2015 YRBS Report Available
The Durham County Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) is is given every other year by the Durham Public Schools (DPS) to assess health risk behaviors that can contribute to injury and leading causes of death among the adolescent population.
In the spring of 2015, DPS, the Durham County Department of Public Health and the Partnership for a Healthy Durham collected 446 middle school and 1,713 high school surveys from students enrolled in Durham Public Schools.
View this and past reports on the Health Data page.
RWJF Culture of Health Prize Mini-Grant Recipient Teaches Bike and Pedestrian Safety
The Bike Co-op received an RWJF Culture of Health Prize mini-grant to partner with the Obesity and Chronic committee to conduct bike and pedestrian education. Lessons have been taking place at various elementary schools throughout the Spring.
Photos below are of teacher Nisha Watson and students during lessons on April 25 at East Way Elementary School. Watson said about the lessons, “It’s something different so it’s afforded us the opportunity to do something in real life.”
Durham Knows Campaign
The purpose of the campaign is to encourage everyone in Durham between the ages of 15 and 65 to learn their HIV status. Find out more about Durham Knows and where to get free HIV/STI testing in Durham on the campaign page.
Follow the Partnership on Twitter
The Partnership is now on Twitter! Follow us to get updates on Partnership activities and community resources and events.
Partnership in the Media
Check out recent stories in the media about and related to the Partnership. For more articles and our regular column in the Durham Herald-Sun, visit our In the News page.
2016 Meeting Calendar
Click here for a list of 2016 Partnership quarterly and committee meetings. Attend a meeting on the priority area that interests you.
Next Quarterly Meeting
The next Partnership quarterly meeting will be Wednesday, July 20, 2016, noon-1:30 pm at the Durham County Human Services Building, 414 E. Main St. Hope to see you there!
2014 RWJF Culture of Health Prize Winner
Watch the prizewinning video and find out what makes the Durham community a Culture of Health.