Spotlight Blog Series: HUD Grant Advances Lead Prevention in Albany, New York

By Elizabeth Brasington, NACCHO Marketing/ Communications Intern The third and final story for our three-part blog series highlighting...

Aug 26, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • Eliminating Viral Hepatitis as a Public Health Threat: The Important Role Local...

    My first job in public health was as a health educator and HIV test counselor at a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in San...

    Jun 30, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

  • Talking about, Testing for, and Treating STDs: The Important Role of Disease...

    The theme for STD Awareness Month 2016 is Talk. Test. Treat. Disease Intervention Specialists (DIS) play an important role in local...

    Apr 20, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

  • FDA Finalizes Rule to Ensure Food Safety During Transport

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has finalized a new food safety rule that will help prevent food contamination during...

    Apr 06, 2016 | Katie Regan

  • NACCHO Hosts First Health in All Policies (HiAP) Workshop in Richmond, VA

    On December 8-9 2015 the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), in conjunction with Institute for Public...

    Jan 20, 2016 | Bridget Kerner

  • USDA Report: Climate Change Likely to Impede Progress on Global Food Security

    A new report released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) that examines global food security and its implications for the...

    Dec 02, 2015 | Katie Regan

  • FDA Finalizes Three New Rules Under FSMA

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has finalized three additional rules developed under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA):...

    Nov 03, 2015 | Katie Regan

  • FDA Releases Training Strategy for Food Safety Modernization Act

    Following last month’s finalization of two rules under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the U.S. Food and Drug...

    Oct 13, 2015 | Katie Regan

  • Spotlight Blog Series: HUD Grant Advances Lead Prevention in Albany, New York

    By Elizabeth Brasington, NACCHO Marketing/ Communications Intern The third and final story for our three-part blog series highlighting the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)‘s Lead Hazard Reduction (LHRD) awardees takes us to Albany County, New York. Similar to both the health departments serving Lansing (MI) and Cook County (IL), the Albany County Health Department...

    Aug 26, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

    Eliminating Viral Hepatitis as a Public Health Threat: The Important Role Local Health Departments Play

    My first job in public health was as a health educator and HIV test counselor at a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in San Diego. There, I taught classes on HIV, STI, Viral Hepatitis, and TB prevention to individuals in alcohol and drug treatment programs and offered field-based rapid HIV testing following the class. After […]

    Jun 30, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

    Talking about, Testing for, and Treating STDs: The Important Role of Disease Intervention Specialists

    The theme for STD Awareness Month 2016 is Talk. Test. Treat. Disease Intervention Specialists (DIS) play an important role in local health department HIV/STD programs and work to improve the sexual health of their community by talking to them about STD prevention, testing in the field, and linking the clients in need to care. For […]

    Apr 20, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

    FDA Finalizes Rule to Ensure Food Safety During Transport

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has finalized a new food safety rule that will help prevent food contamination during transportation. The rule will require those involved in transporting human and animal food by motor or rail vehicle to follow recognized best practices for sanitary transportation, such as properly refrigerating food, adequately cleaning vehicles between […]

    Apr 06, 2016 | Katie Regan

    NACCHO Hosts First Health in All Policies (HiAP) Workshop in Richmond, VA

    On December 8-9 2015 the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), in conjunction with Institute for Public Health Innovation (IPHI), Creating Community Change Consulting, and the Richmond City Health District, conducted Richmond, Virginia’s first Health in All Policies Workshop. Health in All Policies (HiAP) is a change in the systems that determine […]

    Jan 20, 2016 | Bridget Kerner

    USDA Report: Climate Change Likely to Impede Progress on Global Food Security

    A new report released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) that examines global food security and its implications for the United States says climate change is likely to impede progress on reducing undernourishment around the world in the decades to come. Climate Change, Global Food Security, and the U.S. Food System, released today during the 2015 United […]

    Dec 02, 2015 | Katie Regan

    FDA Finalizes Three New Rules Under FSMA

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has finalized three additional rules developed under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA): Produce Safety, Foreign Supplier Verification, and Third Party Accreditation. The FSMA, passed more than four years ago, is a broad reform of the United States’ food safety system that focuses on prevention rather than reaction. Broadly, the new rules for set...

    Nov 03, 2015 | Katie Regan

    FDA Releases Training Strategy for Food Safety Modernization Act

    Following last month’s finalization of two rules under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released its strategy for FSMA training, “Who Will Provide Training for the Food Industry? Public and Private Partners Working Together.” The strategy outlines the options for those who must comply with the new food safety regulations...

    Oct 13, 2015 | Katie Regan

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