STD Contact Tracing Infographic

NCSD developed an infographic to help explain the work of Disease Intervention Specialists (DIS) and other public health professionals...

May 11, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

  • LA County Launches Awareness Campaign Encouraging Residents to Get Protected With...

    The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health launched a public education campaign that features three animated superheroes...

    May 11, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

  • State of HCV Care National Survey Report Released

    Health HIV released a report titled HealthHCV’s State of HCV CareTM national survey report. The survey identified treatment...

    May 11, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

  • Fact Sheet on Public Health and School Nurse Collaboration

    School nurses are an integral part of public health, especially when it comes to children and families.  By collaborating with school...

    May 11, 2016 | Nyana Quashie

  • May is Hepatitis Awareness Month

    May is Hepatitis Awareness Month in the United States and is an opportunity to raise awareness about the silent epidemics of hepatitis...

    May 11, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

  • New Provider Resources Page on HCV

    The National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable (NVHR) added a new provider resources page to its website that has a number of resources for...

    May 11, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

  • NCSD Resources on Sexual Transmission of Zika Virus

    The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) has developed a resource page on sexual transmission of Zika. The page aims to serve as...

    May 10, 2016 | Nyana Quashie

  • Call for Abstracts: 2017 Consumer Food Safety Education Conference

    The Partnership for Food Safety Education is accepting education session and poster abstracts for their 2017 Consumer Food Safety...

    May 09, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • CIFOR Releases Outbreaks of Undetermined Etiology (OUE) Guidelines

    The Council to Improve Foodborne Outbreak Response (CIFOR) is pleased to announce the release of the Outbreaks of Undetermined...

    May 09, 2016 | Amy Chang

  • STD Contact Tracing Infographic

    NCSD developed an infographic to help explain the work of Disease Intervention Specialists (DIS) and other public health professionals who perform contact tracing for STDs. The infographic provides an easy-to-follow visual to explain this hard boots-on-the-ground work done by member Health Departments across the county. NCSD plans to use this infographic to show policymakers how contact tracing...

    May 11, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

    LA County Launches Awareness Campaign Encouraging Residents to Get Protected With PrEP

    The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health launched a public education campaign that features three animated superheroes collectively called “The Protectors” who encourage LA County residents to learn more about PrEP. The campaign was developed with input from a PrEP community advisory board and the animated superheroes reflect the specific target populations that the campaign intends...

    May 11, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

    State of HCV Care National Survey Report Released

    Health HIV released a report titled HealthHCV’s State of HCV CareTM national survey report. The survey identified treatment utilization policies impacting coverage by payers as a major barrier among substantial and diverse barriers preventing providers from delivering necessary care to their HCV-infected patients. Other barriers identified included: limited infrastructure for proving hepatitis C...

    May 11, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

    Fact Sheet on Public Health and School Nurse Collaboration

    School nurses are an integral part of public health, especially when it comes to children and families.  By collaborating with school nurses, state and local health departments can improve school health services, and can better address population health. For example, nurses have a central role in disease surveillance, disease prevention, wellness, and even health policy. […]

    May 11, 2016 | Nyana Quashie

    May is Hepatitis Awareness Month

    May is Hepatitis Awareness Month in the United States and is an opportunity to raise awareness about the silent epidemics of hepatitis B and C and highlight the importance of testing. CDC has created a number of resources such as digital tools, a hepatitis risk assessment, live-read PSA scripts, and fact sheets for organizations interested […]

    May 11, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

    New Provider Resources Page on HCV

    The National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable (NVHR) added a new provider resources page to its website that has a number of resources for training primary care providers and other healthcare workers on the importance of hepatitis C screening and linkage to care. Topics include orientation to baby boomer HCV screening, testing and lab order details, care […]

    May 11, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

    NCSD Resources on Sexual Transmission of Zika Virus

    The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) has developed a resource page on sexual transmission of Zika. The page aims to serve as a resource to STD programs on the state and local levels. STD directors and staff should use the resources to initiate conversations with partners on issues such as STD testing and transmission concerns during […]

    May 10, 2016 | Nyana Quashie

    Call for Abstracts: 2017 Consumer Food Safety Education Conference

    The Partnership for Food Safety Education is accepting education session and poster abstracts for their 2017 Consumer Food Safety Education Conference, taking place January 25-27, 2017 in Washington, DC. This conference will focus on “behavior change – the heart of improving food safety practices at home and at work.” Abstracts are being accepted for the following […]

    May 09, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

    CIFOR Releases Outbreaks of Undetermined Etiology (OUE) Guidelines

    The Council to Improve Foodborne Outbreak Response (CIFOR) is pleased to announce the release of the Outbreaks of Undetermined Etiology (OUE) Guidelines. The OUE Guidelines are designed to provide recommendations on “universal” collection, shipment, testing, and retention of foodborne outbreak specimens in the event that an etiology is elusive, even in the early stages of […]

    May 09, 2016 | Amy Chang

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