Infectious Disease

Webinar: Health Department and Health Center Collaborations to Improve TB Screening, Testing, Treatment, and Care

Despite availability of screening and treatment, tuberculosis (TB) remains a leading cause of preventable infectious disease deaths worldwide and disproportionately affects vulnerable populations. In the United States, eliminating TB is a national public health goal…

MMWR: National, Regional, State, and Selected Local Area Vaccination Coverage Among Adolescents Aged 13–17 Years — United States, 2018

2018 data show that adolescent human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination rates increased slightly, but more work needs to be done to protect more people against HPV-associated cancers. A new report from the CDC shows little progress…

Webinar Recording: Clinical and Public Health Partnerships for Antibiotic Stewardship

Essential hospitals, sometimes referred to as “safety net hospitals,” play a vital role in improving access to quality healthcare in communities across the United States. Combating antimicrobial resistance, through implementing antimicrobial stewardship practices, is an…

Presentation – Talking About Vaccines: Lessons Learned from CDC Research with Parents and Healthcare Professionals

On August 1, as a kick-off to National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM), NACCHO hosted Talking About Vaccines: Lessons Learned from CDC Research with Parents and Healthcare Professionals.  During this webinar, Allison Fisher (CDC/NCIRD) and Elizabeth Ryan…