Job Opportunities: Maryland Department of Health

The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has two openings: Center Chief, Center for STI Prevention, Maryland Department of...

Sep 01, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • Sexual Health Awareness Month: How Local Health Departments Fill the Gaps  

    In 2013, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) projected that there were 110 million sexually transmitted infections...

    Sep 01, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • HHS Report: The Community Response to Viral Hepatitis

    Last month, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released The Community Response to Viral Hepatitis – Contributions...

    Aug 31, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • Health Impact Assessment: An Essential Tool for Health Department Accreditation

    By Shannon Browlee, MPH, Public Health Educator, Okaland County Health Division (MI) and Stephanie Souter, MS, Planner II,Washington...

    Aug 30, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • Preparedness Month 2016: Raising Local Awareness this September and Beyond

    By LaMar Hasbrouck, MD, MPH, Executive Director, NACCHO September marks National Preparedness Month, a golden opportunity for local...

    Aug 29, 2016 | NacchoVoice

  • West Coast Wildfires: Resources for Response & Recovery

    This summer, the dry, hot weather has produced conditions of drought that have sparked dozens of wildfires across nine states in the...

    Aug 26, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • Important Update from the NACCHO Podcast Series

    Recently, in an effort to make the NACCHO podcast more easily accessible to NACCHO staff and members, we switched hosting providers on...

    Aug 26, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • FDA Issues Revised Guidance on Zika Testing in the U.S.

    On August 26, 2016, as a further safety measure against the emerging Zika virus outbreak, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

    Aug 26, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • Job Opportunities: Maryland Department of Health

    The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has two openings: Center Chief, Center for STI Prevention, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene PRISM Support Coordinator, Center for STI Prevention, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Follow the links above to learn more.    

    Sep 01, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    Sexual Health Awareness Month: How Local Health Departments Fill the Gaps  

    In 2013, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) projected that there were 110 million sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among men and women in the United States, and estimated that 20 million new STIs – including syphilis, gonorrhea, hepatitis B, HIV, and chlamydia – occur every year across the nation. This means that, on […]

    Sep 01, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    HHS Report: The Community Response to Viral Hepatitis

    Last month, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released The Community Response to Viral Hepatitis – Contributions Toward Achieving the Goals of the Viral Hepatitis Action Plan. Prepared by HHS’s Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy (OHAIDP), the report features the efforts of more than 70 non-Federal partners,...

    Aug 31, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    Health Impact Assessment: An Essential Tool for Health Department Accreditation

    By Shannon Browlee, MPH, Public Health Educator, Okaland County Health Division (MI) and Stephanie Souter, MS, Planner II,Washington County (MN) Public Health & Environment Seeking accreditation status from the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB), and integrating Health Impact Assessment (HIA) into community-wide, decision-making practice are two goals shared by many health departments...

    Aug 30, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

    Preparedness Month 2016: Raising Local Awareness this September and Beyond

    By LaMar Hasbrouck, MD, MPH, Executive Director, NACCHO September marks National Preparedness Month, a golden opportunity for local health department (LHD) and Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Unit leaders, staff, and volunteers to highlight the importance of public health preparedness. Whether it is a natural disaster, like the current flooding in New Orleans, or a sudden […]

    Aug 29, 2016 | NacchoVoice

    West Coast Wildfires: Resources for Response & Recovery

    This summer, the dry, hot weather has produced conditions of drought that have sparked dozens of wildfires across nine states in the Western United States, including California, Washington, Idaho, and Montana. These wildfires have destroyed over half a million acres of land and required large-scale evacuations. On August 26, 2016, the National Interagency Coordination Center published an Incident...

    Aug 26, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    Important Update from the NACCHO Podcast Series

    Recently, in an effort to make the NACCHO podcast more easily accessible to NACCHO staff and members, we switched hosting providers on iTunes. Those who are currently subscribed to the podcast will continue receiving podcasts as usual, but there may be some technical glitches with individual episodes if you have old episodes downloaded on your device. […]

    Aug 26, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    FDA Issues Revised Guidance on Zika Testing in the U.S.

    On August 26, 2016, as a further safety measure against the emerging Zika virus outbreak, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a revised guidance recommending universal testing of donated Whole Blood and blood components for Zika virus in the U.S. and its territories. These revised recommendations are designed to reduce the risk of […]

    Aug 26, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

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