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Celebrating National Poison Prevention Week 2017: Raising Awareness & Teaching Prevention

By Samantha Lee, PharmD, DABAT, Pharmacist, and Lauren Bul, MPH, Poison Center Educator, Minnesota Poison Control Center Did you know that drug poisoning is now the leading cause of injury death in the U.S.? National Poison Prevention Week…

Cancer Disparities Among People with Disabilities: How Local Health Departments Can Help

By Evelyn Arana, NACCHO Health and Disability Fellow In recognition of February’s World Cancer Day, Evelyn Arana, one of two NACCHO Health and Disability Fellows, took some time to discuss the intersection between cancer, disability,…

Capturing Patient and Vaccine Information at Mass Vaccination Clinics – A Catalog of Electronic Technologies

By Tom Fitzgerald, MPH; Pandemic Influenza Vaccine Response Fellow, CDC/NCIRD/ISD This post originally ran on NACCHO’s Preparedness Brief blog. For more preparedness news and information, visit http://www.nacchopreparedness.org. For many health departments, data collection during mass…