Leveraging Existing Resources to Achieve Breastfeeding Equity

By Emily Bernard, IBCLC, NACCHO Consultant; Barb Hawkins Palmer, KCHD, Executive Director of Healthy Kent; Bonita Agee, Strong...

Jan 18, 2018 | NacchoVoice

  • Flash Flooding and Mudslides in Southern California: SITREP and Resources

    1/11/18 – Rain has subsided in Southern California and the National Weather Service is expecting clear weather over the next...

    Jan 10, 2018 | Katie Dwyer

  • Ready or Not? TFAH Releases 2017 Assessment of Public Health Preparedness

    In the world of preparedness and response, 2017 was marked by several historic and catastrophic incidents. Hurricanes took center...

    Jan 09, 2018 | Katie Dwyer

  • 2017 LHD of the Year Award Winners Bridge the Gap between Clinical Medicine and...

    By Taylarr Lopez, Communications Specialist, NACCHO Local health departments (LHDs) across the nation work tirelessly for the...

    Jan 02, 2018 | NacchoVoice

  • Health Department Perspectives Needed for Cybersecurity Committee

    The Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR), in coordination...

    Dec 19, 2017 | Raymond Puerini

  • The Opioid Epidemic in 2018: Where Do We Go from Here?

    By Ian Goldstein, Government Affairs Specialist, NACCHO The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 91 people...

    Dec 13, 2017 | NacchoVoice

  • Funding Opportunity: RWHAP Part C Capacity Development

    The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) Part C Capacity Development Program notice of funding opportunity (NOFO) was released on...

    Dec 11, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

  • Call for Abstracts: NACCHO Annual 2018

    The call for abstracts for NACCHO Annual 2018, to be held July 10-12, 2018 in New Orleans, LA, is now open. This year’s theme is...

    Dec 11, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

  • Public Health In Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

    The Kaiser Family Foundation has released an issue brief titled Public Health in Puerto Rico after Hurrican Maria. The brief draws on...

    Dec 11, 2017 | Katie Dwyer

  • Leveraging Existing Resources to Achieve Breastfeeding Equity

    By Emily Bernard, IBCLC, NACCHO Consultant; Barb Hawkins Palmer, KCHD, Executive Director of Healthy Kent; Bonita Agee, Strong Beginnings, Education Coordinator; Teresa Branson, KCHD, Deputy Administrative Health Officer; and Chelsey Saari, KCHD, Project Director for Population Health & Accreditation Coordinator Synopsis Recognizing there was significant racial inequity in breastfeeding among...

    Jan 18, 2018 | NacchoVoice

    Flash Flooding and Mudslides in Southern California: SITREP and Resources

    1/11/18 – Rain has subsided in Southern California and the National Weather Service is expecting clear weather over the next day. Rail and highway closures remain in some areas, and pockets of power outages continue in Santa Barbara, LA County, and Ventura Counties. A boil water notice is in effect for the Montecito Water District […]

    Jan 10, 2018 | Katie Dwyer

    Ready or Not? TFAH Releases 2017 Assessment of Public Health Preparedness

    In the world of preparedness and response, 2017 was marked by several historic and catastrophic incidents. Hurricanes took center stage causing severe flooding, infrastructure damage, injury, and in some cases, loss of life, in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands and throughout the Caribbean and gulf coast. The western United States also contended […]

    Jan 09, 2018 | Katie Dwyer

    2017 LHD of the Year Award Winners Bridge the Gap between Clinical Medicine and Population Health

    By Taylarr Lopez, Communications Specialist, NACCHO Local health departments (LHDs) across the nation work tirelessly for the betterment of health, equity, and security for all people in their communities. Today, LHDs must develop strategic partnerships with traditional and non-traditional stakeholders that hold the power and resources to influence population health. NACCHO’s Local Health...

    Jan 02, 2018 | NacchoVoice

    Health Department Perspectives Needed for Cybersecurity Committee

    The Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR), in coordination with NACCHO, is seeking to learn more about the needs of public health and healthcare organizations related to cybersecurity preparedness. As part of this project, NACCHO and ASPR will set up a committee of federal, state, and […]

    Dec 19, 2017 | Raymond Puerini

    The Opioid Epidemic in 2018: Where Do We Go from Here?

    By Ian Goldstein, Government Affairs Specialist, NACCHO The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 91 people die daily due to an opioid overdose. The Trump Administration has declared curbing the opioid epidemic a major priority. In March 2017, the White House created the Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Epidemic, […]

    Dec 13, 2017 | NacchoVoice

    Funding Opportunity: RWHAP Part C Capacity Development

    The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) Part C Capacity Development Program notice of funding opportunity (NOFO) was released on Grants.gov.  A copy of the NOFO and application package can be downloaded at https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=295224. The purpose of this program is to strengthen organizational infrastructure to respond to the changing health care landscape...

    Dec 11, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

    Call for Abstracts: NACCHO Annual 2018

    The call for abstracts for NACCHO Annual 2018, to be held July 10-12, 2018 in New Orleans, LA, is now open. This year’s theme is “Unleashing the Power of Local Public Health.”  The conference provides attendees the opportunity to share the latest research and ideas, network, and test their assumptions about the issues and topics […]

    Dec 11, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

    Public Health In Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

    The Kaiser Family Foundation has released an issue brief titled Public Health in Puerto Rico after Hurrican Maria. The brief draws on federal and Puerto Rican government statistics and official statements and media reports to provide a snapshot of public health challenges in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria. Below is a brief summary of some […]

    Dec 11, 2017 | Katie Dwyer

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