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.

Defending Retail Food Supplies from Food Terrorism in Cuyahoga County, Ohio

By: Jim Armstrong, MS, RS, Program Manager, Environmental Public Health Services, Cuyahoga County Board of Health Importance of Food Defense In 2004, Tommy Thompson, former director of the Department of Health and Human Services, famously said,…

Funding Opportunity: Expanding Syringe Access & Improving Policies

AIDS United, in partnership with Elton John AIDS Foundation, Levi Strauss Foundation, Open Society Foundations, and H. Van Ameringen Fund, has announced the opportunity for grant support through the Syringe Access Fund! Through the Syringe…

MMWR: Health-Related Behaviors and Academic Achievement Among High School Students — United States, 2015

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released new data that further solidifies the connection between student health and academic performance. As millions of students across the nation head back to school, it…