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December 2017

Webinar: HCV Among Pregnant Women

December 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

The National Viral Hepatits Roundtable is hosting a webinar on hepatitis C virus (HCV) and young women to provide information about increasing rates of HCV among pregnant women and women who may become pregnant. The webinar will include a discussion of whether expanded HCV screening among pregnant women is warranted. Register now.

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Webinar: Acknowledging Stress in Communities Affected by Environmental Contamination

December 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Environmental contamination can disrupt life as usual and cause stress. The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) invites you to join an upcoming webinar to learn about a new fact sheet “Coping with the stress that environmental contamination can cause” and tips for how to use it with community members. The stress fact sheet is available on the ATSDR website in English and Spanish. Webinar Details Please use both the web link and the telephone audio line to participate in…

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Webinar: Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the 1918 Flu Pandemic

December 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This webinar will discuss the significance of the historic 1918 flu pandemic, highlight achievements made over the last 100 years to detect, prevent and respond to pandemic influenza, and discuss future opportunities to improve our pandemic influenza preparedness. We will also provide details on some special events being planned to commemorate this historic event, and share ideas and resources for your involvement. Welcome: Dr. Nancy Messonnier, Director National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Disease (NCIRD) Presentation Speaker: Dr. Dan Jernigan,…

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January 2018

Webinar: An Interprofessional Approach to HPV and Oral Cancer Prevention Education

January 8, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

There are approximately 31,500 cancers attributed to HPV each year and that number continues to rise. Oropharyngeal cancer has surpassed cervical cancer as the most common HPV-related cancer. Rates of oropharyngeal cancer have increased more than 225% in the last few decades. More than 70% of oropharyngeal cancers are related to HPV infection. The Massachusetts Oral HPV Prevention Taskforce was created to build connections between medical and dental professionals to increase HPV vaccination rates, decrease HPV-related cancer, and educate both…

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Webinar: NACCHO Government Affairs Update: What to Watch For in 2018

January 10, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

What’s in store for 2018? Find out as NACCHO hosts “NACCHO Government Affairs Update: What to Watch For in 2018.” The webinar will discuss pressing legislative and policy issues that could have critical implications for public health in 2018. Registration is required, and the webinar will be recorded. REGISTER: http://naccho.adobeconnect.com/wtw/event/registration.html

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Webinar: Introduction to NACCHO’s Rural Health Section

January 18, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

In order to better serve as a leader, partner, catalyst and voice with local health departments, as of autumn 2017, NACCHO established a Rural Health Section. The Rural Health Section is comprised of NACCHO members and partners working together across multidisciplinary and programmatic expertise to articulate a high level strategy for advocacy, goal attainment, structural system requirements, resources and approaches to improve rural health. Health departments who are interested in participating should contact NACCHO at membership@naccho.org. Join the kick-off call to learn…

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February 2018

IDEA EH Virtual Conference

February 14, 2018 - February 15, 2018

The IDEA EH Virtual Conference (Integrating Data to Empower Advancement) is designed to enhance the knowledge of environmental health professionals in data-use and provide an opportunity to learn about existing and new resources, innovative solutions, and successful programs. It is also an opportunity to bring professionals together in a unique virtual environment to exchange information and discover new solutions. Conference content will include topics such as: Data standardization Policies and procedures on handling digital data Best practices for utilizing local EH…

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Public Health Detailing Institute

February 14, 2018 - February 16, 2018

In order to scale up pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and rapid initiation of antiretrovirals after HIV diagnoses (RAPID), it is important that clinical providers are knowledgeable about both of these highly effective biomedical prevention strategies. Public Health Detailing is an evidence-based strategy to encourage clinical practice change through brief, educational, one-on-one provider visits. The Institute will provide an expert-led overview of Public Health Detailing and a review of successful detailing programs focused on PrEP and RAPID from various jurisdictions in the…

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March 2018

AIDSWatch 2018

March 26, 2018 - March 27, 2018

AIDSWatch, presented by The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation, is the nation’s largest annual constituent-based national HIV/AIDS advocacy event. AIDSWatch brings together hundreds of people living with HIV and their allies to meet with members of Congress and to educate them about the important issues at stake for people living with HIV/AIDS in the United States. AIDSWatch is implemented as a partnership between AIDS United, the Treatment Access Expansion Project, and the US People Living With HIV Caucus. The 25th Anniversary of the event,…

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April 2018

The 55th Annual Denver TB Course

April 4, 2018 @ 8:00 am - April 7, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

The Denver TB Course provides a broad overview of active and latent TB including its epidemiology, transmission, pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment and management. The purpose of this course is to present this body of knowledge to health care providers who will be responsible for the management and care of patients with tuberculosis. Register: http://www.njhealth.org/TBCourse2018.

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