Partnerships Between Local Public Health and Poison Control Lead to Greater...

The link between local public health departments and poison control centers is obvious, although not always well executed. Because of...

Jun 30, 2015 | Katie Regan

  • New Guidance Available on Shelter Operations During Radiation Emergencies

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released A Guide to Operating Public Shelters in a Radiation Emergency. The...

    Apr 29, 2015 | Katie Regan

  • Andrew Roszak, NACCHO Senior Director, Honored with Pillars of Public Health Award

    Andrew Roszak, Senior Director for Environmental Health, Pandemic Preparedness, and Catastrophic Response at NACCHO, has been selected...

    Jan 05, 2015 | Katie Regan

  • EPA Launches Student-Focused Radiation Website, RadTown

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s student-focused radiation website, RadTown, has newly launched. This interactive, virtual...

    Aug 22, 2014 | Lisa Brown

  • NACCHO and CDC Release New Radiation Legal Preparedness Report

    On July 10, CDC’s Public Health Law Program published Public Health Preparedness: Examination of Legal Language Authorizing...

    Jul 10, 2014 | Andy Roszak

  • Incident Management Workgroup June Report

    The Incident Management Workgroup held two calls in the month of June. The first, held on June 2, included an update on the...

    Jul 07, 2014 | Rachel Schulman

  • Summer Internships at NACCHO

    Did you know that NACCHO has internship positions year round? Every fall, spring, and summer, NACCHO recruits and selects a handful of...

    Jun 27, 2014 | Chris Mills

  • Radiation Disaster Issues in Children: A Case-Based Approach

    The National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health has launched a new resource entitled “Radiation Disaster Issues in...

    May 14, 2014 | Admin

  • Public Health Law Workgroup April Report

    This month, representatives from NACCHO’s Public Health Law Workgroup and other public health law partners delivered a session at the...

    Apr 29, 2014 | Guest Author

  • Partnerships Between Local Public Health and Poison Control Lead to Greater Community Health Literacy

    The link between local public health departments and poison control centers is obvious, although not always well executed. Because of the sensitive nature of poison control data, and the lack of bureaucratic connection between the two organizations, it can sometimes be hard to share information. It can sometimes even be hard to remember to share […]

    Jun 30, 2015 | Katie Regan

    New Guidance Available on Shelter Operations During Radiation Emergencies

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released A Guide to Operating Public Shelters in a Radiation Emergency. The guide, the result of a multiagency collaboration that included NACCHO, has been developed to assist with planning and response efforts related to shelter operations in a radiation emergency. The scope of the guide encompasses […]

    Apr 29, 2015 | Katie Regan

    Andrew Roszak, NACCHO Senior Director, Honored with Pillars of Public Health Award

    Andrew Roszak, Senior Director for Environmental Health, Pandemic Preparedness, and Catastrophic Response at NACCHO, has been selected to receive a 2015 “Pillars of Public Health Award” from the City of El Paso Department of Public Health. NACCHO congratulates Roszak on this honor. “The mission of NACCHO is to be a leader, partner, catalyst and voice […]

    Jan 05, 2015 | Katie Regan

    EPA Launches Student-Focused Radiation Website, RadTown

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s student-focused radiation website, RadTown, has newly launched. This interactive, virtual community provides information for students and teachers about different radiation sources, links to additional information and all new graphics and content. A new addition to RadTown is EPA’s Radiation Education Activities for middle and high school students...

    Aug 22, 2014 | Lisa Brown

    NACCHO and CDC Release New Radiation Legal Preparedness Report

    On July 10, CDC’s Public Health Law Program published Public Health Preparedness: Examination of Legal Language Authorizing Responses to Radiological Incidents, an assessment of state and local laws that authorize restriction of movement and decontamination of people during a radiological event. The assessment is the result of a partnership between CDC’s Public Health Law Program, […]

    Jul 10, 2014 | Andy Roszak

    Incident Management Workgroup June Report

    The Incident Management Workgroup held two calls in the month of June. The first, held on June 2, included an update on the development of Emergency Management Assistance Compact mission ready packages for public health to be deployed and a discussion of local public health’s priorities related to homeland security. The workgroup also reviewed changes […]

    Jul 07, 2014 | Rachel Schulman

    Summer Internships at NACCHO

    Did you know that NACCHO has internship positions year round? Every fall, spring, and summer, NACCHO recruits and selects a handful of talented students or recent graduates to learn about local public health and refine their professional skill sets. Interns are assigned to a specific team with a subject matter area of focus, which allows […]

    Jun 27, 2014 | Chris Mills

    Radiation Disaster Issues in Children: A Case-Based Approach

    The National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health has launched a new resource entitled “Radiation Disaster Issues in Children: A Case-Based Approach.” This accredited online lesson is a complement to the previously-released primer, “Radiation Disaster Issues in Children: An Approach to the Patient.” “Radiation Disaster Issues in Children: A Case-Based...

    May 14, 2014 | Admin

    Public Health Law Workgroup April Report

    This month, representatives from NACCHO’s Public Health Law Workgroup and other public health law partners delivered a session at the 2014  Preparedness Summit to a packed room. This session, Hot Legal Topics in Preparedness, covered issues like volunteer liability, radiation legal preparedness, judge training sessions, HIPAA, and information sharing during disaster, and the CDC’s new […]

    Apr 29, 2014 | Guest Author

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