  • 10 Tips for Healthy Relationships
  • SOAR Award Recipients
  • New Director of Office of Care Coordination
  • Farewell and Best Wishes from and to Dr. Jeffrey Nagel

PDF fileJan 2022 Issue (PDF)

  • Director's Message
  • Peer-to-Peer: Christine Nguyen
  • Everyone Counts OC
  • Welcome Mental Health and Recovery Services Chief  
  • Welcome Mental Health and Recovery Services Medical Director
  • 5 Things You Need to Know: COVID-19 Self-Collection Tests
  • Healthy Retail Team
  • Food Waste: Be Food Safe
  • Make a Goal to Move More!
  • Service Awards 2021 Fourth Quarter
  • Zest For Health: Lightly Curried Butternut Squash Soup


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