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August 2019

Webinar: Routine Immunization of People Living with HIV: Why, What and How

August 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

American College of Physicians (ACP) is pleased to host a webinar on routine immunization of people living with HIV (PLHIV). This webinar is part of an ACIP series. Recognizing that people living with HIV (PLHIV) have higher rates of vaccine preventable disease and disease severity compared to HIV negative individuals, this webinar will identify strategies to improve vaccination rates in this population. Dr. Trotter will discuss the recommended vaccines for PLHIV by age and indication as recommended by ACIP, IDSA…

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Webinar: Implementing the Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America Initiative

August 23 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services’ (HHS) Office of Infectious Disease and HIV/AIDS Policy (OIDP) will host a webinar in collaboration with several HHS agencies on to provide an update on efforts to implement the Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America initiative. The webinar will be an opportunity to understand more about the Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America initiative and hear from the HHS agencies about some of the major activities to date and the…

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

August 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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 and recent estimates indicate that around 80% of U.S. TB cases are a result of reactivation of latent disease, presenting a huge opportunity to take action. NACCHO, through support from the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Bureau of Primary Health Care, conducted a series of…

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FoodSHIELD and Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) Webinar

August 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online

The agenda of the next joint FoodSHIELD and WASH webinar from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will include presentations on real life examples of the role of public health in emergency water supply planning, and an introduction to the 2019 Emergency Water Supply Planning Guide (EWSP) to help healthcare facilities prepare for, respond to, and recover from a water supply interruption. If you are dialing into the meeting, conference line 1.866.687.4175 Attendee passcode: 6210397 To join the…

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CDC Webinar: Strategies for Addressing Vaccine Misinformation

August 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

With the recent outbreaks of measles across the U.S., ensuring parents have access to accurate and credible information about vaccines is key to increasing vaccine acceptance. As a trusted source of information about vaccines, healthcare professionals can play a key role in establishing trust and educating parents and patients on the important role that vaccines play in protecting against serious diseases. In this webinar, practicing healthcare professionals will share their the evidence-based strategies for recommending vaccines and addressing vaccine hesitancy…

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Webinar: Mumps in U.S. Detention Facilities

August 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

NACCHO supports local health departments that are on the front lines of public health providing vaccination, responsible for disease surveillance, and prevention and control activities to reduce health risks of cases and outbreaks. Since September 2018, there have been over 800 mumps cases in adult migrants detained in U.S. detention facilities, who are under the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Detention facilities should follow local or state health department guidance and recommendations for mumps outbreak management. Effective…

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Webinar: Three Site’s a Charm: The Importance of Extragenital Testing for MSM

August 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Data shows that men who have sex with men (MSM) are disproportionally impacted by the rises in chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis infections. To combat these rises, it is key that medical providers and health departments use extragenital STD screening, or 3-site testing, to detect STDs and have people treated as soon as possible. Join NCSD for an informative webinar about the importance of extragenital screening of MSM and hear some real-world examples of how STD programs and clinics are incorporating…

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September 2019

Webinar: Hepatitis C in Children and Adolescents

September 3 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Join HepCure for an upcoming installment in the HepCure Tele-Education Webinar series, focused on hepatitis C virus (HCV) among children and adolescents. The webinar will provide an overview of the epidemiology of HCV in children and adolescents as well as testing and diagnosis strategies and how to monitor and care for children and adolescents with HCV. The webinar will be held Tuesday, September 3rd from 4:30 to 5:30 pm ET and feature a presentation from Dr. Karen Murray of the…

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Mobilizing Society to Protect Children’s Environmental Health

September 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online

This webinar from the Children's Environmental Health Network will highlight two leaders and organizations who work to mobilize advocates towards creating and defending healthy and just communities where all children and future generations will have the greatest chance to achieve wellness and reach their full potential. Learn more and register.

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

September 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is sponsoring this free webinar on the interdependencies between the water and healthcare/public health sectors. The webinar will feature the lessons learned from a series of eight workshops conducted nationally from 2016 to 2018. This webinar will have a water sector focus. Learn more and register.

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