A Historic Event for the Public Health – FDA Regulation of E-Cigarettes and Other...

By LaMar Hasbrouck, MD, MPH, Executive Director, NACCHO Introduction We are never short of hyperbole here in the nation’s capital....

Jun 23, 2016 | NacchoVoice

  • CMS, CDC, and HRSA Launch HIV Health Improvement Affinity Group

    The Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the Health Resources...

    Jun 23, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • New Local MCM Action Plan for Cities Readiness Initiative Awardees

    Earlier this month on the June Second Wednesday Webinar, CDC Division of State and Local Readiness (DSLR) provided new information on...

    Jun 23, 2016 | Raymond Puerini

  • The Shift Toward a Collaborative, Coordinated Health Assessment

    Many of Maricopa County’s hospitals and health centers have joined forces with Maricopa County Department of Public Health to identify...

    Jun 22, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • Call for Late Breaker Abstracts: 2016 STD Prevention Conference

    The Scientific Program Committee for the CDC’s Division of STD Prevention is still accepting late breaker abstracts for oral or...

    Jun 21, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • Learn More about Infectious Disease & Informatics at 2016 NACCHO Annual

    The 2016 NACCHO Annual Conference will feature a variety of sharing sessions highlighting key focus areas of NACCHO’s Infectious...

    Jun 20, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • CDC Releases HIV Surveillance Supplemental Report on Adolescents and Young Adults

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) just released a new HIV surveillance supplemental report, Diagnoses of HIV...

    Jun 20, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • A Historic Event for the Public Health – FDA Regulation of E-Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products

    By LaMar Hasbrouck, MD, MPH, Executive Director, NACCHO Introduction We are never short of hyperbole here in the nation’s capital. Even run-of-the-mill decisions by the powers that be are hailed as breakthroughs. Perhaps we are so accustomed to political log jams in this city we’re stunned when anything is accomplished. However, on May 6, the […]

    Jun 23, 2016 | NacchoVoice

    CMS, CDC, and HRSA Launch HIV Health Improvement Affinity Group

    The Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) recently launched a new joint initiative: the HIV Health Improvement Affinity Group. The HIV Health Improvement Affinity Group will bring together state public health and Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)...

    Jun 23, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    New Local MCM Action Plan for Cities Readiness Initiative Awardees

    Earlier this month on the June Second Wednesday Webinar, CDC Division of State and Local Readiness (DSLR) provided new information on Budget Period 5 (BP5) Medical Countermeasure (MCM) Action Plans for all 62 state, territorial, and directly-funded Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) cooperative agreement awardees and local Cities Readiness Initiative (CRI) awardees. The Action Plans will...

    Jun 23, 2016 | Raymond Puerini

    The Shift Toward a Collaborative, Coordinated Health Assessment

    Many of Maricopa County’s hospitals and health centers have joined forces with Maricopa County Department of Public Health to identify the communities’ strengths and greatest needs in a Coordinated Community Health Needs Assessment (CCHNA). This upcoming CCHNA effort will inform the next CHIP, currently underway for 2015- 2017.

    Jun 22, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    Call for Late Breaker Abstracts: 2016 STD Prevention Conference

    The Scientific Program Committee for the CDC’s Division of STD Prevention is still accepting late breaker abstracts for oral or poster presentations at the 2016 STD Prevention Conference. Late breaker abstracts must reflect work that could not be completed until after April 25, 2016 for reasons such as the time that the data became available for […]

    Jun 21, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    Learn More about Infectious Disease & Informatics at 2016 NACCHO Annual

    The 2016 NACCHO Annual Conference will feature a variety of sharing sessions highlighting key focus areas of NACCHO’s Infectious Disease and Informatics (IDI) portfolio, including: HIV, STI & Hepatitis, Immunization, Emerging Infections and Outbreak Response, and Informatics. For those registrants, or potential registrants, with a special interest in these topics, the IDI Team has...

    Jun 20, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    CDC Releases HIV Surveillance Supplemental Report on Adolescents and Young Adults

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) just released a new HIV surveillance supplemental report, Diagnoses of HIV Infection among Adolescents and Young Adults in the United States and Dependent Areas, 2010-2014. Published on the heels of the Youth Risk Behavior Survey results, the report complements the 2014 HIV Surveillance Report and presents additional data […]

    Jun 20, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

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