Now Available: NACCHO-Tarrant County Public Health Syndromic Surveillance Technical...

On August 3, 2016, NACCHO hosted a webinar with Tarrant County Public Health on syndromic surveillance mentoring to local health...

Aug 09, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • New Report: Community Assessment of Public Health Emergency Response

    The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) recently released a new report illustrating the results of completing the Community...

    Aug 08, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • Partnering with Meals on Wheels for Emergency Response

    Meals on Wheels as a Response Partner During public health emergencies there are many individuals with access and functional needs who...

    Aug 08, 2016 | Raymond Puerini

  • Updated Health and Disability Toolkit in NACCHO’s New Toolbox

    Earlier this year, NACCHO launched an updated and expanded Health and Disability Toolkit as a part of its free, online Toolbox. The...

    Aug 05, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • Incoming NACCHO President Claude-Alix Jacob Shares His Priorities for Local Health...

    On July 1, Claude-Alix Jacob, MPH, Chief Public Health Officer for the Cambridge (MA) Public Health Department, became NACCHO’s...

    Aug 05, 2016 | NacchoVoice

  • Infographic: Impact of Unsafe Medical Injections in the US

    The One & Only Campaign, led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Safe Injection Practices Coalition...

    Aug 05, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • The PATH to Combatting Antimicrobial Resistance

    By Natalie Mulloy, NACCHO Government Affairs Intern According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), antibiotic or...

    Aug 05, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • End Hep C SF: A Collective Impact Initiative to Eliminate Hepatitis C

    The San Francisco Department of Public Health recently launched End Hep C SF, a multi-sector collective impact initiative working to...

    Aug 04, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • Now Available: NACCHO-Tarrant County Public Health Syndromic Surveillance Technical Assistance Webinar

    On August 3, 2016, NACCHO hosted a webinar with Tarrant County Public Health on syndromic surveillance mentoring to local health departments. The webinar provided an overview of the technical assistance provided by Tarrant County Public Health to three local health departments: El Paso Department of Public Health, City of Houston – Houston Health Department, and […]

    Aug 09, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    New Report: Community Assessment of Public Health Emergency Response

    The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) recently released a new report illustrating the results of completing the Community Assessment of Public Health Emergency Response (CASPER) as a part of the Protocol for Assessing Community Excellence in Environmental Health (PACE-EH) in South Gate, California. This report presents methods and results from the rapid needs assessment conducted in...

    Aug 08, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

    Partnering with Meals on Wheels for Emergency Response

    Meals on Wheels as a Response Partner During public health emergencies there are many individuals with access and functional needs who may have difficulty retrieving life-saving medical countermeasures (MCMs) at response sites such as public points of dispensing (PODs). Some local health departments (LHDs) have successfully partnered with home service provider agencies, such as Meals on Wheels,...

    Aug 08, 2016 | Raymond Puerini

    Updated Health and Disability Toolkit in NACCHO’s New Toolbox

    Earlier this year, NACCHO launched an updated and expanded Health and Disability Toolkit as a part of its free, online Toolbox. The Toolkit currently has 181 resources, all of which can be accessed by visiting the new NACCHO Toolbox portal, and selecting “Health and Disability Toolkit” in the toolkit drop down menu. The Toolkit includes resources developed by NACCHO’s Health and...

    Aug 05, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

    Incoming NACCHO President Claude-Alix Jacob Shares His Priorities for Local Health Departments and Explains Why a Career in Local Public Health is One of the Best-Kept Secrets

    On July 1, Claude-Alix Jacob, MPH, Chief Public Health Officer for the Cambridge (MA) Public Health Department, became NACCHO’s President. Jacob is a long-standing and dedicated member of NACCHO and has served on a variety of different advisory groups including the Annual Conference Workgroup, the Health Equity and Social Justice Committee, the Survive and Thrive […]

    Aug 05, 2016 | NacchoVoice

    Infographic: Impact of Unsafe Medical Injections in the US

    The One & Only Campaign, led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Safe Injection Practices Coalition (SIPC), recently shared an infographic that provides a visual explanation of the impact of unsafe medical injections in the United States. The infographic describes the consequences of unsafe practices, highlights where outbreaks can occur, and provides […]

    Aug 05, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    The PATH to Combatting Antimicrobial Resistance

    By Natalie Mulloy, NACCHO Government Affairs Intern According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), antibiotic or antimicrobial resistance is one of the most pressing health challenges in our nation. Antibiotic or antimicrobial resistance occurs when microbes are able to spread despite the treatment of drugs, placing individuals at high risk for death. Recently, an […]

    Aug 05, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    End Hep C SF: A Collective Impact Initiative to Eliminate Hepatitis C

    The San Francisco Department of Public Health recently launched End Hep C SF, a multi-sector collective impact initiative working to eliminate hepatitis C in San Francisco. Combining evidence-based practices, community wisdom, and the creative leveraging of resources, the initiative is striving toward hepatitis C elimination in San Francisco. To learn more about the initiative or find out what...

    Aug 04, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

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