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May 2018

Collaborating to Replace Lead Service Lines: Leveraging Existing Funding Sources

May 30 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Lead service line (LSL) replacement is not a simple task. The LSL Replacement Collaborative has developed an online toolkit to help communities across the United States develop and implement replacement programs. A key challenge is securing funding for LSL replacement. A common approach is to leverage rates paid by customers to fund community programs, but there are limits in some states to using these funds to replace LSLs on private property. States are helping by providing grants and loans to begin…

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Webinar: Ending the Epidemic: How Do We Build Sustainable Bridges Between Community Leadership and Health Departments?

May 31 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Treatment Action Group and Housing Works are pleased to present this free webinar on building effective collaboration between community leadership and health departments involved in Ending the Epidemic (EtE) work. Partnership between health department leadership and community advocates is integral to the success of EtE initiatives. The advent of treatment as prevention (TasP) and PrEP was a significant part of the first call to end HIV as an epidemic in New York. However, it was a renewed spirit of cooperation…

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Webinar: Integrating HIV Prevention and Care Planning and Funding

May 31 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This webinar focuses on the challenges and promising practices from jurisdictions that have successfully implemented joint procurement of care and prevention services within their jurisdictions. This introductory presentation is intended for Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program recipients, CDC HIV prevention program managers, and other staff engaged in procurement of HIV care and prevention services. During the webinar, different models of integrating funding for care and prevention services will be presented. REGISTER.

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June 2018

Webinar: Working Together to Eliminate Syphilis in Our Communities

June 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

*Please note: Registration for this webinar is free for organizations who receive funding and support from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services STD Control Section. For all others, the cost is $25.* The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported 27,814 cases of syphilis in 2016, a 17.6% increase since 2015. Syphilis can invade the nervous system at any stage of infection, and causes a wide range of symptoms, including headache, altered behavior, coordinating muscle movements, paralysis, sensory deficits, and…

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Mosquito Surveillance: Trapping and Biology

June 7 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Join NACCHO and Florida’s Lee County Mosquito Control District for a live webinar with Q&A, based on one of the most popular technical training sessions from this year’s Vector Control Summit! Rachel Morreale and Milton Sterling will review how to select, use, and maintain different types of mosquito traps. Participants will also learn common errors associated with the use of each type of trap. This webinar is ideal for vector control organizations that would like to refine their trapping practices…

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Webinar: Implementing Model Practices in Your Community: Increasing HPV Immunization Rates

June 7 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join NACCHO for the third webinar in the three-part Implementing Model Practices in Your Community webinar series to learn more about innovative approaches to increasing immunization rates. The Florida Department of Health in Broward County will discuss their model practice that uses an annual back-to-school point of dispensing (POD) to bundle vaccinations. Denver Public Health will discuss their efforts to increase HPV immunization through school-located vaccination (SLV) clinics, a convenient and alternative venue for increasing access to vaccinations. REGISTER.

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Webinar: National HIV Prevention Conference – Abstract Submission Q&A

June 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The 2019 National HIV Prevention Conference (NHPC) is now accepting abstracts through July 10, 2018 on the NHPC website. If you have questions about the process or requirements, join CDC for an Abstract Submission Q&A webinar. This webinar will cover specific information about the conference tracks, session formats, and abstract requirements. It will also answer common questions about the abstract submission process and provide tips for submitting abstracts. REGISTER. Have a story to share? NHPC is piloting a new session format…

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Network Commons: How to Get Into the Partnership Game: A Healthcare Playbook for Community Developers

June 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

How can Community Development Corporations (CDCs), Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs), and affordable housing developers leverage their assets and expertise for effective partnerships with hospitals and healthcare systems? Join the Build Healthy Places Network on June 12th for a special preview of their forthcoming resource, “Healthcare Playbook for Community Developers” and learn how three cross-sector leaders are building impactful partnerships across the community development and healthcare sectors. Learn more and register. Speakers: Chris Iglesias, Chief Executive Officer, The Unity Council (TUC) Kimberly Latimer-Nelligan,…

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Webinar: Retention of Transgender People into HIV Prevention and Care Services

June 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This webinar, the first in a two-part series, aims to enhance services for Trans communities and promote HIV testing among this population. Hosted by members of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Capacity Building Assistance (CBA) Provider Network, this interactive webinar will explore factors that impact the retention of trans communities into HIV services and provide solutions to address these barriers. Speakers include: Shawn Demmons, MPH Capacity Building Specialist Center of Excellence for Transgender Health Bennett Reagan CBA Advisor…

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Webinar: Ways to Advance Integration of HIV Prevention and Care Services

June 13 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This webinar focuses on the challenges and promising practices from jurisdictions that have successfully integrated care and prevention services within their health department. During the webinar, two health departments will present their process for integrating care and prevention services, including assessment of health department infrastructure and preparing health department staff. The webinar is presented by the HRSA/HAB-supported Integrated HIV/AIDS Planning (IHAP) TA Center. This introductory presentation is intended for Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program recipients, CDC HIV prevention program managers, and…

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