Serving the Community

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Short Survey

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Occupational health nurse managers have been known to deliver Meals on Wheels, volunteer as Girl Scout leaders, consultants, and trainers, teach first aid and CPR classes to the public. As well as company employees. and work with community leaders and health science students to develop company and community health fairs. The positive image created by such activity for the company, the nurse, and the profession is far reaching and ultimately cost effective. Community service is important now more than ever. It is evident that government cannot solve our problems. Fortunately, the answer to many of our current health and social concerns is in our own backyard - our communities. Occupational health managers have a unique opportunity to garner the support of business and industry and contribute to the grassroots movement to improve the health of all Americans.