Author Archives: Michelle Shapiro

Pregnancy and Motherhood in Women with Disabilities: Information and Opportunities for Local Health Departments

By Erin Vinoski Thomas, MPH, CHES, Health and Disability Fellow, NACCHO Many women with disabilities want to experience pregnancy. Pregnancy rates among women with disabilities have grown in recent years and are similar to pregnancy rates…

A Critical Connection: The Water and Healthcare/Public Health Sectors

During emergencies, water utilities, healthcare facilities, nursing homes, public health agencies, primacy agencies and local emergency managers should work together to minimize detrimental impacts to public health caused by disruptions in drinking water and wastewater…