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December 2018

Webinar: Addressing an Ongoing Hepatitis A Outbreak among Drug-users and Persons Experiencing Homelessness

December 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join ASTHO and CDC to learn more about the nationwide Hepatitis A outbreak. Experts from CDC's Division of Viral Hepatitis and the Tennessee Department of Health will share on their ongoing responses, including information on available resources for states responding to outbreaks. REGISTER.

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2018 National Ryan White Conference on HIV Care and Treatment

December 11 - December 14

The Health Resources and Services Administration’s HIV/AIDS Bureau is holding the 2018 National Ryan White Conference on HIV Care and Treatment from December 11-14 at the Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center. The conference theme is “Catalyzing Success: Advancing Innovation, Leveraging Data, Ending the HIV Epidemic.” The conference is an opportunity for participants to engage with peers about the latest in comprehensive HIV care and treatment. It brings together HIV-experienced, clinical decision-makers and key medical care team members from across the country…

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Webinar: Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy: Intervening to Increase HPV Vaccine Uptake

December 11 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

While vaccines to prevent Human Papillomavirus (HPV) infection have proven to be extremely effective both in protecting against HPV, as well as reducing the risk of cervical cancer caused by HPV strains, acceptance of this cancer-preventing vaccine has struggled to reach the same level of acceptance as other vaccines recommended at this age. Providers have a unique opportunity to address vaccine hesitancy and reinforce the decision to vaccinate. Join the American Cancer Society and the California Immunization Coalition for a webinar…

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Town Hall: Next Steps for the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program

December 11 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

During the 2018 Ryan White Conference on HIV Care and Treatment (Dec. 11-14), the CAEAR Coalition Foundation is hosting a Town Hall entitled Next Steps for the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program on Tuesday, December 11 (5-8pm) in the Potomac Ballroom of the Westin Washington National Harbor. The CAEAR Coalition will release the results of a recent survey of Ryan White Part A jurisdictions and moderate a discussion with community leaders on next steps for the program. Time will be provided for…

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Health in All Policies Webinar Series: Evaluation Strategies

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

NACCHO is hosting a new Health in All Policies (HiAP) webinar series for local health departments. The goal of the webinar series is to provide an open, informal space for dialogue and peer-to-peer sharing about challenges and best practices. The webinars will take place on the second Wednesday of the month, and each month will have a different theme. Each webinar in the series will be recorded and posted to NACCHO’s HiAP webpage; however, the best way to ensure your questions…

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Holiday Food Safety Twitter Chat

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

On December 12 at 2:00pm ET, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Parents Magazine will co-host a Twitter chat with food safety experts and party planners who share tips on how to plan and prepare holiday meals that are safe, healthy, and worth remembering. Learn more.

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Webinar: #HowIRecommend Flu Vaccine: How to Make Recommendations that Matter to Patients

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

Last year, we saw striking drops in flu vaccination coverage. We need everyone to help Fight Flu and know that a strong recommendation from a health care professional makes a difference! In recognition of National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW), join this webinar to learn more about how to make a strong vaccine recommendation and strategies to address questions from patients. Featuring representatives from CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD) and practicing professionals like yourself, this webinar will provide…

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Rural Health Section Quarterly Call: Strategic Visioning for 2019

December 12 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

On the fourth quarterly call of NACCHO's Rural Health Section, we will work collaboratively to strategically plan for the upcoming year. During the call, we will review and revise our latest rural health policy statement and engage in a facilitated discussion on the Rural Health Section's aims and goal for the future. Please register for the call and use the below information to dial in to the meeting: Dial-In: 866-740-1260 Passcode: 7962669#

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Webinar: Bringing Safer Consumption Spaces to the United States

December 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join AIDS United and Project Inform for an overview of the findings and recommendations of their newly released report, Bringing Safer Consumption Spaces to the United States. Participants will learn strategies for extending funding and advocating for legally sanctioned safer consumption spaces in a manner that focuses on the leadership and needs of people who use drugs. REGISTER.

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Webinar: Infectious Disease Consequences of Opioid Use

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

Join ASTHO and CDC to learn more about opportunities to assess, prepare, and implement programs that prevent the spread of infectious diseases related to the opioid epidemic. Expert panelists will discuss evidence-based practices to reduce the harmful outcomes associated with injection drug use and link clients to treatment programs. State and local representatives from Vermont will share their perspectives on policy levers and activities needed at the community level to implement syringe services programs (SSPs). Representatives will share lessons learned related…

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