New FSIS Webpages: Supporting Foodborne Illness Investigation Capacity

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is announcing the release of two new webpages...

Aug 09, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • Spotlight Blog Series: HUD Grant Advances Lead Prevention in Lansing, Michigan

    By Elizabeth Brasington, NACCHO Marketing/ Communications Intern Lead Poisoning: Still an American Burden There are 24 million homes...

    Aug 09, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • One & Only Campaign: Promoting Safe Injection Practices

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

    Aug 09, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • New Funding Opportunity for Local Health Department Accreditation Preparation Support

    NACCHO is pleased to announce a funding opportunity for local health departments. With funding from the CDC’s Office for State,...

    Aug 09, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • 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

  • New FSIS Webpages: Supporting Foodborne Illness Investigation Capacity

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is announcing the release of two new webpages focusing on supporting local and state agencies responding to foodborne illness outbreaks. Both pages are designed to advance communication between public health professionals and FSIS when addressing foodborne illness investigations involving FSIS-regulated products....

    Aug 09, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

    Spotlight Blog Series: HUD Grant Advances Lead Prevention in Lansing, Michigan

    By Elizabeth Brasington, NACCHO Marketing/ Communications Intern Lead Poisoning: Still an American Burden There are 24 million homes in the United States that contain deteriorated lead-based paint and elevated levels of lead-based dust and four million of those households contain children. As a direct result, approximately 535,000 children between ages one and five have blood lead […]

    Aug 09, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

    One & Only Campaign: Promoting Safe Injection Practices

    The One & Only Campaign, led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Safe Injection Practices Coalition (SIPC), is an initiative that seeks to raise awareness among patients and healthcare providers about safe injection practices in an effort to eliminate infections resulting from unsafe practices. As a member of the SIPC, NACCHO is committed […]

    Aug 09, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    New Funding Opportunity for Local Health Department Accreditation Preparation Support

    NACCHO is pleased to announce a funding opportunity for local health departments. With funding from the CDC’s Office for State, Tribal, Local, & Territorial Support (OSTLTS), NACCHO will be offering a sixth year of Accreditation Support Initiative (ASI) awards. These awards are intended to stimulate quality improvement and promote the readiness of health departments to […]

    Aug 09, 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

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