Category: Announcements


Governor Brown Declares State of Emergency to Increase Supply of Hepatitis A Vaccines

On Friday, Governor Jerry Brown issued an emergency proclamation that permits the state to increase its supply of Hepatitis A vaccines in order to control the current outbreak throughout the state. While immunizations have been distributed to targeted areas, additional supplies are needed. The emergency proclamation gives the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) authority…

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CHEAC Annual Meeting Next Week

Due to the 2017 CHEAC Annual Meeting in Anaheim, the CHEAC Office in Sacramento will be closed for the remainder of the week beginning on Tuesday, October 17. Our regular weekly update will not be published next Friday, October 20, but will resume the following week. We look forward to seeing members in Anaheim!

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CHEAC Health Realignment Training Registration Now Open

CHEAC will be hosting a Health Realignment Training on Wednesday, December 6, 2017, from 10:00 am to 3:15 pm at The California Endowment in Sacramento (1414 K Street, First Floor – Adelante Room). The training will include the following sessions: Realignment Historical Overview Realignment Basics Significant Policy Changes Impacting 1991 Realignment CHEAC Realignment Tracking County…

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CDPH to Offer Training Webinar Next Week on 2018 LHD ICR

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) will be offering a training webinar on 2018 local health department (LHD) indirect cost rates (ICR) and a walkthrough of new improvements and enhancements to the ICR system on Wednesday, October 18 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm. Webinar call-in information is available here. A recording of the…

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CDC Announces Public Health Crisis Response Cooperative Agreement Opportunity

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently announced a cooperative agreement opportunity to establish a roster of public health departments that would be pre-identified and pre-approved for rapid funding by CDC for public health emergencies of such magnitude, complexity, or significance that it would have an overwhelming impact upon, and exceed resources…

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National Academies Launches Interactive Guide on Opioid Epidemic

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) has launched an interactive guide providing an overview of the recent National Academies report Pain Management and the Opioid Epidemic: Balancing Societal and Individual Benefits and Risks of Prescription Opioid Use. The guide outlines trends in the prescription and illicit opioid epidemics, links to additional resources,…

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Public Health Foundation to Hold Population Health Webinar

The Public Health Foundation (PHF) will be holding a webinar entitled A Model Population Health Initiative: Reducing Costs by Going Upstream on Monday, October 23 from 10:30 am-11:30 am PST. The webinar will highlight the winner of the 2017 Future of Population Health Award and the initiative’s work in providing temporary transitional housing for homeless…

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CHEAC Health Realignment Training Registration Now Open

CHEAC will be hosting a Health Realignment Training on Wednesday, December 6, 2017, from 10:00 am to 3:15 pm at The California Endowment in Sacramento (1414 K Street, First Floor – Adelante Room). The training will include the following sessions: Realignment Historical Overview Realignment Basics Significant Policy Changes Impacting 1991 Realignment CHEAC Realignment Tracking County…

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CDPH to Continue ICR Standardization

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) recently announced it will continue with the program to standardize the indirect cost rates (ICR) for contracts, allocations, and grants with local health departments (LHD). As in previous years, each LHD will be requested to submit documentation used to calculate their ICR as a percentage of personnel services…

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