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July 2017

5th Annual National African American Hepatitis C Action Day (NAAHCAD)

July 25

Tuesday, July 25, is the 5th Annual National African American Hepatitis C Action Day (NAAHCAD). On this day, the National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS (NBLCA) and the National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable (NVHR) will cosponsor a call-in to legislators to spotlight the importance of health care for people living with or at risk for hepatitis C. If you believe that all people deserve hepatitis C prevention, education, and treatment services, contact your Senators and House members on Tuesday, July 25. Please see…

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Climate Change Webinar Series Part II: Climate Change Planning Tools

July 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

The San Luis Obispo Public Health Department is hosting a four-part webinar series titled "Communicating Climate Change as a Public Health Issue," starting on July 19. The second webinar will focus on "Climate Change Planning Tools," and will take place on July 26 from 1:00-2:30 pm ET. Attendees will hear from a number of climate leaders at the state and local level (listed below), who will provide case studies, tools, and practical advice on how to use and develop resources to…

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Webinar: Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC) Network

July 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join NACCHO for the upcoming bi-monthly Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC) Network webinar on July 26, 2017 at 1:00-2:00 PM ET. This webinar will feature an overview of “Risk Factor Study: Recreational Water Facilities in Fairfax County, Virginia”. Register for the webinar today. Registering for the webinar will ensure you receive any webinar updates, as well as a confirmation email containing a calendar placeholder. The MAHC Network is a community for MAHC users, subject-matter experts, and those hoping to learn about…

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World Hepatitis Day 2017

July 28

Viral hepatitis is a major global health threat with around 240 million people living with chronic hepatitis B and up to 150 million people living with chronic hepatitis C. World Hepatitis Day is observed annually on July 28, the birthday of Dr. Baruch Blumberg (1925-2011). Dr. Blumberg discovered the hepatitis B virus in 1967 and two years later developed the first hepatitis B vaccine and for these achievements won the Nobel Prize. World Hepatitis Day is one of eight official disease-specific…

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August 2017

Webinar: Diagnosis, Prevention, and Treatment of Syphilis and HIV — A Healthy People 2020 Progress Review

August 1 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Join Healthy People 2020 for a Progress Review webinar featuring two Healthy People 2020 topic areas: sexually transmitted diseases and HIV. Participants will also learn how the Bureau of Infectious Diseases in the Louisiana Department of Health is addressing syphilis and HIV. Register.

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Climate Change Webinar Series Part III: Climate Change & Health Equity- Telling the Story with Data

August 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

The San Luis Obispo Public Health Department is hosting a four-part webinar series titled "Communicating Climate Change as a Public Health Issue," starting on July 19. The third webinar will focus on "Climate Change and Health Equity: Telling the Story with Data," and will take place on August 2 from 1:00-2:30 pm ET. Attendees will hear from a number of climate leaders at the state and local level (listed below), who will share health equity and data tools available to integrate…

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CDC Teleconference Series: Zoonoses & One Health Updates (ZOHU)

August 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s One Health Office is now hosting a monthly Zoonoses & One Health Updates (ZOHU) Call. The conference call and webinar occurs the first Wednesday of every month from 2-3pm ET, except January and July. Participants represent more than 1,000 public health and animal health officials, epidemiologists, veterinarians, physicians, nurses, and other public health practitioners at the federal, state, and local levels as well as professionals from non-governmental organizations, industry, and academia. Every presentation is…

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Webinar: Best Practices to Improve Maternal Immunization

August 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) is presenting a webinar, Best Practices to Improve Maternal Immunization on Monday, August 7, 2017 at 12:00 PM ET (9:00 AM PT). This free, 1 CME credit webinar will focus on the importance of maternal immunizations. This webinar will provide updates on current recommendations and the future of maternal immunizations, discuss practical tips to incorporate immunizations into your practice, and identify and locate resources for providers and patients regarding immunizations. Continuing Medical…

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Climate Change Webinar Series Part IV: Innovative Curricula for Public Health Priority Populations

August 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

The San Luis Obispo Public Health Department is hosting a four-part webinar series titled "Communicating Climate Change as a Public Health Issue," starting on July 19. The forth and final webinar will focus on "Innovative Curricula for Public Health Priority Populations," and will take place on August 9 from 1:00-2:30 pm ET. Attendees will hear from a number of climate leaders at the state and local level (listed below), who will share effective, low-cost approaches to help make the connection between climate…

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Harm Reduction Institute in Appalachia

August 14 @ 8:00 am - August 15 @ 5:00 pm

The Harm Reduction Regional Institute aims to support planning and implementation of harm reduction programs in the Appalachia region. The theme of this Institute is developing effective and meaningful partnerships among consumers, community based organizations and health departments. Through workshops, panel discussions, and peer learning, the Institute will explore community perspectives on harm reduction, and offer action steps to start or sustain an existing harm reduction program in resource-limited settings amidst changing regulatory landscapes. APPLY TO ATTEND. This institute will…

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