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.

CDC Activates Emergency Operations Center for Hurricane Florence

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) activated its Emergency Operations Center (EOC) on Wednesday, September 12 to coordinate 24/7 all CDC activities for public health needs before, during, and after Hurricane Florence, including the…

Tips for Optimizing Practice Management: Flu Vaccination Programs at OB-GYN Practices

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) released a new resource, Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Programs: Tips for Optimizing Practice Management, which provides tips to help optimize flu immunization programs in obstetric–gynecologic practices. An obstetrician–gynecologist (ob-gyn) plays a…

National Park Service Launches Website on Disease Prevention & Response

The Disease Prevention and Response (Epidemiology) Branch within the National Park Service (NPS) Office of Public Health recently launched a new website to highlight its work. The Branch serves to prevent, detect, and respond to disease…