Provide Input on Training Website for Environmental Assessments during Foodborne...

The Colorado School of Public Health is compiling a list of trainings and resources to include on a new training website for...

Feb 16, 2016 | Amy Chang

  • Technical Consultation on the Elimination of Perinatal Hepatitis B in the U.S.: What...

    By Cynthia English, RN BSN, Communicable Disease Specialist, Saint Louis County (MO) Department of Public Health Hepatitis B infection...

    Feb 09, 2016 | Guest Author

  • Using Data to Improve Outcomes along the HIV Care Continuum: Lessons Learned from...

    By Ejay Jack, Community Health Program Supervisor, Hennepin County (MN) Public Health In December 2015, the National HIV Prevention...

    Jan 29, 2016 | Guest Author

  • At Your Service: CDC’s Integrated Food Safety Centers of Excellence Provide Guidance...

    By Elizabeth Pace, Public Health Advisor, Integrated Food Safety Centers of Excellence, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention If...

    Jan 27, 2016 | Katie Regan

  • DASH Releases Healthy Students, Promising Futures Toolkit

    The Centers for Disease Control and Preventions’s Division of Adolescent and School Health (DASH) released the Healthy Students,...

    Jan 20, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

  • NACCHO Comments on USPSTF Draft Syphilis Screening Recommendation

    In December, the United States Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) released a draft recommendation statement for syphilis...

    Jan 19, 2016 | Nicholas Parr

  • Protect Yourself While Pregnant: Food Safety Resources for Local Health Departments

    By Brittany C. Woodland, Congressional and Public Affairs Specialist, Food Safety and Inspection Service, U.S. Department of...

    Dec 10, 2015 | Guest Author

  • National Influenza Vaccination Week: It’s Not Too Late to Promote Vaccination in...

    For millions of people every flu season, the flu can mean a fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, muscle aches, fatigue,...

    Dec 07, 2015 | Lisa McKeown

  • Provide Input on Training Website for Environmental Assessments during Foodborne Illness Outbreaks

    The Colorado School of Public Health is compiling a list of trainings and resources to include on a new training website for conducting environmental assessments during foodborne illness outbreaks. The website goal is to increase the quality of environmental assessments by organizing and vetting existing training and resources. Target users include environmental health practitioners in state,...

    Feb 16, 2016 | Amy Chang

    Technical Consultation on the Elimination of Perinatal Hepatitis B in the U.S.: What Local Health Departments Can Do

    By Cynthia English, RN BSN, Communicable Disease Specialist, Saint Louis County (MO) Department of Public Health Hepatitis B infection in a pregnant woman poses a serious risk to her infant at birth. Without post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP), approximately 40% of infants born to hepatitis B-infected mothers in the United States will develop chronic hepatitis B infection, approximately one-fourth...

    Feb 09, 2016 | Guest Author

    Using Data to Improve Outcomes along the HIV Care Continuum: Lessons Learned from the 2015 National HIV Prevention Conference

    By Ejay Jack, Community Health Program Supervisor, Hennepin County (MN) Public Health In December 2015, the National HIV Prevention Conference was held in Atlanta and I had the pleasure to attend through NACCHO’s support. This opportunity allowed me to network with colleagues and experts from across the county in an effort to share research and […]

    Jan 29, 2016 | Guest Author

    At Your Service: CDC’s Integrated Food Safety Centers of Excellence Provide Guidance and Resources for Local and State Health Departments

    By Elizabeth Pace, Public Health Advisor, Integrated Food Safety Centers of Excellence, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention If your New Year’s resolution is to improve your health department’s foodborne illness investigations, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Integrated Food Safety Centers of Excellence (CoEs) can help. The CoEs were established under the […]

    Jan 27, 2016 | Katie Regan

    DASH Releases Healthy Students, Promising Futures Toolkit

    The Centers for Disease Control and Preventions’s Division of Adolescent and School Health (DASH) released the Healthy Students, Promising Futures toolkit with tools and resources developed for healthcare providers, educational agencies, and state and community leaders. These materials focus on five high impact opportunities and were designed to increase access to health insurance to...

    Jan 20, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

    NACCHO Comments on USPSTF Draft Syphilis Screening Recommendation

    In December, the United States Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) released a draft recommendation statement for syphilis screening among nonpregnant adults and adolescents, and invited public comment on the proposed updates. These updates include the most recent Centers for Disease Control and prevention (CDC) syphilis surveillance data, and insights into the growing syphilis epidemic and...

    Jan 19, 2016 | Nicholas Parr

    Protect Yourself While Pregnant: Food Safety Resources for Local Health Departments

    By Brittany C. Woodland, Congressional and Public Affairs Specialist, Food Safety and Inspection Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture  As a mother prepares to bring a baby into the world, she has to juggle the often overwhelming demands of pregnancy: frequent doctor’s appointments, morning sickness, and the infamous food cravings, to name just a few. Food safety may […]

    Dec 10, 2015 | Guest Author

    National Influenza Vaccination Week: It’s Not Too Late to Promote Vaccination in Your Community

    For millions of people every flu season, the flu can mean a fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, muscle aches, fatigue, and miserable days spent in bed. However, the flu can be more serious. On average, more than 200,000 people are hospitalized each year in the United States due to flu complications. But […]

    Dec 07, 2015 | Lisa McKeown

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