Deadline Extended: 2017 NACCHO Model Practices Program

NACCHO is pleased to announce that we have extended the deadline for model practices applications through December 9, 2016. NACCHO’s...

Oct 17, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • Join CDC’s #FightFlu Social Media Campaign

    Throughout flu season, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will be using its #FightFlu social media campaign to...

    Oct 17, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • Fact Sheets: HIV and the Medicaid and Medicare Programs 

    Medicaid, the nation’s public insurance program for low income individuals, and Medicare, the federal health insurance program...

    Oct 17, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • amFAR Report: Curbing the HIV Epidemic by Supporting Effective Engagement in HIV Care

    On October 13, The American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR) released a new report, “Curbing the HIV Epidemic by Supporting...

    Oct 17, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • Potential Hurricane Matthew Phishing Scams

    The following information and resources are being shared by the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response to inform healthcare...

    Oct 14, 2016 | Katie Dwyer

  • Emerging MCM Practices Revealed at the ASPR Regional Summits

    By Raymond Purerini, NACCHO Senior Program Analyst Throughout the month of August the Office of the Assistant Secretary for...

    Oct 14, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • Incident Management Workgroup September Report

    The second Incident Management Workgroup meeting of the 2016-2017 project year was held on September 26, 2016. This meeting was used...

    Oct 14, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • FBI-CDC 2016-17 Training Announcement: Criminal-Epidemiological Investigation

    The FBI Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Directorate and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are pleased to announce the...

    Oct 14, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • Deadline Extended: 2017 NACCHO Model Practices Program

    NACCHO is pleased to announce that we have extended the deadline for model practices applications through December 9, 2016. NACCHO’s Model Practice Program nationally honors and recognizes outstanding local public health practice and shares the outstanding practices through the Model Practices Database. By submitting a practice, local health departments contribute to the overall improvement of...

    Oct 17, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    Join CDC’s #FightFlu Social Media Campaign

    Throughout flu season, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will be using its #FightFlu social media campaign to promote and encourage flu vaccination activities. During or after getting a flu shot, local health department staff can share photos and videos of yourself or your community members on digital platforms (tag #FightFlu on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube)....

    Oct 17, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    Fact Sheets: HIV and the Medicaid and Medicare Programs 

    Medicaid, the nation’s public insurance program for low income individuals, and Medicare, the federal health insurance program for those 65 and older and people with disabilities, together cover about half of all people with HIV in care. Over time, spending on HIV care and the number of beneficiaries with HIV have increased, as people with […]

    Oct 17, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    amFAR Report: Curbing the HIV Epidemic by Supporting Effective Engagement in HIV Care

    On October 13, The American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR) released a new report, “Curbing the HIV Epidemic by Supporting Effective Engagement in HIV Care: Recommendations for Health Plans and Health Care Purchasers,” which highlights the critical role of health plans and health care purchasers, including Medicaid and Medicare programs, marketplaces, and employers, in moving the nation...

    Oct 17, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    Potential Hurricane Matthew Phishing Scams

    The following information and resources are being shared by the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response to inform healthcare and public health sector partners about the potential for phishing scams following Hurricane Matthew. In the wake of Hurricane Matthew, malicious actors are using the disaster to perpetrate phishing scams. Users should exercise caution when receiving e-mails...

    Oct 14, 2016 | Katie Dwyer

    Emerging MCM Practices Revealed at the ASPR Regional Summits

    By Raymond Purerini, NACCHO Senior Program Analyst Throughout the month of August the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) hosted six regional medical countermeasure (MCM) summits across different regions of the nation including San Diego, CA, Providence, RI, Washington, DC, Salt Lake City, UT, Oklahoma City, OK, and Kansas City, MO. […]

    Oct 14, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

    Incident Management Workgroup September Report

    The second Incident Management Workgroup meeting of the 2016-2017 project year was held on September 26, 2016. This meeting was used to approve the workgroup goals introduced last month. The workgroup approved three goals for this year, listed below. Strengthen local health department partnerships with Colleges and Universities, K-12 schools, and local businesses as they […]

    Oct 14, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

    FBI-CDC 2016-17 Training Announcement: Criminal-Epidemiological Investigation

    The FBI Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Directorate and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are pleased to announce the 2016-2017 schedule for their Joint Criminal-Epidemiological (Crim-Epi) Investigations Workshops. An offering of five 2-day workshop will include classroom presentations, breakout group sessions, and a tabletop exercise to promote the Crim-Epi Model for conducting...

    Oct 14, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

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