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SCHD COVID-19 Volunteers Needed

The Shelby County Health Department needs volunteers to assist with the COVID-19 response. The work involves telephone contacting of cases and contacts of cases (please refer to the information below.) If you are able to assist with this important work, please email Dr. Marian Levy with your contact information (name, email address and phone number) by noon Tuesday, April 28th. The Health Department will follow up with you.

Thank you for considering this important contribution to the health and safety of our community!

SPH Announces 2020 Student Achievement Award Recipients

Each year, the School of Public Health provides Student Achievement Awards to recognize outstanding students in each of our Master's and Doctoral programs of study. These awards are highly-competitive and reflect outstanding academic achievement, research accomplishments, and contribution to the field of public health. We are pleased to announce the recipients for 2020. Read More>