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 Measles Outbreak Toolkit for Local/State Health Departments

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published a Measles Outbreak Toolkit for Local/State Health Departments to help these agencies counter misinformation in communities affected by measles outbreaks. The toolkit includes: Measles FAQs CDC’s Measles…

Requests for Information: Local Health Department HIV, STI, and Hepatitis Practice

NACCHO’s HIV, STI, and Viral Hepatitis program aims to strengthen the capacity of local health departments (LHDs) to address HIV, STIs, and viral hepatitis by providing technical and capacity building assistance, developing and disseminating tools…

NGA Releases Publications on Addressing the Infectious Disease Consequences of the Opioid Epidemic

In March 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) collaborated with the National Governors Association (NGA) to conduct a Learning Lab about the intersection of the opioid epidemic and infectious diseases. This collaboration…

CDC and AAP Release Resources for Healthcare Providers on Adolescent Sexual Health

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Division of Adolescent and School Health (DASH) and American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) have launched a variety of resources to support healthcare providers in improving awareness and…