Tacoma team selected for community-based research program

The Detroit Urban Research Center has selected two Tacoma health professionals to join its new, Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) Partnership Academy. During the year-long program, participants have the opportunity to enhance their knowledge and skills in collaborative approaches to address racial and ethnic health inequities in their communities. [Read more…]

Stay safe and legal this 4th of July

The Pierce County Fire Marshal and Department of Emergency Management wants to wish everyone a happy and safe 4th of July. The best way to safely enjoy the 4th is to watch a public fireworks display conducted by professionals. However, if you decide to purchase fireworks when they go on sale June 28, and use them if they are legal where you live, be sure to practice good firework safety. [Read more…]