National Library of Medicine Announces Funding Opportunity

FUNDING INFORMATION SESSION – May 8 at 1:30 pm ET: Disaster Health Info Outreach & Collaboration Project 2014 The National...

Apr 29, 2014 | Andy Roszak

  • CDC Launches “Radiation Basics Made Simple” Training Module

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Radiation Studies Branch announces the launch of Radiation Basics Made Simple, the...

    Apr 15, 2014 | Lisa Brown

  • Leveraging Partnerships between Local Health Departments and Pharmacies: Bringing...

    Given budget cuts and staffing shortages, local health departments (LHDs) are asked to do more with less. Leveraging previously...

    Apr 11, 2014 | Erin Roberts

  • NACCHO and CDC Collaborate on Peer-reviewed Journal Article

    NACCHO and CDC colleagues co-published a commentary, “Leveraging Partnerships Among Community Pharmacists, Pharmacies, and...

    Apr 10, 2014 | Sara Rubin

  • NACCHO and Local Health Department Volunteers Host Point-of-Dispensing Exercise

    On April 2, NACCHO and 51 volunteers from local health departments (LHDs) around the country hosted a point-of-dispensing (POD)...

    Apr 08, 2014 | Lisa Brown

  • The Washington State Oso Mudslide: Response, Rescue, and Recovery

    On Sat. March 22, a massive mudslide buried a rural town in Snohomish County, WA, just 50 miles north of Seattle, which has engaged...

    Mar 31, 2014 | Sara Rubin

  • CDC/NACCHO Host Workshop for Clinical Utilization Plan for Anthrax Countermeasures...

    On March 12-13, 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in collaboration with the National Association of County...

    Mar 25, 2014 | Lisa Brown

  • Newly Released Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity

    On Feb. 12, the Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology released the Framework for Improving...

    Feb 21, 2014 | Lisa Brown

  • Emergency Use Authorization Issued for New H7N9 In Vitro Diagnostic Product

    On Feb. 14, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the Lyra™ Influenza A Subtype H7N9...

    Feb 20, 2014 | Lisa Brown

  • National Library of Medicine Announces Funding Opportunity

    FUNDING INFORMATION SESSION – May 8 at 1:30 pm ET: Disaster Health Info Outreach & Collaboration Project 2014 The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is offering a funding opportunity for small projects to improve access to disaster medicine and public health information for health care professionals, first responders and others that play a role in […]

    Apr 29, 2014 | Andy Roszak

    CDC Launches “Radiation Basics Made Simple” Training Module

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Radiation Studies Branch announces the launch of Radiation Basics Made Simple, the first in a series of radiation preparedness training modules. Radiation Basics introduces participants to the fundamentals of radiation and radioactivity. View a 2-minute preview of Radiation Basics Made Simple. Radiation Basics Made Simple features an enhanced...

    Apr 15, 2014 | Lisa Brown

    Leveraging Partnerships between Local Health Departments and Pharmacies: Bringing Rapid Diagnostic Testing to Community Pharmacies

    Given budget cuts and staffing shortages, local health departments (LHDs) are asked to do more with less. Leveraging previously underutilized community resources has become vital to promoting community health. Increasingly, community pharmacies are recognized as one such valuable healthcare resource. Staffed with highly-trained healthcare professionals, community pharmacies are also widely...

    Apr 11, 2014 | Erin Roberts

    NACCHO and CDC Collaborate on Peer-reviewed Journal Article

    NACCHO and CDC colleagues co-published a commentary, “Leveraging Partnerships Among Community Pharmacists, Pharmacies, and Health Departments to Improve Pandemic Influenza Response,” this month in Biosecurity and Bioterrorism: Biodefense Strategy, Practice and Science. The abstract for the commentary follows: Response to public health emergencies requires coordination across multiple...

    Apr 10, 2014 | Sara Rubin

    NACCHO and Local Health Department Volunteers Host Point-of-Dispensing Exercise

    On April 2, NACCHO and 51 volunteers from local health departments (LHDs) around the country hosted a point-of-dispensing (POD) exercise at the 2014 Preparedness Summit. Leading up to the POD Exercise, volunteers participated in bi-weekly conference calls and Just-in-Time Training. Volunteers had the opportunity to think through the various challenges associated with developing and implementing a...

    Apr 08, 2014 | Lisa Brown

    The Washington State Oso Mudslide: Response, Rescue, and Recovery

    On Sat. March 22, a massive mudslide buried a rural town in Snohomish County, WA, just 50 miles north of Seattle, which has engaged the local community in an extensive response effort. This devastating event, one of the worst mudslides in U.S. history, piled approximately 15 million cubic yards of mud, clay, and wood across the Stillaguamish River, state Highway 530, and into a community of...

    Mar 31, 2014 | Sara Rubin

    CDC/NACCHO Host Workshop for Clinical Utilization Plan for Anthrax Countermeasures in a Mass Event Setting

    On March 12-13, 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in collaboration with the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) hosted the Clinical Utilization Plan for Anthrax Countermeasures in a Mass Event Setting Workshop which brought together more than 90 anthrax experts from around the world. As a step in […]

    Mar 25, 2014 | Lisa Brown

    Newly Released Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity

    On Feb. 12, the Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology released the Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity. This framework is the result of Presidential Executive Order 13636: Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity, issued in February 2013. The framework was created through public-private collaborations and provides a common...

    Feb 21, 2014 | Lisa Brown

    Emergency Use Authorization Issued for New H7N9 In Vitro Diagnostic Product

    On Feb. 14, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the Lyra™ Influenza A Subtype H7N9 Assay manufactured by Quidel Corporation for the presumptive detection of novel influenza A (H7N9) virus. This In Vitro Diagnostic (IVD) product is for use in Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments High Complexity Laboratories for […]

    Feb 20, 2014 | Lisa Brown

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