Coordinated Response to Flooding and the Mudslide in Washington State: An Interview...

This is part of a series of interviews with local health department staff who will present at the 2015 Preparedness Summit. Therese...

Mar 04, 2015 | Nicole Dunifon

  • Strategies for Communicating with Vulnerable and Non-English-Speaking Populations:...

    By Katie Regan, Communications Specialist for Environmental Health, Pandemic Preparedness, and Catastrophic Response, NACCHO This post...

    Feb 27, 2015 | NacchoVoice

  • Fighting the Measles Resurgence in the United States

    The United States has recently seen a resurgence in measles disease. This is due in part to misinformation about the safety of...

    Feb 25, 2015 | Guest Author

  • Live Well San Diego Initiative Helps Lower Rates of Stroke and Childhood Obesity

    Interview by Ian Goldstein, Web and New Media Specialist, NACCHO The following is an excerpt from a recent podcast in which NACCHO...

    Feb 20, 2015 | NacchoVoice

  • Strengthening Public Health at Its Core: A Focus on Disease Intervention Specialists

    Disease Intervention Specialists (DIS) work in communities throughout the United States and the U.S. territories to protect the...

    Feb 19, 2015 | Guest Author

  • Hepatitis-A Case Strengthens Partnerships and Exercises Epidemic Response

    Feb 06, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

  • Strategies for Communicating with Vulnerable and Non-English Speaking Populations:...

    This is part of a series of interviews with local health department staff who will present at the 2015 Preparedness Summit. Meredith...

    Feb 04, 2015 | Katie Regan

  • Emergency Preparedness Funding and Ebola: A Look into the Efforts Being Made by a...

    Infectious diseases continue to pose a threat to communities, with Ebola being in the spotlight over the last six months. The threat...

    Jan 29, 2015 | Katie Dwyer

  • How One Award-Winning LHD Successfully Expanded Services for Homeless Veterans

    Interview by Ian Goldstein, Web and New Media Specialist, NACCHO NACCHO’s LHD of the Year Award recognizes and honors outstanding...

    Jan 16, 2015 | NacchoVoice

  • Coordinated Response to Flooding and the Mudslide in Washington State: An Interview with Therese Quinn

    This is part of a series of interviews with local health department staff who will present at the 2015 Preparedness Summit. Therese Quinn, Medical Reserve Corps Coordinator, Snohomish Health District, previews her session, “Coordinated Response to Washington State Route 530 Flooding and Slide in Washington State.” At this session, Therese will be joined by John […]

    Mar 04, 2015 | Nicole Dunifon

    Strategies for Communicating with Vulnerable and Non-English-Speaking Populations: An Interview with Meredith Li-Vollmer

    By Katie Regan, Communications Specialist for Environmental Health, Pandemic Preparedness, and Catastrophic Response, NACCHO This post originally ran on NACCHO’s Preparedness Brief blog and is part of a series of interviews with local health department staff who will present at the 2015 Preparedness Summit. Meredith Li-Vollmer, PhD, Risk Communication Specialist for Public Health – Seattle...

    Feb 27, 2015 | NacchoVoice

    Fighting the Measles Resurgence in the United States

    The United States has recently seen a resurgence in measles disease. This is due in part to misinformation about the safety of vaccines in general and the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine in particular. The resulting vaccine hesitancy has led to lower immunization rates, with individuals at higher risk of disease and populations at higher risk of outbreaks.

    Feb 25, 2015 | Guest Author

    Live Well San Diego Initiative Helps Lower Rates of Stroke and Childhood Obesity

    Interview by Ian Goldstein, Web and New Media Specialist, NACCHO The following is an excerpt from a recent podcast in which NACCHO interviewed Dr. Wilma Wooten, MD, MPH, Public Health Officer, County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency. This interview was originally recorded at NACCHO Annual 2014. Live Well San Diego is a 10-ye­­ar initiative […]

    Feb 20, 2015 | NacchoVoice

    Strengthening Public Health at Its Core: A Focus on Disease Intervention Specialists

    Disease Intervention Specialists (DIS) work in communities throughout the United States and the U.S. territories to protect the public’s health. Originally established to work in the field of STD prevention, DIS have ground-level investigative skills that have become key components of tuberculosis outbreak response, HIV exposure notification, other infectious disease control efforts, and...

    Feb 19, 2015 | Guest Author

    Hepatitis-A Case Strengthens Partnerships and Exercises Epidemic Response

    Feb 06, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

    Strategies for Communicating with Vulnerable and Non-English Speaking Populations: An Interview with Meredith Li-Vollmer

    This is part of a series of interviews with local health department staff who will present at the 2015 Preparedness Summit. Meredith Li-Vollmer, PhD, Risk Communication Specialist for Public Health – Seattle and King County, previews her session, “Reaching the New America: Communication Strategies with Immigrants for Health Departments of All Sizes.” At the session, Meredith […]

    Feb 04, 2015 | Katie Regan

    Emergency Preparedness Funding and Ebola: A Look into the Efforts Being Made by a Rural Local Health Department in Ector County, Texas

    Infectious diseases continue to pose a threat to communities, with Ebola being in the spotlight over the last six months. The threat of Ebola has also increased attention on local health departments and their role in preparing for and responding to emerging infectious diseases. To better understand how local health departments are utilizing preparedness funding […]

    Jan 29, 2015 | Katie Dwyer

    How One Award-Winning LHD Successfully Expanded Services for Homeless Veterans

    Interview by Ian Goldstein, Web and New Media Specialist, NACCHO NACCHO’s LHD of the Year Award recognizes and honors outstanding accomplishments of local health departments (LHDs) across the country for their innovation, creativity, and impact on communities. Whatcom County (WA) Health Department is the winner of NACCHO’s 2014 Local Health Department of the Year Award in the […]

    Jan 16, 2015 | NacchoVoice

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