Celebrate the Inaugural One Health Day on November 3!

Oct 31, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

One Health, while not a new topic, is increasingly gaining traction as the interconnectedness of human, animal, and environmental health continues to emerge. Following the 2014-2015 Ebola outbreak – which may have spread from bush meat and contact with bats – and now Zika, which is primarily spread to people by mosquitoes, it may come as no surprise that about six out of every ten infectious diseases in humans are spread from animals. Additionally, rapid changes in climate and land use are environmental factors that contribute to the spread of disease among various species. These evolving interactions between humans, animals, and the environment require public health to take a multifaceted, coordinated, and collaborative approach to advance the health of those we serve.

To raise awareness of these critical issues, NACCHO is joining the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and many other organizations to celebrate the inaugural One Health Day on November 3, 2016. One Health Day is an international campaign coordinated by the One Health Commission, the One Health Initiative, and the One Health Platform Foundation. NACCHO invites members and partners to join in celebrating the day by:

Let us know how you are celebrating One Health Day by writing infectiousdiseases@naccho.org and registering your event with the One Health Commission!


637020799465370000

About Kim Rodgers

Kim Rodgers is the Communications Manager at NACCHO.

More posts by Kim Rodgers

Related Posts

Young asian girl getting vaccine
  • Immunization

Innovative Ways to Maintain Immunization Coverage during...

To close the workgroup year, NACCHO’s Immunization Workgroup reflected on the...

Jul 31, 2020 | Amy Frandsen

Innovative Ways to Maintain Immunization Coverage during...

  • Awards & Recognition

NACCHO’s Project Public Health Ready Recognizes 26...

NACCHO’s Project Public Health Ready (PPHR) is pleased to recognize 26 agencies...

Jul 30, 2020 | Beth Hess

NACCHO’s Project Public Health Ready Recognizes 26...

  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

HIV Care and Coronavirus (COVID-19): Info and HHS/CDC...

TheBodyPro has developed a repository of information about the intersection of...

Jul 29, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

HIV Care and Coronavirus (COVID-19): Info and HHS/CDC...

Cdc badge small
  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Infectious Disease

Interim Guidance for Use of Pooling Procedures in...

The CDC recently released interim guidance for use of pooled testing for...

Jul 29, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

Interim Guidance for Use of Pooling Procedures in...

NCSH small
  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Fact Sheet: How Can LGBTQ+ Youth Navigate COVID-19?

The National Coalition for Sexual Health and GLSEN released a new fact sheet,...

Jul 29, 2020 | Kat Kelley

Fact Sheet: How Can LGBTQ+ Youth Navigate COVID-19?

  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

WHO Says COVID-19 Threatens Gains on Hepatitis, Releases...

WHO released new guidelines for preventing mother-to-child transmission of...

Jul 29, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

WHO Says COVID-19 Threatens Gains on Hepatitis, Releases...

  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

Report: COVID-19 Could Lead to a Surge in Overdose Deaths

A recent article in Hep Magazine warns that the COVID-19 pandemic could worsen...

Jul 29, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

Report: COVID-19 Could Lead to a Surge in Overdose Deaths

  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Report: The Impact of COVID-19 on Hepatitis Elimination

The World Hepatitis Alliance published the findings of a global survey to...

Jul 29, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

Report: The Impact of COVID-19 on Hepatitis Elimination

The Toolkit for HAP E cover jpg
  • Press Release
  • Tools & Resources
  • Health in All Policies
  • Parks

New Resource for Local Health Departments Features...

NACCHO announces the launch of The Toolkit for Health, Arts, Parks, and Equity...

Jul 28, 2020 | Andrea Grenadier

New Resource for Local Health Departments Features...

Back to Top