ONAP: New Data on National HIV/AIDS Strategy Indicators

On July 29, the anniversary of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy, the Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP) released an updated version...

Aug 01, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • CDC: Four Recent Zika Cases (FL) Linked to Local Mosquito Transmission

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) just announced that four recent Zika cases in Florida are linked to local...

    Jul 29, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • World Hepatitis Day: What Local Health Departments Can Do to Address a Global Burden

    World Hepatitis Day— today, July 28—brings awareness to the more than 400 million people across the globe who are infected with...

    Jul 28, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • NACCHO Annual 2016: Cultivating a Culture of Health Equity

    By Lindsay Tiffany, Lead of Publications, NACCHO On July 19–21, more than 1,300 attendees convened in Phoenix for the 2016 NACCHO...

    Jul 28, 2016 | NacchoVoice

  • Request for Feedback: Healthcare Preparedness Program (HPP) Capability Refresh

    The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) and NACCHO are requesting your feedback on the proposed...

    Jul 28, 2016 | Stephen Maheux

  • 10 Tips for Avoiding Zika at the 2016 Summer Olympics

    Seattle King County Public Health authored a blog with Zika prevention tips for travelers headed to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio....

    Jul 28, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • Take Action! August is National Immunization Awareness Month

    National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) is an annual observance to promote the importance of vaccination for people of all ages....

    Jul 28, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • Slideshow: Multistate Foodborne Illness Outbreaks

    The CDC Expert Commentary recently released a slideshow highlighting a limited, but dangerous pattern of foodborne illness impacting...

    Jul 26, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • ONAP: New Data on National HIV/AIDS Strategy Indicators

    On July 29, the anniversary of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy, the Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP) released an updated version of the Indicator Supplement, which outlines everything to know about the Strategy’s indicators, or measures of progress, toward its 2020 goals. This updated Indicator Supplement contains the latest available data on the Strategy’s indicators. The indicator […]

    Aug 01, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    CDC: Four Recent Zika Cases (FL) Linked to Local Mosquito Transmission

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) just announced that four recent Zika cases in Florida are linked to local mosquito-borne virus transmission. These cases were likely caused by bites of local Aedes aegypti mosquitoes and are the first known occurrence of local mosquito-borne Zika virus transmission in the continental United States. Read the full media […]

    Jul 29, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    World Hepatitis Day: What Local Health Departments Can Do to Address a Global Burden

    World Hepatitis Day— today, July 28—brings awareness to the more than 400 million people across the globe who are infected with chronic viral hepatitis, including up to 150 million living with hepatitis C virus (HCV). In the United States, more than 3.5 million Americans—particularly baby boomers (those born between 1945 and 1965)—are living with HCV, making it the most common chronic […]

    Jul 28, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    NACCHO Annual 2016: Cultivating a Culture of Health Equity

    By Lindsay Tiffany, Lead of Publications, NACCHO On July 19–21, more than 1,300 attendees convened in Phoenix for the 2016 NACCHO Annual Conference, making it the largest gathering of local health department (LHD) leaders and other public health professionals in the United States. The meeting provided participants with an opportunity to hear from national thought […]

    Jul 28, 2016 | NacchoVoice

    Request for Feedback: Healthcare Preparedness Program (HPP) Capability Refresh

    The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) and NACCHO are requesting your feedback on the proposed draft of the 2017 Health Care Preparedness and Response Capabilities. This refresh consolidates the capabilities from the original fifteen down to four core capabilities that reflect high-level objectives of the nation’s healthcare delivery system. In order to ensure...

    Jul 28, 2016 | Stephen Maheux

    10 Tips for Avoiding Zika at the 2016 Summer Olympics

    Seattle King County Public Health authored a blog with Zika prevention tips for travelers headed to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. The blog strongly discourages pregnant women from traveling to the event and provides 10 tips for those who are attending. Read the blog and share throughout your jurisdiction, as you may have community members who […]

    Jul 28, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    Take Action! August is National Immunization Awareness Month

    National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) is an annual observance to promote the importance of vaccination for people of all ages. To facilitate local support of this national awareness effort, the National Public Health Information Coalition (NPHIC) developed a scalable list of ways to get involved in NIAM. The range of suggested activities ensures that any local health department, regardless...

    Jul 28, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    Slideshow: Multistate Foodborne Illness Outbreaks

    The CDC Expert Commentary recently released a slideshow highlighting a limited, but dangerous pattern of foodborne illness impacting multiple states, at one time. The post illustrates a series of such instances occurring throughout 2015, which also accounted for more than half of the nation’s deaths reported as a cause of foodborne illness. Notable contaminated food resulting […]

    Jul 26, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

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