50 State Compilation Available on Raw Milk Statutes

The Network for Public Health Law recently released a new raw milk resource, “50 State Compilation: Raw Milk Statutes.”...

Jul 22, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

  • The State of the National Vaccine Plan – 2014

    On July 7, the National Vaccine Advisory Committee announced the release of the Annual Report of the State of the National Vaccine...

    Jul 21, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

  • Supplemental Information and Guidance for Vaccination Providers Regarding Use of...

    CDC has released supplemental information for providers about the 9-valent HPV vaccine. The document summarizes some of the...

    Jul 21, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

  • Ten Local Health Departments Share Their Strategies to Increase HPV Vaccination Rates

    NACCHO’s human papillomavirus (HPV) prevention project supports local health departments as they identify and prepare to implement...

    Jul 20, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

  • National Immunization Awareness Month Resources

    To help local health departments and other agencies promote childhood immunization during National Immunization Awareness Month in...

    Jul 17, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

  • Fact Sheet: The Urgency of Hepatitis C Screening for Baby Boomers

    The National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable has released a new fact sheet about the urgency of hepatitis C screening for baby boomers. The...

    Jul 15, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

  • NPIN Campaigns Database Promotes Health Awareness

    Would you like to increase visibility of your health prevention or awareness campaign? CDC’s National Prevention Information...

    Jul 14, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

  • New CDC Vital Signs Report: Demographic and Substance Use Trends Among Heroin Users

    CDC has released a new Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, “Vital Signs: Demographic and Substance Use Trends Among Heroin...

    Jul 14, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

  • Supporting Hepatitis C Testing, Care, and Treatment at the Local Level

    See the importance of local health departments in hepatitis C testing and linkage to care in a time of new treatment advances in...

    Jul 13, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

  • 50 State Compilation Available on Raw Milk Statutes

    The Network for Public Health Law recently released a new raw milk resource, “50 State Compilation: Raw Milk Statutes.” This document provides a list of links to current legislation on the sale of raw milk for each state. Raw milk has been the cause of many outbreaks across the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and […]

    Jul 22, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

    The State of the National Vaccine Plan – 2014

    On July 7, the National Vaccine Advisory Committee announced the release of the Annual Report of the State of the National Vaccine Plan (2014). It features accomplishments across the vaccination system in regards to development, safety, communications, access and global vaccination, and reflects new opportunities and challenges presented by the 21st century immunization landscape. This report...

    Jul 21, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

    Supplemental Information and Guidance for Vaccination Providers Regarding Use of 9-valent HPV Vaccine

    CDC has released supplemental information for providers about the 9-valent HPV vaccine. The document summarizes some of the recommendations included in the original Policy Note and provides additional guidance for issues that were not addressed previously but are likely to arise during the transition from quadrivalent HPV vaccine to 9-valent HPV vaccine. Read more

    Jul 21, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

    Ten Local Health Departments Share Their Strategies to Increase HPV Vaccination Rates

    NACCHO’s human papillomavirus (HPV) prevention project supports local health departments as they identify and prepare to implement strategies to improve HPV vaccination rates. HPV is the leading cause of cervical and several other types of cancers. However, vaccination rates remain low despite the availability of an HPV vaccine. NACCHO’s award supports ten local health departments […]

    Jul 20, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

    National Immunization Awareness Month Resources

    To help local health departments and other agencies promote childhood immunization during National Immunization Awareness Month in August and year round, the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD) at CDC has printed additional copies of several childhood immunization posters. Limited quantities of these materials are available to order for free from the CDC warehouse....

    Jul 17, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

    Fact Sheet: The Urgency of Hepatitis C Screening for Baby Boomers

    The National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable has released a new fact sheet about the urgency of hepatitis C screening for baby boomers. The majority of people living with and dying from hepatitis C are baby boomers, yet most of them remain undiagnosed and unaware of their infection. Because many baby boomers have lived with hepatitis C for 20 […]

    Jul 15, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

    NPIN Campaigns Database Promotes Health Awareness

    Would you like to increase visibility of your health prevention or awareness campaign? CDC’s National Prevention Information Network’s (NPIN’s) searchable Campaigns Database features almost 70 English and Spanish prevention campaigns from national, state, and local agencies. Add your campaign to the database to augment your HIV, STI, viral hepatitis, and TB mobilization efforts. You...

    Jul 14, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

    New CDC Vital Signs Report: Demographic and Substance Use Trends Among Heroin Users

    CDC has released a new Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, “Vital Signs: Demographic and Substance Use Trends Among Heroin Users — United States, 2002–2013.” This report shows that heroin use has increased across the United States among men and women, most age groups, and all income levels. Further, some of the greatest increases occurred in […]

    Jul 14, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

    Supporting Hepatitis C Testing, Care, and Treatment at the Local Level

    See the importance of local health departments in hepatitis C testing and linkage to care in a time of new treatment advances in NACCHO’s new infographic.

    Jul 13, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

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