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Office of Health and Risk Communication

The Office of Health and Risk Communication (OHRC) is a full service public affairs office within the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH). OHRC works closely with DPH sections and community partners to protect and promote the health of all people in Delaware. OHRC ensures that the Division’s information is accurate, timely, complete, and easy to understand.

OHRC also manages DPH emergency communications during an emergency. The office forms the nucleus of the State Health Operations Center’s Public Affairs Group.

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  • Develop DPH communications strategy
  • Promote DPH programs and services
  • Press relations
  • Inform DPH sections and community health partners of emerging public health issues and response
  • Develop and post social media
  • Coordinate events
  • Publication writing, review, and editing
  • Lay-out and design
  • Create and publish monthly community newsletters
  • Web page content review
  • Photography
  • Proclamations
  • Fact sheet management
  • Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests

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