New One-Pager: The Value of HIA to Community Partners

Across the country, local health departments (LHDs) often struggle to explain the value of health impact assessment (HIA) to community...

Sep 06, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • U.S. Surgeon General: Let’s Turn the Tide on Opioid Epidemic

    Last month, the United States Surgeon General, Vivek H. Murthy, M.D., M.B.A., released a letter to more than 2.3 million health care...

    Sep 06, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • FDA Update: Food Safety Modernization Act Compliance Dates

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is moving forward with implementing the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, with the first...

    Sep 02, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • Abstract Submission Call: 2017 Preparedness Summit

    As public health professionals look towards the next two decades, one thing is certain, the world will not look the same as it does...

    Sep 02, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • Taking a Global Approach to Preparedness

    By Chelsea Gridley-Smith, PhD, NACCHO Program Analyst In commemoration of National Preparedness Month, the Centers for Disease Control...

    Sep 02, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • Virtual STD Clinical Consultation Network

    The STD Clinical Consultation Network (STD CCN) is the first online medical consultation system for the treatment and management of...

    Sep 02, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • Summer Newsletter Issue: Integrated Food Safety Centers of Excellence

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Integrated Food Safety Centers of Excellence recently released the summer...

    Sep 01, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • New Reports: Retail Food Inspection, Grading, Scoring, and Placarding Case Studies

    NACCHO, in collaboration with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) conducted research and developed new reports to learn more...

    Sep 01, 2016 | Amy Chang

  • New One-Pager: The Value of HIA to Community Partners

    Across the country, local health departments (LHDs) often struggle to explain the value of health impact assessment (HIA) to community stakeholders. In an effort to support this effort, NACCHO’s HIA community of practice, comprised of LHD HIA practitioners, created a one-pager. This resource details how HIA is a valuable tool for community health, relationship development, […]

    Sep 06, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

    U.S. Surgeon General: Let’s Turn the Tide on Opioid Epidemic

    Last month, the United States Surgeon General, Vivek H. Murthy, M.D., M.B.A., released a letter to more than 2.3 million health care practitioners and public health leaders across the country to seek help in addressing the prescription opioid crisis. The letter overviews how the country ended up in this crisis and highlights the new “Turn The Tide” campaign website, which contains practical tools...

    Sep 06, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    FDA Update: Food Safety Modernization Act Compliance Dates

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is moving forward with implementing the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, with the first major compliance dates beginning this month for large food facilities. While the major provisions of FSMA rules are being implemented as planned, the FDA recently issued a final rule that extends and clarifies the compliance dates for certain provisions […]

    Sep 02, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

    Abstract Submission Call: 2017 Preparedness Summit

    As public health professionals look towards the next two decades, one thing is certain, the world will not look the same as it does today. Our changing environment, technological innovation, and increasing population density in urban areas are just some of the driving forces that will test our ability to take actions to prepare for, […]

    Sep 02, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

    Taking a Global Approach to Preparedness

    By Chelsea Gridley-Smith, PhD, NACCHO Program Analyst In commemoration of National Preparedness Month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is highlighting five themes for each week of September, emphasizing the various aspects of effective preparedness. Each week, the NACCHO Preparedness team is authoring a blog to promote the theme and provide local health […]

    Sep 02, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

    Virtual STD Clinical Consultation Network

    The STD Clinical Consultation Network (STD CCN) is the first online medical consultation system for the treatment and management of sexually-transmitted disease (STDs) nationally. Launched by the National Network of STD Clinical Prevention Training Centers (NNPTC), this innovative network connects healthcare providers to expert STD faculty from the regional Prevention Training Center (PTC) that...

    Sep 02, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    Summer Newsletter Issue: Integrated Food Safety Centers of Excellence

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Integrated Food Safety Centers of Excellence recently released the summer edition of their newsletter, Centered on Food Safety. The new issue features articles on a variety of topics, including: New Foodborne Illness Video on Federal Partners; Whole Genome Sequencing Training; FDA/USDA Food Safety Extension Centers; Background Exposure...

    Sep 01, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

    New Reports: Retail Food Inspection, Grading, Scoring, and Placarding Case Studies

    NACCHO, in collaboration with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) conducted research and developed new reports to learn more about scoring, grading, and placarding systems used by domestic retail food regulatory programs. These report provides case studies on the retail food establishment process and grading, scoring, and placarding systems used by Louisville Metro Public Health Wellness,...

    Sep 01, 2016 | Amy Chang

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