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Please note the Imperial County Public Health Department will be closed to all walk-in services for the public. Department staff will be available to provide assistance by phone to members of the community who have questions related to any of the Department’s essential services.

Phone assistance will be available Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. The office will be closed for lunch from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. This shall remain in effect until further notice.

Our Choice Advisory Committee

One of the components to the Our Choice project is the Our Choice Advisory Committee. The committee meets quarterly, with the purpose of providing input, and direction for the overall study development and progress.

Advisory Committee Roles and responsibilities:

  • Represent community and organizational needs
  • Set research priorities
  • Provide input on intervention activities and evaluation methods
  • Assist with study recruitment and other community relations
  • Represent the work and values of Our Choice
  • Approve manuscript and presentation ideas
  • Participate on the development and writing of manuscripts and presentations
  • Allow us to include your name on our website as an Advisory Comm. member
  • Provide letters of support as needed
  • Attend quarterly meetings (plus special meetings as needed)
  • Participate in a workgroup

Members of the Adivory Committee are:

  • University of California San Diego (UCSD)
  • City of El Centro, Parks & Recreation
  • City of Brawley, Parks & Recreation
  • Brawley Elementary School District
  • Imperial Valley Food Bank
  • Imperial County Office of Education -Early Care & Education Program
  • Brawley Elementary School District
  • El Centro Elementary School District
  • Clinicas de Salud Del Pueblo - WIC
  • Clinicas de Salud Del Pueblo
  • Riverside County Office of Education -Migrant Head Start
  • El Centro Elementary School District
  • Imperial County Children and Families First Commission
  • Campesinos Unidos, Inc. Head Start
  • IV Boys & Girls Club
  • Cooperative Extension, Imperial County
  • San Diego State University (SDSU)
  • Institute for Behavioral and Community Health (IBACH)
  • Imperial County Public Health Department
  • San Diego State University Imperial Valley Campus