FDA Proposes Exciting Changes to the Female Condom

On Worlds AIDS Day (December 1), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it proposes to not only reclassify the...

Dec 11, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

  • Training Course: Environmental Health Training in Emergency Response (EHTER)

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in partnership with the Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA),...

    Oct 18, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

  • NIAM Blog Series 2017: Turning the Tide on HPV Vaccination Rates

    Throughout the month of August, NACCHO’s National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) Blog Series highlights the importance of...

    Aug 28, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

  • Gender Diversity 101: Meeting Clients Where They are to Prevent HIV

    Cardea Services is now offering an independent study course to help healthcare providers discuss aspects of gender identity, gender...

    May 23, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

  • Special Feature: Local Approaches to Preventing Teen Dating Violence

    By Blaire Bryant, MPH, NACCHO and Melanie Ruhe, MPH, NACCHO February marks Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. Teen Dating Violence...

    Feb 22, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

  • CDC Reports First Case of Female-to-Male Sexual Transmission of Zika

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention just released news of the first documented case of female-to-male sexual transmission...

    Jul 15, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • NCSD Blog Series for STD Awareness Month

    The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) has created a blog series for STD Awareness Month. The series is a collaboration...

    Apr 12, 2016 | Nyana Quashie

  • Spring Weather Preparedness: Storms, Floods—and Yes, Tornadoes

    Until 1950, United States weathermen were forbidden from using the T-word: tornadoes. Yet, in the early 20th century, tornadoes were...

    Mar 28, 2016 | Andrea Grenadier

  • FDA Proposes Exciting Changes to the Female Condom

    On Worlds AIDS Day (December 1), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it proposes to not only reclassify the female condom from a Class III to a Class II medical device, but to also de-gender the device through renaming it the “single-use internal condom.” The proposed order also calls for expanding the indication […]

    Dec 11, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

    Training Course: Environmental Health Training in Emergency Response (EHTER)

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in partnership with the Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA), revamped their Environmental Health Training in Emergency Response (EHTER) course. EHTER helps prepare environmental health professionals and other emergency response personnel by providing them with the necessary knowledge, skills, and resources to address the...

    Oct 18, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

    NIAM Blog Series 2017: Turning the Tide on HPV Vaccination Rates

    Throughout the month of August, NACCHO’s National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) Blog Series highlights the importance of immunizations across the lifespan. This week’s NIAM Blog Series post takes us to Florida, where high rates of human papilloma virus (HPV)-associated cancers and low HPV vaccination rates led the Florida Department of Health in Broward County (DOH-Broward) […]

    Aug 28, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

    Gender Diversity 101: Meeting Clients Where They are to Prevent HIV

    Cardea Services is now offering an independent study course to help healthcare providers discuss aspects of gender identity, gender discrimination and gender-related health disparities and how they impact clients. Participants will practice skills for assessing and treating gender-diverse clients who may be at risk for HIV or who have HIV. An important part of HIV prevention […]

    May 23, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

    Special Feature: Local Approaches to Preventing Teen Dating Violence

    By Blaire Bryant, MPH, NACCHO and Melanie Ruhe, MPH, NACCHO February marks Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. Teen Dating Violence (TDV) – the physical, sexual, psychological, or emotional violence within a dating relationship – is a serious matter that affects many teenagers. According to a 2011 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) survey, 23% […]

    Feb 22, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

    CDC Reports First Case of Female-to-Male Sexual Transmission of Zika

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention just released news of the first documented case of female-to-male sexual transmission of Zika virus. The suspected case was identified by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Upon testing, the woman’s serum and urine tested positive for Zika virus RNA. Seven days after intercourse with the woman, […]

    Jul 15, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    NCSD Blog Series for STD Awareness Month

    The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) has created a blog series for STD Awareness Month. The series is a collaboration between NCSD’s members and partners, and will put a spotlight on important aspects of STD prevention, along with highlighting the work of may STD programs from across the nation. Last weeks featured blogs were: Female […]

    Apr 12, 2016 | Nyana Quashie

    Spring Weather Preparedness: Storms, Floods—and Yes, Tornadoes

    Until 1950, United States weathermen were forbidden from using the T-word: tornadoes. Yet, in the early 20th century, tornadoes were everywhere: ripping through southern and Midwest states, shouting in sky-high fonts from the front page of newspapers, and starring in harrowing newsreels. According to a recent piece in Atlas Obscura, there was one place, however, […]

    Mar 28, 2016 | Andrea Grenadier

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