Anyone Can Get Poisoned and Everyone Needs the Poison Center

I was looking forward to celebrating Cinco de mayo with friends one Saturday night and was preparing a jalapeno cheddar corn bread to...

Aug 07, 2013 | Alyson Jordan

  • Breast Cancer Survivor Dragon Boat Racing

    Three Rivers District Health Department received a grant from the Komen affiliate in Lexington, KY to purchase a dragon boat, a big...

    Aug 07, 2013 | Alyson Jordan

  • Motivators Not Just Inspectors

    In the past, when someone wanted to open a small scale food business, I would mail the multitude of codes, applications and...

    Aug 07, 2013 | Alyson Jordan

  • MERS-CoV: Preparing Locally for a Global Concern

    By Leah Moriarty, Public Health Preparedness Intern, NACCHO The Johnson County (KS) Department of Health and Environment, along with...

    Aug 05, 2013 | NacchoVoice

  • How to Create an Engaging Ignite Presentation

    By Sarah Keally, Program Analyst, NACCHO How can you captivate an audience and convey an important concept in only five minutes? Try...

    Jul 24, 2013 | NacchoVoice

  • Director of Emergency Management Michele Askenazi Recounts her Health Department’s...

    By Ian Goldstein, Web Specialist, NACCHO Michele Askenazi has served as Director of Emergency Management at the Tri-County Health...

    Jul 10, 2013 | NacchoVoice

  • LHDs and the YMCA: Partnering to Prevent Diabetes

    By Iris Tiongco, Program Associate, NACCHO YMCA of the USA (Y-USA), one of the nation’s leading nonprofits strengthening communities...

    Jun 26, 2013 | NacchoVoice

  • Anyone Can Get Poisoned and Everyone Needs the Poison Center

    I was looking forward to celebrating Cinco de mayo with friends one Saturday night and was preparing a jalapeno cheddar corn bread to bring along to the party. I finished making it, popped it in the oven to bake, cleaned up and sat down on the couch to rest. I had a headache and so I massaged my temples to ease the tension I felt. Then the burning started. It was intense.

    Aug 07, 2013 | Alyson Jordan

    Breast Cancer Survivor Dragon Boat Racing

    Three Rivers District Health Department received a grant from the Komen affiliate in Lexington, KY to purchase a dragon boat, a big wooden drum, a twelve foot wooden rudder, 22 life jackets and 20 t-grip International Dragon Boat approved pink paddles, a 32’ boat trailer, to form a breast cancer survivor dragon boat racing team.

    Aug 07, 2013 | Alyson Jordan

    Motivators Not Just Inspectors

    In the past, when someone wanted to open a small scale food business, I would mail the multitude of codes, applications and requirements. I realized that I could be an asset instead of a barrier to them. I became their open hand to guide them through the process.

    Aug 07, 2013 | Alyson Jordan

    MERS-CoV: Preparing Locally for a Global Concern

    By Leah Moriarty, Public Health Preparedness Intern, NACCHO The Johnson County (KS) Department of Health and Environment, along with other local health departments (LHDs), is spreading the word about a virus with a 50 percent case fatality ratio, but which has not yet reached the United States. The virus, Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV), […]

    Aug 05, 2013 | NacchoVoice

    How to Create an Engaging Ignite Presentation

    By Sarah Keally, Program Analyst, NACCHO How can you captivate an audience and convey an important concept in only five minutes? Try an Ignite presentation. Ignite presentations are fast-paced and creative presentations conducted in five minutes with 20 PowerPoint slides, with each slide advancing every 15 seconds. Ignite presenters are encouraged to use a variety […]

    Jul 24, 2013 | NacchoVoice

    Director of Emergency Management Michele Askenazi Recounts her Health Department’s Response to the Mass Shooting in Aurora, CO

    By Ian Goldstein, Web Specialist, NACCHO Michele Askenazi has served as Director of Emergency Management at the Tri-County Health Department in Greenwood Village, CO, for six years. Tri-County Health Department led the medical response after the mass shooting in an Aurora, CO, movie theater in July 2012. The following is part of an excerpt from […]

    Jul 10, 2013 | NacchoVoice

    LHDs and the YMCA: Partnering to Prevent Diabetes

    By Iris Tiongco, Program Associate, NACCHO YMCA of the USA (Y-USA), one of the nation’s leading nonprofits strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility, received the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation Health Care Innovation Award. As an award recipient, Y-USA will undertake a three-year project to deliver its Diabetes Prevention Program...

    Jun 26, 2013 | NacchoVoice

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