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February 2019

Collaborating to Replace Lead Service Lines: Lead Service Lines Get Flushed

February 6 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online

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 and is hosting a series of webinars to address specific topics related to this work. This webinar in the Collaborative's series will address flushing! Lead enters drinking water when water is stagnant in contact with lead. Flushing, to cleanse or wash out with a rush of water, plays a role in…

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Fermentation Hazards and Controls Workshop

February 7 @ 8:00 am - February 8 @ 2:00 pm
Lansing, MI Lansing, MI United States

This fermentation hazards and controls (HACCP) workshop is designed for small to very small food operations and retail or foodservice operators who desire to ferment foods as a Food Code “Special Process”. Regulators, Chefs, and food safety professionals working in these areas will also benefit. The workshop is divided into four parts: Fermentations (Introduction) "from rot to religion" GMPs and GFPs: "Good Fermentation Practices" The flow of different fermentations (yogurt, kombucha, sauerkraut, kimchee, etc) HACCP controls for fermentation hazards We'll have…

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Public Health Online Career Fair – Fill Position Openings!

February 7 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join NACCHO and other associations for a virtual public health career fair that will bring together employers, such as local health departments, and job candidates looking to pursue a career in public health. Naylor Association Solutions is organizing this virtual event through their “career eco” brand. Top Reasons for LHDs to Participate Lower recruiting costs by using our online virtual solution to screen and recruit quality candidates Interact in your own chat room with the option to conduct video interviews…

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Webinar Series: Building Capacity to Address SDH in HIV Prevention/Care at Healthcare Organizations

February 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

This webinar series provides an introduction to the new Social Determinants of Health (SDH) Resource Guide “Addressing Social Determinants of Health in HIV Prevention, Treatment, and Care: Lessons Learned from Real-World Implementation” for health departments, community-based organizations, and healthcare organizations. Hosted by the Capacity-Building Provider network (CPN), this webinar will outline the SDH Resource Guide and provide examples of how to use this guide in a training environment. Case studies from the guide will be used to discuss what real-world…

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2019 HIMSS Global Conference & Exhibition

February 11 - February 15

Join champions of health information and technology from around the world at the 2019 HIMSS Global Conference & Exhibition (HIMSS19), February 11–15, 2019 in Orlando, FL. Through five days of education, innovation, and collaboration, we will fuel our quest to transform health and well-being while exploring a wide variety of topics, including consumerization of health, cybersecurity, healthy aging and technology, interoperability, population health, precision medicine and more. HIMSS19 will feature world-class speakers and thought leaders, cutting-edge products and solutions, and…

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Public Health Grand Rounds: Prevent Childhood Lead Exposure

February 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online

The February 2019 Public Health Grand Rounds from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) focuses on childhood lead exposure. Over the past 40 years, exposure to lead has declined in the U.S. However, millions are still being exposed in their homes and environment. Lead exposure can seriously harm a child’s health and there is no safe blood lead level in children. Yet more than 500,000 U.S. children have elevated blood lead levels. Learn more.

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Health in All Policies (HiAP) Webinar: HiAP Initiatives and Policy Opportunities

February 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online

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 take place on the second Wednesday of the month, and each month has 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 are answered is…

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Facebook Live Series: Improving Public Health Messaging Using Modern Technology (Part 2)

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

Join UCHAPS for a Facebook Live series on how national campaigns can improve public health messaging using modern technology to reach priority populations. In this session, Earl Fowlkes Jr., the CEO and President of The Center for Black Equity, the Chair of the Washington, DC Office of Human Rights, and the Chair of the DNC LGBTQ Caucus, will discuss using technology to reach the LGBTQ community. Following each session, participants will be able to: Identify barriers to working collaboratively with community leaders to…

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Is Pet Love Risky?

February 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online

This Valentine’s Day, the Partnership for Food Safety Education hosts a special webinar for you and your pet all about making sure your unconditional love is safe love. It’s easy to forget that your pet and your pet’s food can be vehicles for harmful pathogens that can cause illness. The webinar will cover risks associated with pets, and important cleaning and sanitation practices every consumer should be aware of. We are pleased to welcome as our special guest speakers Dr.…

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Webinar: Primary Care Provider Training Models for HCV Management

February 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

In the era of Direct Acting Antivirals (DAAs), people can be cured with few side effects and incredibly high success rates in primary care settings. Despite the ease of treatment, we have seen numerous barriers to treatment access one of which is not having enough primary care providers who can or want to treat. Provider education and training is critical to expanding access to diagnosis and cure for HCV. Hosted by the National Association of State and Territorial AIDS Directors…

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