New Food Safety Performance Measurement Tool

The Council to Improve Foodborne Outbreak Response (CIFOR) recently released a new data entry tool to support state and local health...

Jul 19, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • New NACCHO Radiation Resources for Local Health Departments

    Radiation preparedness is no longer just a necessity for jurisdictions neighboring nuclear facilities. In fact, there is concern from...

    Jul 19, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • 2016 AVAC Report: Big Data Real People

    The AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition (AVAC) recently released its annual state of the field report, Big Data Real People. The report is...

    Jul 19, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • Treatment Action Group: 2016 Pipeline Report Addresses HIV, TB

    The Treatment Action Group’s (TAG) 2016 Pipeline Report addresses drugs, diagnostics, vaccines, preventive technologies,...

    Jul 19, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • New PrEP Video Series

    The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) AIDS Institute recently released a new video series on Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis...

    Jul 19, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • CDC Releases 2016 Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC)

    The CDC’s second edition of the Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC) is now available and includes important updates to the first...

    Jul 19, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • Roundtable Report: Local Health Department Roles and Activities to Improve Infection...

    During the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) annual meeting, NACCHO hosted a roundtable session titled, “Local...

    Jul 18, 2016 | Christina Baum

  • Antibiotic Resistance Threatens Gonorrhea Treatment

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a media statement indicating that resistance to azithromycin, an...

    Jul 15, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • New Food Safety Performance Measurement Tool

    The Council to Improve Foodborne Outbreak Response (CIFOR) recently released a new data entry tool to support state and local health departments and partner agencies in measuring their food safety progress. In collaboration with the Minnesota Integrated Food Safety Center of Excellence (CoE) and CoE Metrics Work Group, and through a contract managed by the Association of Public […]

    Jul 19, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

    New NACCHO Radiation Resources for Local Health Departments

    Radiation preparedness is no longer just a necessity for jurisdictions neighboring nuclear facilities. In fact, there is concern from experts that the threat of a radiological emergency is growing across the nation. Moreover, there are readily available and often poorly protected radioactive materials in use throughout military, academic, research and industrial agencies1. While the probability...

    Jul 19, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

    2016 AVAC Report: Big Data Real People

    The AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition (AVAC) recently released its annual state of the field report, Big Data Real People. The report is AVAC’s annual advocacy analysis, which serves as an actionable statement of the strengths and weakness of HIV prevention data today and includes a roadmap that spans the next 12 months and beyond. The report argues that the […]

    Jul 19, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    Treatment Action Group: 2016 Pipeline Report Addresses HIV, TB

    The Treatment Action Group’s (TAG) 2016 Pipeline Report addresses drugs, diagnostics, vaccines, preventive technologies, research toward a cure, and immune-based & gene therapies in development for HIV and tuberculosis (TB). Read the report online or download individual chapters as PDFs.

    Jul 19, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    New PrEP Video Series

    The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) AIDS Institute recently released a new video series on Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV. The PrEP for Sex Video Series features eight videos highlighting the voices of men who are currently taking PrEP to prevent HIV infection. The videos address the following topics: Is PrEP Right for Me Beginning the Process Affordability […]

    Jul 19, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    CDC Releases 2016 Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC)

    The CDC’s second edition of the Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC) is now available and includes important updates to the first edition, originally released in 2014. The MAHC offers science-based guidance that health departments, other government agencies, and the aquatic sector can use to reduce risk for outbreaks, drowning, and chemical injuries at public pools and […]

    Jul 19, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

    Roundtable Report: Local Health Department Roles and Activities to Improve Infection Control, Preparedness and Response to Infectious Disease Threats

    During the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) annual meeting, NACCHO hosted a roundtable session titled, “Local Health Department Roles and Activities to Improve Infection Control, Preparedness and Response to Infectious Disease Threats.” The roundtable featured local health departments’ (LHDs’) experiences and lessons learned through the LINC Initiative and NACCHO’s...

    Jul 18, 2016 | Christina Baum

    Antibiotic Resistance Threatens Gonorrhea Treatment

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a media statement indicating that resistance to azithromycin, an antibiotic used to treat gonorrhea, is emerging, according to CDC findings published in a new Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Read the media statement and MMWR to learn more.

    Jul 15, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

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