HHS Launches New Viral Hepatitis Website & Twitter Account

On Hepatitis Testing Day, May 19, HHS launched a new website about viral hepatitis that will support the work HHS is leading across...

May 19, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

  • New York City Recognizes Hepatitis Testing Day and Highlights the Important Role...

    May 19 is Hepatitis Testing Day in the United States and provides an opportunity to raise awareness of the importance of screening for...

    May 19, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

  • Provide Feedback on Zika Action Plan Summit Teleconferences

    Fill out this brief survey on the CDC’s ZAP Summit Teleconferences to help us understand how these teleconferences benefit your...

    May 17, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • New Evaluation Tool for Improving Disability Inclusion

    The BMC Public Health Journal recently published a study on the Community Health Inclusion Index (CHII), a new survey tool promoting...

    May 17, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • Report: Leveraging the National HIV/AIDS Strategy in U.S. Fast-Track Cities

    In November 2015, NACCHO collaborated with the International Association of Providers in AIDS Care (IAPAC) to support their work to...

    May 11, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • 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

  • HHS Launches New Viral Hepatitis Website & Twitter Account

    On Hepatitis Testing Day, May 19, HHS launched a new website about viral hepatitis that will support the work HHS is leading across federal agencies and with partners across the nation to fight viral hepatitis. The new site features information about hepatitis B and hepatitis C and provides quick access to online tools that can […]

    May 19, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

    New York City Recognizes Hepatitis Testing Day and Highlights the Important Role LHDs Play in Addressing Viral Hepatitis

    May 19 is Hepatitis Testing Day in the United States and provides an opportunity to raise awareness of the importance of screening for hepatitis B and C. It is estimated that up to 5 million Americans have viral hepatitis, but less than a third of people with chronic hepatitis B and just half of those with chronic […]

    May 19, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

    Provide Feedback on Zika Action Plan Summit Teleconferences

    Fill out this brief survey on the CDC’s ZAP Summit Teleconferences to help us understand how these teleconferences benefit your local health department. Feel free to provide additional feedback in the comments below, as well. *Note: You will use the same survey link to provide feedback on all of the teleconferences. 

    May 17, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    New Evaluation Tool for Improving Disability Inclusion

    The BMC Public Health Journal recently published a study on the Community Health Inclusion Index (CHII), a new survey tool promoting disability inclusion in community health initiatives. The CHII was created to assist public health professionals and organizations to better understand the needs of and develop new initiatives for individuals with disabilities living in their communities. The...

    May 17, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

    Report: Leveraging the National HIV/AIDS Strategy in U.S. Fast-Track Cities

    In November 2015, NACCHO collaborated with the International Association of Providers in AIDS Care (IAPAC) to support their work to help convene the U.S. Fast Track Cities Initiative and National HIV/AIDS Strategy Consultation meeting. The meeting convened health officials and HIV program managers from local and state health departments, community representatives, healthcare providers, public...

    May 11, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    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

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