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June 2019

Webinar: Building Effective HIV Interventions for Latino Clients

June 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This webinar will focus on how a translational approach is used to build rapport with clients and address their barriers to care through multi-level interventions. Topics include: intersection of HIV and substance use disorder; working with syringe service programs; reducing stigma; and improving authenticity and communication with Latino clients and communities. Lessons learned and replications tips will be provided. The webinar will also include a question and answer session. The webinar is presented by the HRSA HAB-supported Ryan White HIV/AIDS…

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Webinar: Managing Outbreaks of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

June 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) Medical Director William Schaffner, MD will moderate the webinar with presentations by NFID Director Ruth M. Carrico, PhD, DNP, FNP-C, CIC, Associate Professor at the University of Louisville and Jane R. Zucker, MD, MS, Assistant Commissioner at the Bureau of Immunization in the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Presentations will focus on sharing strategies and best practices implemented during recent outbreaks of hepatitis A and measles. At the conclusion of this activity, participants…

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Webinar: Managing Outbreaks of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

June 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

NFID Medical Director William Schaffner, MD will moderate the webinar with presentations by NFID Director Ruth M. Carrico, PhD, DNP, FNP-C, CIC, Associate Professor at the University of Louisville and Jane R. Zucker, MD, MS, Assistant Commissioner at the Bureau of Immunization in the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Presentations will focus on sharing strategies and best practices implemented during recent outbreaks of hepatitis A and measles. At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to: Implement…

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Webinar: Local Health Department Role in Containment of Novel Resistance

June 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

As issues with drug resistant pathogens have emerged across the country, local health departments have been called on to lead and support the containment of novel or targeted multidrug-resistant organisms (MDROs). Join NACCHO to learn more about the experiences of three local health departments who have been affected by containment events. By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to: Describe the experiences of three local health departments supporting containment responses Identify the role of local health departments…

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Webinar: Two Local Health Department Approaches to Meeting Retail Program Standards 3 and 6

June 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online

NACCHO is pleased to present a sharing session on the Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards (Retail Program Standards), focusing on Standard 3: Inspection Program Based on HACCP Principles and Standard 6: Compliance and Enforcement. The session will start with an overview of Standards 3 and 6 and resources that are available to assist jurisdictions in meeting the Standards. Presenters from local jurisdictions will then describe the relationship between the two standards, how they have worked to conform to…

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Webinar: Getting Outside the Clinic: Expanding Hepatitis Testing Through Non-Traditional Partners and Settings

June 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Diagnosis is one of the biggest gaps that exists in responding to viral hepatitis in the United States. Only 33% of people living with hepatitis B and 54% of people living with hepatitis C are aware of their status. Join NASTAD’s Hepatitis Testing Partnership for a webinar from 1:00-2:00 PM ET on June 20 on expanding hepatitis testing through non-traditional partners and settings. This webinar will explore models for hepatitis testing programs that get outside the clinic and leverage non-traditional healthcare partners to…

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Silicones in Food Contact Materials

June 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online

Silicone is used in a wide array of products including bakeware, cosmetics, personal care products, infant and toddler products, and food packaging. However, there is limited data and scientific understanding of the exposure pathways and health effects from the variety of chemical makeups in silicones and their different uses. Studies have shown that certain silicone constituents leach into food leading to potential exposures via ingestion. In this webinar Dr. Birgit Geuke, Scientific Officer at the Food Packaging Forum, will discuss…

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Webinar: Engaging and Communicating with Hard-to-Reach Populations 

June 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

NACCHO is hosting a multi-part webinar series to help local health departments build capacity to engage in public health communication.“Engaging and Communicating with Hard-to-Reach Populations” will offer best practices that will help local health departments better engage hard-to-reach populations (e.g., diverse language communities, immigrants, refugees). In particular, the webinar will: identify challenges to engaging hard-to-reach communities around public health issues; highlight the importance of leveraging cultural competency, diversity, and inclusion to develop messaging that is relevant to such communities; and  share best practices and success…

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HRSA Webinar: Ending the HIV Epidemic Initiative

June 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB) will host its second webcast for all Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) recipients, partner organizations, and stakeholders on “Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America” on Tuesday, June 25, 2019, from 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET. This event will provide RWHAP recipients, partner organizations, and stakeholders with additional information on HRSA HAB’s vision for recipients’ roles in the “Ending the HIV Epidemic” initiative, should Congress appropriate funding, and offer an opportunity…

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NACCHO Sharing Session: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Investigating Foodborne Illness Outbreaks

June 26 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Online

Foodborne illness in the United States is estimated to sicken 48 million people, cause more than 128,000 hospitalizations, and lead to 3,000 deaths every year. A multidisciplinary approach to investigating foodborne illness outbreaks involving staff from environmental health, epidemiology, laboratory, and communications allows local health departments to efficiently detect cases and mitigate future exposures. NACCHO invites you to learn about Public Health – Seattle & King County’s (PHSKC's) experience partnering across these four main disciplines (four-legged stool) to address foodborne…

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