Author Archives: Anastasia Sonneman

About Anastasia Sonneman

Anastasia Sonneman serves as a Communications Specialist at NACCHO. Her work includes promoting local health departments’ best practices, as well as partner tools and resources, in environmental health, health and disability, and preparedness through NACCHO’s communications channels, storytelling, and outreach to various audiences.

Funding Opportunity: Mosquito Surveillance and Control Research

The American Mosquito Control Association Research Fund is accepting funding proposals for research projects advancing mosquito surveillance and control. Proposals can be submitted from staff at local and state mosquito abatement programs, public and private universities and…

HHS Awards $3.2 Million to Support Flint Residents Affected by Lead Exposure

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded Michigan State University (MSU) with $3.2 million in grant funding to establish a registry of Flint residents who were exposed to lead-contaminated water from the Flint…

Now Recruiting: NACCHO Health & Disability Fellowship Program

NACCHO is currently seeking two graduate students to become the newest Health and Disability fellows The NACCHO Health and Disability Fellowship Program is an invaluable workforce development opportunity for graduate level students and interested getting…

Travel Scholarships: Integrated Foodborne Outbreak Response and Management (InFORM) 2017 Conference

Travel scholarships are currently available for the Integrated Foodborne Outbreak Response and Management (InFORM) 2017 Conference. Scheduled for November 6-9, 2017 in Garden Grove, CA, this event will convene food safety professionals from across the country to…

New NACCHO Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC) Network Webinar Recordings

Recordings and PowerPoint slides from the two most recent and highest attended Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC) Network webinars are now available via NACCHO’s MAHC Network webpage. In coordination with the Centers for Disease Control and…

New NACCHO Fact Sheet: Five Steps for Inclusive Health Promotion

NACCHO’s Health and Disability program recently released a new fact sheet, titled “Five Steps for Inclusive Promotion,” now available via the NACCHO Health and Disability webpage. This four-page resource provides health department staff with five action steps for the…