Deanna Hoey, Public Health Educator, Cayuga County Department of Health

Deanna Hoey

  • 4 years of service

Deanna Hoey has been with the Cayuga County Health Department as a Public Health Educator since September 2007. Her well-rounded knowledge and enthusiasm make her the perfect fit for this position.

In 2010 Deanna coordinated program education for the "Brush to Crush" dental program with a focus to increase oral care and link to restorative care for school children. This "pilot project" focused on one elementary school this year. She also coordinated the "Healthy Communities Capacity Building Initiative" and is now working on "Building Healthy Communities to Live, Work and Play." As part of her work, she strengthens community partnerships and develops new collaboratives.

Deanna also acts as our "Public Information Officer" in creating and distributing media releases to radio, television, newspapers, and websites including staying up until 3 am to post information on a public water crisis affecting our community.

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