A Public Health Nurse, (PHN) oversees the outreach program that emphasizes prevention of illness, promotion and maintenance of health. The Community Health Representatives (CHRís) are supervised by the PHN, and identify individual, family, and community needs. CHRís assist with creating health goals and plan programs to meet health needs. Community health programs and health education is provided for the Native American Community. In coordination with the Pit River Tribal Office, Environmental Health Services are provided to Native Americans residing within the program service area. Services include, but are not limited to: environmental education and information, injury prevention, disease and infection control, home water quality management, and assistance in the development of water, waste disposal, and other essential sanitation facilities.
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