Author Archives: Kim Rodgers

About Kim Rodgers

Kim Rodgers serves as a Communications Specialist at NACCHO. Her work includes promoting local health departments' best practices, as well as partner tools and resources, in infectious disease and preparedness through NACCHO's communications channels, storytelling, and outreach to various audiences.

Hidden Casualties Webinars: Local, State, & National Partners’ Responses to Infectious Disease Consequences of Opioid Epidemic

The opioid crisis in the United States has resulted in alarming increases in opioid use disorders, injection drug use, overdose deaths, and infectious diseases in communities across the United States. Fighting the opioid epidemic is…

PrEP Navigator Manual: Helping People Access Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis

In August 2017, PleasePrEPMe.org and Project Inform launched a new PrEP navigation publication, Helping People Access Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis, available in English and Spanish! This manual provides in-depth information to frontline staff within California on the various aspects of supporting people who seek PrEP…

Boston Public Health Commission: Multi-Pronged Approach to Flu Preparedness and Response

By Jenifer Leaf Jaeger, MD, MPH, Interim Medical Director, Boston Public Health Commission The Public Health Impact of Influenza While seasonal influenza (flu) viruses are detected year-round in the United States, flu activity begins to rise above…