Prevent to Protect: National Birth Defects Prevention Month

By Katelynd Todd, NACCHO Health & Disability Fellow January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month in the United States. A...

Jan 29, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

  • Two Local Health Departments Awarded Funding to Fight Congenital Syphilis

    The below information was originally included within a “Dear Colleague” letter from the Centers for Disease Control and...

    Nov 07, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

  • CDC Releases 2016 School Health Profiles Results

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Division of Adolescent and School Health (DASH) released the 2016...

    Nov 06, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

  • Prevent to Protect: National Birth Defects Prevention Month

    By Katelynd Todd, NACCHO Health & Disability Fellow January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month in the United States. A birth defect can be defined as a biochemical or physical abnormality that forms within an infant before or during birth. These defects are normally found within the first year of life. While some birth defects […]

    Jan 29, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

    Two Local Health Departments Awarded Funding to Fight Congenital Syphilis

    The below information was originally included within a “Dear Colleague” letter from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Congenital syphilis (CS) has become an alarming problem that urgently requires awareness, attention, and action. Data from the most recent STD Surveillance Report found that the number of CS cases spiked for the fourth year […]

    Nov 07, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

    CDC Releases 2016 School Health Profiles Results

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Division of Adolescent and School Health (DASH) released the 2016 School Health Profiles (Profiles) results on the DASH Healthy Youth website. The School Health Profiles (Profiles) is a system of surveys assessing school health policies and practices in states, large urban school districts, and territories. Profiles surveys are...

    Nov 06, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

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