Plan to Attend NACCHO’s Webinar: “Improving Health Equity through Health Impact...

NACCHO is hosting the webinar, Improving Health Equity through Health Impact Assessment, on Tuesday, March 1 at 1:30PM EST. Jonathan...

Feb 24, 2016 | Bridget Kerner

  • Using Data to Improve Outcomes along the HIV Care Continuum: Lessons Learned from...

    By Ejay Jack, Community Health Program Supervisor, Hennepin County (MN) Public Health In December 2015, the National HIV Prevention...

    Jan 29, 2016 | Guest Author

  • Funding Opportunity: CIFOR Guidelines and Toolkit Implementation Training Grants

    The Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) has announced the availability of training grants for implementation of...

    Jan 20, 2016 | Amy Chang

  • Now Available: FAQ Document and Audio Recording for the Lessons in INfection Control...

    Following the January 8 informational webinar on NACCHO’s Lessons in INfection Control (LINC) funding opportunity, the audio recording...

    Jan 13, 2016 | Sara Chang

  • New Rapid Syphilis Testing Resources Available on NCSD Website

    The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) has added rapid syphilis testing (RST) resources to its website at www.ncsddc.org/rst....

    Dec 16, 2015 | Alyssa Kitlas

  • Archived Webinar Available: Opioid Abuse in the U.S.: An Urgent Public Health Crisis

    The National Institute for Healthcare Management recently hosted a webinar on public- and private-sector efforts to prevent opioid...

    Nov 17, 2015 | Alyssa Kitlas

  • New NACCHO HPV Funding Opportunity and Informational Webinar

    NACCHO has received additional funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to support local health departments as they...

    Sep 22, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

  • CIFOR Guidelines and Toolkit Implementation Webinar Series

    Two upcoming webinars, one for managers and directors of local and state environmental and public health departments (the decision...

    Sep 14, 2015 | Katie Regan

  • Plan to Attend NACCHO’s Webinar: “Improving Health Equity through Health Impact Assessment”

    NACCHO is hosting the webinar, Improving Health Equity through Health Impact Assessment, on Tuesday, March 1 at 1:30PM EST. Jonathan Heller of Human Impact Partners, Tina Yuen of Raimi+Associates, and Moriah McGrath of Pacific University will be presenting on the topics equity and health impact assessment (HIA). The webinar will provide examples of HIAs that focused on equity […]

    Feb 24, 2016 | Bridget Kerner

    Using Data to Improve Outcomes along the HIV Care Continuum: Lessons Learned from the 2015 National HIV Prevention Conference

    By Ejay Jack, Community Health Program Supervisor, Hennepin County (MN) Public Health In December 2015, the National HIV Prevention Conference was held in Atlanta and I had the pleasure to attend through NACCHO’s support. This opportunity allowed me to network with colleagues and experts from across the county in an effort to share research and […]

    Jan 29, 2016 | Guest Author

    Funding Opportunity: CIFOR Guidelines and Toolkit Implementation Training Grants

    The Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) has announced the availability of training grants for implementation of the Second Edition of the CIFOR Guidelines for Foodborne Disease Outbreak Response and the CIFOR Toolkit. The CIFOR Guidelines improve public health foodborne disease outbreak detection and response. The purpose of this funding opportunity is to provide […]

    Jan 20, 2016 | Amy Chang

    Now Available: FAQ Document and Audio Recording for the Lessons in INfection Control Initiative Funding Opportunity

    Following the January 8 informational webinar on NACCHO’s Lessons in INfection Control (LINC) funding opportunity, the audio recording and a document providing answers to frequently asked questions about the LINC Initiative request for applications (RFA) are available. Responses to new questions submitted by potential applicants after January 13 will be posted on this blog. Applications must...

    Jan 13, 2016 | Sara Chang

    New Rapid Syphilis Testing Resources Available on NCSD Website

    The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) has added rapid syphilis testing (RST) resources to its website at www.ncsddc.org/rst. This section will act as a clearinghouse for a variety of RST resources. Visit the website for NCSD’s updated RST tri-fold, past webinars on syphilis testing, and individual state RST protocols.

    Dec 16, 2015 | Alyssa Kitlas

    Archived Webinar Available: Opioid Abuse in the U.S.: An Urgent Public Health Crisis

    The National Institute for Healthcare Management recently hosted a webinar on public- and private-sector efforts to prevent opioid overdose and death, including initiatives to ensure appropriate prescription of pain medications and to expand access to addiction treatment. Between 1999 and 2013, the amount of prescription painkillers dispensed in the U.S. quadrupled. In roughly the same […]

    Nov 17, 2015 | Alyssa Kitlas

    New NACCHO HPV Funding Opportunity and Informational Webinar

    NACCHO has received additional funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to support local health departments as they engage and collaborate with healthcare providers and other key community stakeholders to increase human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination rates in their communities, according to the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ HPV vaccination recommendations. Up...

    Sep 22, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

    CIFOR Guidelines and Toolkit Implementation Webinar Series

    Two upcoming webinars, one for managers and directors of local and state environmental and public health departments (the decision makers) and one for public health professionals responsible for the investigation and control of foodborne diseases and outbreaks (the worker bees), will describe the CIFOR Guidelines, Toolkit, and other available resources to improve foodborne disease outbreak...

    Sep 14, 2015 | Katie Regan

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