Sneak Peak: Summer 2016 NACCHO Exchange Feature Article

The newest issue of the NACCHO Exchange, our quarterly magazine sent out to all local health departments across the country, will be...

Sep 07, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • World Hepatitis Day: What Local Health Departments Can Do to Address a Global Burden

    World Hepatitis Day— today, July 28—brings awareness to the more than 400 million people across the globe who are infected with...

    Jul 28, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • 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

  • A Call to Action: Prepare for Climate Change

    By Paul Biedrzycki, MPH, MBA, CIH, Director of Disease Control and Environmental Health, City of Milwaukee Health Department...

    Jun 15, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • CSTE Funding Opportunity – Flu Near You Data Implementation Pilot Project

    The Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) recently announced a new funding opportunity: Flu Near You Data...

    Jun 01, 2016 | Christina Baum

  • CDC’s Division of Viral Hepatitis Releases 5-Year Strategic Plan

    CDC’s Division of Viral Hepatitis (DVH) has released a 5-year strategic plan (“Division of Viral Hepatitis Strategic Plan,...

    May 25, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • Global Diabetes Rate Increases Significantly

    A new report by the World Health Organization (WHO) reveals a fourfold increase in global diabetes cases in the last 36 years. There...

    Apr 19, 2016 | Katie Regan

  • Institute of Medicine Releases Report: “Eliminating the Public Health Problem of...

    The Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine has released the report,...

    Apr 11, 2016 | Alyson Jordan

  • World TB Day: Unite to End TB

    World TB Day is celebrated each March 24, commemorating the anniversary of the day in 1882 when Robert Koch announced the discovery of...

    Mar 24, 2016 | Christina Baum

  • Sneak Peak: Summer 2016 NACCHO Exchange Feature Article

    The newest issue of the NACCHO Exchange, our quarterly magazine sent out to all local health departments across the country, will be hitting mailboxes over the next several weeks. The summer 2016 issue focuses on environmental health, highlighting topics including vector control, food safety, aquatic safety, healthy community design, climate change and more. The issue’s feature […]

    Sep 07, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

    World Hepatitis Day: What Local Health Departments Can Do to Address a Global Burden

    World Hepatitis Day— today, July 28—brings awareness to the more than 400 million people across the globe who are infected with chronic viral hepatitis, including up to 150 million living with hepatitis C virus (HCV). In the United States, more than 3.5 million Americans—particularly baby boomers (those born between 1945 and 1965)—are living with HCV, making it the most common chronic […]

    Jul 28, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    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

    A Call to Action: Prepare for Climate Change

    By Paul Biedrzycki, MPH, MBA, CIH, Director of Disease Control and Environmental Health, City of Milwaukee Health Department Regardless of the current political debates on the existence of climate change, there is mounting and compelling scientific evidence that not only indicates climate change is occurring, but also predicts significant health risks, especially for vulnerable populations....

    Jun 15, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

    CSTE Funding Opportunity – Flu Near You Data Implementation Pilot Project

    The Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) recently announced a new funding opportunity: Flu Near You Data Implementation Pilot Project. This funding opportunity serves to encourage and facilitate the use of Flu Near You data by enabling a sample of U.S. health departments to acquire, manage, analyze, and interpret data from the Flu Near You participatory surveillance […]

    Jun 01, 2016 | Christina Baum

    CDC’s Division of Viral Hepatitis Releases 5-Year Strategic Plan

    CDC’s Division of Viral Hepatitis (DVH) has released a 5-year strategic plan (“Division of Viral Hepatitis Strategic Plan, 2016-2020“) describing their efforts to decrease incidence and prevalence of viral hepatitis, decrease morbidity and mortality from viral hepatitis, and reduce viral hepatitis-related health disparities. To eliminate viral hepatitis in the United States and...

    May 25, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    Global Diabetes Rate Increases Significantly

    A new report by the World Health Organization (WHO) reveals a fourfold increase in global diabetes cases in the last 36 years. There are now 422 million adults living with diabetes globally. This is an increase from 108 million people in 1980. The majority of these people are living in poorer, low-resource countries. WHO is […]

    Apr 19, 2016 | Katie Regan

    Institute of Medicine Releases Report: “Eliminating the Public Health Problem of Hepatitis B and C in the United States”

    The Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine has released the report, “Eliminating the Public Health Problem of Hepatitis B and C in the United States,” which explores the barriers that must be overcome to eliminate hepatitis B and hepatitis C in the United States. Commissioned by the Office of Minority Health […]

    Apr 11, 2016 | Alyson Jordan

    World TB Day: Unite to End TB

    World TB Day is celebrated each March 24, commemorating the anniversary of the day in 1882 when Robert Koch announced the discovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacteria that causes tuberculosis (TB). The day serves to build public awareness that though much has changed since Koch’s time, the fight against tuberculosis still rages on. This year’s […]

    Mar 24, 2016 | Christina Baum

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