Untitled

Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Past Events

Events List Navigation

May 2019

Community Tools and Resources: Ways to Mitigate the Adverse Health Impacts of Wildfire Smoke

May 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online

The National Environmental Health Association and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) proudly present Community Tools and Resources: Ways to Mitigate the Adverse Health Impacts of Wildfire Smoke. The impact of wildland fire smoke on air quality and health is an issue growing in importance to many health officials across the country, as well as federal, state, and local decision makers. This webinar gives an overview of EPA’s tools and resources available to provide public health guidance and education before, during and after wildfire…

Find out more »

Turning the Tide: The Role of Water Management to Prevent Legionnaires’ Disease

May 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Reports of Legionnaires’ disease (LD) cases and outbreaks are increasing in the United States. LD is a serious lung infection caused by breathing in small water droplets containing Legionella germs. Outbreaks are commonly associated with buildings or structures that have complex water systems, such as hotels and resorts, long-term care facilities, hospitals, and cruise ships. Legionnaires’ disease can be prevented with effective water management systems. This session of Public Health Grand Rounds will discuss preventive approaches for federal, state, and local authorities…

Find out more »

CDC COCA Call: Most Measles Cases in 25 Years: Is This the End of Measles Elimination in the United States?

May 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

In 2000, measles was declared eliminated from the United States. However, the number of measles cases so far in 2019 exceeds the number of annual cases during any entire year since the declaration was made. The number of case reports continues to climb. As of May 3, 2019, 764 measles cases have been confirmed in 23 states. Of these cases, 569 (74%) were reported in children, with 101 (13%) in infants aged <12 months; and 672  (88%) cases have been…

Find out more »

Webinar: Hidden Consequences: The Opioid Epidemic and Rising Hepatitis B Rates

May 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Recent data indicate that there has been an increase in the rate of new hepatitis B infections in the U.S., which many largely attribute to increasing injection drug use. To address this, Hep B United and NACCHO are excited to present this webinar as part of a three-part series on the current state of HBV in the U.S. and local health department efforts and model programs to increase HBV testing, vaccination, and linkage to care. The final installment in this webinar series…

Find out more »

Webinar: A Strategic Response to Hepatitis A Outbreak: From the Big Picture to the Nitty Gritty

May 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Register here: https://bit.ly/2GsPjBs Objectives: • To provide an overview of hepatitis A and the increase in cases we’ve seen across the nation in the last 3 years. • To identify strategies that improve hepatitis A vaccination uptake in an outbreak response. • To learn about the New Mexico Department of Health’s response to an ongoing Hepatitis A outbreak affecting people experiencing homelessness and those who use both injection and non-injection drugs • To learn how local, state and federal partners can…

Find out more »

Asian Longhorned Tick: Etiology, Ecology and Impact

May 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online

The Association of Public Health Laboratories will be hosting a free webinar on May 22, 2019 from 2:00-3:00pm EDT. This program will provide information on the Asian longhorn tick, including an overview of longhorn tick biology and ecology, spread and vector competency and potential human impact. The webinar will also discuss the current work being done to investigate the Asian longhorn tick and the effect it may have on the US human and livestock populations. Presenters on this program include…

Find out more »

Virtual Town Hall: Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Services Report

May 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This webinar is designed to get feedback from Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) recipients on challenges or issues experienced during the 2018 RWHAP Services Report (RSR) submission process. Technical assistance contractors will be participating in the town hall to address questions and concerns. REGISTER to participate..

Find out more »

Webinar: Mapping Hepatitis Elimination

May 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

On Wednesday, May 22nd from 3:00 – 4:00 PM ET, join the Office of Minority Health and the Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for a webinar launching the map of hepatitis elimination projects and highlighting ongoing elimination projects across the country. Presenters will share their strategies, practice steps, and key messages to support individuals and organizations responding to the public health threat of viral hepatitis. To register for the…

Find out more »

MAHC Network Webinar: Pool Chemistry for Healthy and Safe Swimming

May 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online

Join NACCHO, CDC, and representatives from the American Chemistry Council and the Council for the Model Aquatic Health Code to recognize Healthy and Safe Swimming Week 2019. This year's theme is "Pool Chemistry for Healthy and Safe Swimming." The webinar will included the latest epidemiologic data on pool chemical injuries and how you can prevent these incidents as a pool operator or inspector. Register here.

Find out more »

Webinar: Tribal Adolescent Sexual & Reproductive Health: Practices for Public Health Professionals

May 23 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Tribal health is a unique experience separate from that of other population groups across the country. To assume that all health priorities and initiatives are befitting for varying population groups is a gross assumption and can likely lead to gaps in care and perpetuate health disparities. This one-hour webinar on "Tribal Adolescent Sexual & Reproductive Health: Practices for Public Health Professionals" will present key concepts on issues related to adolescent sexual and reproductive health, and propose methods for public health…

Find out more »
+ Export Events