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in Acer Tech Center and contains the Emergency room, urgent care, Primary care physicians, dentists, vision and pharmacy (Sentinel City, 2017). The Affordable Housing Project is an apartment rental that is income based, helping provide affordable housing for low income families. The buildings are made of brick, but there is an abandoned lot nearby where people tend to gather. The people appear to be of a few different ethnic backgrounds. There are billboards around the city advertising typical safety, health and wellness reminders. Sentinel City reports a higher than average incidence of STD’s than the national averages (Sentinel City, 2017), (U.S. Census, 2016). B1. Analysis of Collected DataAfter analyzing the data collected while observing the city I noticed several areas of health concerns. One of the biggest concerns is the lack of sanitation in the city. The trash that 7
C228 Task Onehas collected near buildings has rats running around and over it. Rats carry and spread diseases (healthypeople.gov, 2017). Trash with run-off into wastewater can increase the risk of disease transmission. Another health concern I noted is the air pollution. There was dust in the air near Jo’s grocery and billowing stacks at the factory. Particulate matter in the air people breathe can cause lung disease and other respiratory ailments (healthypeople.gov, 2017). There are not many green spaces in Sentinel City, and this is concerning because especially in a city where there is a factory sending exhaust into the air we need green spaces to clean our air. Green spaces also are conducive to happiness and relaxation which benefits people in general. Another concern related to the health of Sentinel City residents is the lack of easily accessible food. The low food securityin the Industrial heights area is evidenced by the soup kitchen next to the Interfaith Church reporting that it serves approximately 40,000 meals per month (Sentinel City, 2017). The high incidence of STD’s is a health concern as well. Studies have shown that untreated STD’s can lead to long term health problems, especially in women and teenage girls (healthypeople.gov, 2017). Crime is another major health concern. In addition to the standard crime from gangs and arrests there was a hostage incident at ABC Daycare that would have been terrifying had it occurred in real life. C1. Top Three Problems in Sentinel CityComparing the Top three problems in Relation to Healthy People2020 GoalsThe top three health concerns that I noticed in Sentinel City as they pertain to Healthy People 2020 are environmental health, prevention of injury and violence and personal protection from sexually transmitted diseases. Environmental health affects the status of our health and is a major contributing factor to our length and quality of life 8
C228 Task One(healthypeople.gov, 2017). Poor air quality has been shown to cause a wide range of illnesses including cancer, asthma and cardiovascular disease. Poor water quality can cause widespread

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