CDC Reports First Case of Female-to-Male Sexual Transmission of Zika

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention just released news of the first documented case of female-to-male sexual transmission...

Jul 15, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • CDC Releases Zika Guidance for Schools

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) just released Zika Virus Response Planning: Interim Guidance for District and...

    Jul 15, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • Job Opportunity: Executive Director at NCSD

    After nearly seven years of leading the National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD), William (Bill) Smith will be stepping down from...

    Jul 14, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • Inside a Secret Government Warehouse Prepped for Health Catastrophes

    NPR’s Morning Edition recently reported about a secret government warehouse, critical for responding and restoring public health in...

    Jul 13, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • Obama Provides Progress Update on the Affordable Care Act

    President Obama recently penned an article for the Journal of the American Medical Association, providing a progress report on the...

    Jul 13, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • New Infographic: Kitchen Manager Certifications Improve Food Safety

    The CDC released a new infographic emphasizing the importance of obtaining kitchen manager certifications for restaurant staff. This...

    Jul 13, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • Using Data to Drive Public Health Strategy: ACIP’s Recommendation on FluMist

    More and more, data is becoming a critical tool in honing public health practice to be most beneficial. The CDC’s Advisory Committee...

    Jul 13, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • New Resources Posted: Conference For Food Protection Website

    Following this April’s successful Biennial Conference, a number of documents developed during or as a result of the meeting are now...

    Jul 12, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • CDC Reports First Case of Female-to-Male Sexual Transmission of Zika

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention just released news of the first documented case of female-to-male sexual transmission of Zika virus. The suspected case was identified by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Upon testing, the woman’s serum and urine tested positive for Zika virus RNA. Seven days after intercourse with the woman, […]

    Jul 15, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    CDC Releases Zika Guidance for Schools

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) just released Zika Virus Response Planning: Interim Guidance for District and School Administrators in the Continental United States and Hawaii, an interim guidance document outlining public health actions pertaining to Zika virus infection for kindergarten through grade 12 (K–12) district and school administrators. The guidance is intended to...

    Jul 15, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    Job Opportunity: Executive Director at NCSD

    After nearly seven years of leading the National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD), William (Bill) Smith will be stepping down from his position as Executive Director in September to become the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Santa Fe Community Foundation in Santa Fe, New Mexico.  During his tenure, NCSD has tripled in size […]

    Jul 14, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    Inside a Secret Government Warehouse Prepped for Health Catastrophes

    NPR’s Morning Edition recently reported about a secret government warehouse, critical for responding and restoring public health in the face of serious medical emergencies. Known as the CDC’s Strategic National Stockpile (SNS), this warehouse contains large amounts of medicine, medical supplies, and shipping containers, all for the purpose of mass distribution to areas affected by […]

    Jul 13, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

    Obama Provides Progress Update on the Affordable Care Act

    President Obama recently penned an article for the Journal of the American Medical Association, providing a progress report on the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Published on Monday, “United States Health Care Reform — Progress to Date and Next Steps” highlights ACA’s successes and outlines the healthcare areas Obama believes require additional focus by policymakers in the near term and...

    Jul 13, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    New Infographic: Kitchen Manager Certifications Improve Food Safety

    The CDC released a new infographic emphasizing the importance of obtaining kitchen manager certifications for restaurant staff. This resource illustrates how raising awareness of restaurant management about environmental factors putting their establishment at risk, can substantially reduce foodborne illness outbreaks. The infographic also highlights research showing that restaurants with mangers...

    Jul 13, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

    Using Data to Drive Public Health Strategy: ACIP’s Recommendation on FluMist

    More and more, data is becoming a critical tool in honing public health practice to be most beneficial. The CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ (ACIP’s) recent vote on an interim recommendation for influenza vaccine highlights how and why evaluating public health practices benefits public health policies. Influenza (flu) causes substantial illness and death every […]

    Jul 13, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    New Resources Posted: Conference For Food Protection Website

    Following this April’s successful Biennial Conference, a number of documents developed during or as a result of the meeting are now available on the Conference for Food Protection (CFP) website. All of the below documents represent a great deal of work performed by CFP Council Committees, and were reviewed and accepted by the CFP Councils […]

    Jul 12, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

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