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March 2020

What You Need to Know: Climate Change and Health Equity

March 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join NACCHO and Apolitical on March 17 at 12:00 PM ET for a free webinar on climate change and health equity. Hear from leaders in this field on best practices you can adopt at the local level to mitigate the threats of climate change on human health in an equitable way. This webinar will cover: Case studies for how to respond to climate change while promoting health equity Tips for how local jurisdictions can act Practical ways to communicate persuasively and…

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Webinar: Implementing the Tasina Luta: A Public Health Foundation for Cheyenne River

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

Sponsored by the RWJF Systems for Action Research Program, Wednesday, March 18, 12pm ET Native American communities experience many obstacles to health and well-being due to adverse social, economic, and environmental conditions. Few tribal public health programs are financed adequately to surmount these obstacles; fewer still are locally financed and managed. The study Implementing the Tasina Luta: A Public Health Foundation for Cheyenne River, led by David J. Washburn, ScD of Texas A&M University School of Public Health, will elicit the values…

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COVID-19 Information Sharing Call for Disease Intervention Specialists

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

The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) would like to start identifying needs and get a current snapshot of the impact of COVID-19 on disease intervention specialist (DIS) redeployments and the impact the virus is having on nationwide STD prevention, surveillance, and services. Participants will hear an update from NCSD on resources and have the opportunity to ask questions and share information and resources with peers from the field. Registration for this meeting is capped at 150, but it will…

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Webinar: National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Discussion

March 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

National Native (Native American, Native Alaskan, and Native Hawaiian) HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is an opportunity to increase awareness of the impact of HIV/AIDS on Native Americans, Native Alaskans, and Native Hawaiians. The Legacy Project works nationally to increase awareness of and build support for HIV prevention and treatment clinical and behavioral research by addressing factors that influence participation of historically underrepresented communities. The Legacy Project recognizes that historical trauma along with abuses of research such as the Tuskegee syphilis study,…

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COVID-19 Information Sharing Call for STD & Sexual Health Clinics

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

The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) is hosting an information sharing call for STD and Sexual Health Clinic staff and administrators. Join your colleagues from around the country to share information about Clinic COVID-19 response. This call will be led by NCSD staff and feature the opportunity to share information with your colleagues. Registration is capped at 150, but this meeting will be recorded and shared. Open to all STD and sexual health clinic staff and administration. REGISTER TO PARTICIPATE.

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March 2020 HiAP Webinar: Health Impact Checklist, A Tool for Policymaking

March 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The third webinar in NACCHO’s 2020 Monthly Health in All Policies (HiAP) Webinar Series, to be held on Tuesday, March 24 at 2:00pm ET, will feature the Kansas Health Institute's Health Impact Checklist. Register here. Every day, policymakers and communities wrestle with decisions on issues such as nuisance abatement, zoning, housing, and others. These decisions can impact the health of the community, though in some cases, the connection between the issue and health might not be immediately clear. To help make these…

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Webinar: The Praxis Project’s Working Principles for Health Justice & Racial Equity

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

The Praxis Project has worked with community allies and partners to inform the Centering Community in Public Health initiative and organize a set of Principles for Health Justice and Racial Equity to help guide collaborations between community partners and traditional institutions seeking to improve health justice and racial equity in our nation’s most impacted communities. Through these principles, Praxis envisions a society in which basebuilding community organizers, impacted communities, advocates and policymakers move beyond just addressing inequitable outcomes, to transforming…

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Webinar: The Impact of COVID-19 on the LGBTQ+ Community

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

On Thursday, March 26th at 2:00 PM ET, the National Coalition for LGBT Health will hold a webinar on the impact of COVID-19 on the LGBTQ+ Community. COVID-19 and its unprecedented public health response has certainly impacted our lives in ways we would not have imagined just a few weeks ago. This timely webinar will highlight the response of LGBTQ+ community groups and health centers as they support LGBTQ+ communities during this crisis. Speakers will explore unique issues for the…

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The ABC’s of Administrative Law in Public Health Practice: Part 2

March 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

In the second of two webinars, NACCHO, CDC’s Public Health Law Program, and ChangeLab Solutions will explore the key procedural rules that guide common responsibilities of public health agencies. Speakers will discuss their on-the-ground experiences in applying administrative law principles, including examples that are relevant to practitioners working across disciplines in health departments and in a variety of jurisdictions. Participants will have the opportunity to engage with speakers in a Q&A session at the conclusion of the webinar. Moderator Montrece…

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CDC COCA Call: Underlying Medical Conditions and People at Higher Risk for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

March 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

During this COCA call, presenters will focus on current information about people who are higher risk for COVID-19 complications because of their age or underlying medical conditions, particularly those that are not well-controlled. Due to anticipated high demand for this COCA Call, CDC encourages participants to consider viewing via Facebook Live. If you are unable to attend the live COCA Call, the video will be posted a few hours after the live event on the call page; it will be available to view…

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