For the Unit I Case Study, identify an important public health issue in your community that is controversial and under attack. After selecting the public health problem, address the following issues.
- Explain the background of the public health issue and the goal of public health officials.
- Discuss the goal of public health officials and their application of the core functions of public health.
- Explain the controversy (include both sides of the argument).
- Identify the possible future consequences of this dilemma.
Your case study must be a minimum of two pages in length, excluding the title and reference pages. To support your ideas, use a minimum of two outside sources; one may be the textbook. Additionally, use a source that focuses on your community, such as a newspaper or journal article.
Remember that all written assignments must be formatted using APA style, including in-text citations and references.