Category: Announcements


CDPH Invites Nominations for Excellence in Public Health Award

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is soliciting nominations for the 2018 Beverlee A. Myers Award for Excellence in Public Health. This award recognizes the contribution of public health and health care services professionals in improving the status of all Californians and the millions who visit the state each year. Nominations must be received…

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Abstracts Solicited for CDPH-EMSA Emergency Preparedness Workshop

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and Emergency Medical Services Authority (EMSA) are hosting an emergency preparedness training workshop on June 18 – June 20, 2018. The training workshop is designed for local Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP), Hospital Preparedness Program (HPP), and Pandemic Influenza (Pan Flu) grant funded programs to receive training, enhance…

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Air Resources Board to Hold Public Workshop on Cap-and-Trade Regulations

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) will hold a public workshop on Friday, March 2, 2018, to discuss the potential amendments to Cap-and-Trade Regulations. The workshop will provide attendees with an update on the status of such amendments, discussion around potential changes based on recent CARB resolutions, and Legislative action around the regulations. All interested…

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CDPH Local Oral Health Program Webinar to be Held Next Week

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Oral Health Program will be hosting a webinar for local health departments on getting started with the Local Oral Health Program (LOHP). The webinar will provide information on Year 1 deliverables, available resources to conducting a needs assessment, and the role of the University of California, San Francisco…

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Updated UCSF Evaluation of the Community Paramedicine Pilot Program Now Available

Earlier this week, the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) released an update of the required evaluation report of the OSHPD Health Workforce Pilot Project focused on community paramedicine.  There are currently fourteen pilot programs operating throughout California testing seven community paramedicine concepts, including post-discharge – short-term follow-up, frequent EMS users, DOT for TB patients,…

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Upcoming Workshops for Urban Greening Grant Program Announced

The Urban Greening Program announced a series of upcoming technical assistance grant workshops throughout the state, with the first two being held next week in Sacramento and Lynwood. The Sacramento workshop will be held on Wednesday, February 14 and the Lynwood workshop will be held on Thursday, February 15. Additional information on the upcoming grant…

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Applications Now Open for Human Impact Partners Leadership Institute Opportunity

Human Impact Partners is now accepting applications for Health Equity Awakened: A Leadership Institute. The year-long Institute is focused on advancing health equity and identifying and systemically addressing root causes of disparate health outcomes, including oppression and racism. Applicants must be currently employed full-time at a local health department and the deadline to apply is…

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