Gonorrhea stood out the most because 70 were diagnosed between the ages of 15

Gonorrhea stood out the most because 70 were

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Gonorrhea stood out the most because 70% were diagnosed between the ages of 15 to 24 years old (Sentinel City, 2018). This percentage could be decreased by educating the younger population on STD prevention and proper testing prior to engaging in sexual activity. Lastly, the crime rates in Sentinel City is concerning. One stood out the most, A gunman held hostages at ABC daycare. This is exposing the city's youth to violence at an early age. Also, the city seems tohave gang related crime. The highest number of incidences were aggrevated assualts with 100
cases, followed by robbery 40 cases, simple assualts 38 cases, and homicides 20 cases (Sentinel City, 2018). These numbers seem to be slowing increasing throughout the years. C1.The top three problems in Sentinel City are injury and violence prevention, STDs, and environemental health based on the Healthy People 2020 goals. According to Healthy People 2020, "injury and violence have a significant impact on the well-being of Americans by contributing to premature death, years of potential life lost, disability, poor mental health, high medical costs and lost productivity (healthypeople.gov, 2018)." The city needs to feel safe and secure and this is hard due to the number of gang-related crimes and the hostage situation at ABC daycare. It is a joint effort by society to improve the overall safety of the nation according toHealthy People 2020. Secondly, "untreated STD's can lead to serious long-term health consequences, especially for adolescents and young women (healthypeople.gov, 2018)." A strategy to improve reproductive health is STD prevention (healthypeople.gov, 2018). There are many diseases that can be prevented by just receiving the proper education and screening. Third, environmental health is a problem according to Healthy People 2020. "Outdoor air quality, surface and ground water quality, toxic substance and hazardous wastes, home and communities, infrastructure and survelliance and global envirmental health" are objectives seen in the website (healthypeople.gov, 2018). As stated ealier, air pollution by the grocery store, unknown sunstance pouring into the street in Casper Park, and trash scattered throughout the city are all concerns that need to be addressed in order to improve environmental health in Sentinel City. C2.Community resources that can assist in preventing crime and violence in the city are community preventative service task force, shelters and safe houses, and treatment and support groups. According to Healthy People 2020, "protective service task force recomments universal, school-based programs to prevent or reduce violent behavior. It is important to offer resources to youth and to start at school-age level (healthypeople.gov, 2018)." It is important to show children the positive way of living instead of joining a gang. Another community resource in Sentinel City are shelters and safe houses. This could allow gang members that are seeking a way out or a victim of violence the ability to stay at a safe house. Lastly, treatment and support

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