Category: Announcements


Newsom Names Zingale, Others to Key Administration Posts

This week, Governor-Elect Gavin Newsom announced key appointments to the Governor’s Office of Strategic Communications and Public Engagement. Daniel Zingale will lead the office as the senior advisor on strategy and communications. Zingale has served as senior vice president of The California Endowment for the past 10 years, where he has worked on a number…

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Advisory Group Members Sought for All Children Thrive Initiative

Public Health Advocates (PHA) and the UCLA Center for Healthier Children, Families, and Communities are recruiting members of the All Children Thrive-California (ACT-CA) Initiative Equity Advisory Group. The ACT-CA is a three-year initiative (2019-2021) tasked with expanding the roles of counties and cities in preventing childhood trauma, countering its effects, and fostering community health and…

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CDPH Announces New CCLHO Executive Administrator

On Wednesday, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director Dr. Karen Smith announced that Jake Hanson has been appointed as the new Executive Administrator of the California Conference of Local Health Officers (CCLHO). Mr. Hanson has been with CDPH since 2016 and has worked in multiple capacities in the Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention…

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NACCHO Announces New Technical Assistance Opportunity

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), with support from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), recently announced a new technical assistance opportunity – Strong Systems, Stronger Communities (SSSC) TA Cohorts. SSSC will support local health departments in completing public health performance improvement projects through a tailored training and…

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NACCHO Announces RFP Process for Climate and Health Adaptation in LHDs

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), with support from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is accepting proposals for two awards with a maximum of $15,000 each to supplement ongoing climate change and health adaptation initiatives in local health departments. Applicants should have experience working in local initiatives…

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NACCHO Accepting Applications for Model Practices Award Program

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) is accepting applications for the 2018-2019 Model Practices Program through Wednesday, December 12. The program honors and recognizes outstanding local health initiatives from across the country and shares and promotes these practices among LHDs through the Model Practice Database. A Model Practices webinar recording which…

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CAPF Issues Redesigned Concept Paper

The California Alliance for Prevention Funding (CAPF) recently issued a redesigned concept paper. The concept paper’s content has not changed, but the new look more clearly communicates the group’s mission and goals. The redesigned paper is available here.

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CHEAC Closed Next Thursday and Friday

CHEAC will be closed next Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. We will return to normal operations on Monday, November 26. CHEAC Staff wishes all a safe and enjoyable holiday!

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Governor-Elect Newsom Announces First Key Appointments

Governor-elect Gavin Newsom late last week announced two key appointments to his incoming administration – Ann O’Leary has been named chief of staff and Ana Matosantos has been named cabinet secretary. O’Leary was previously a senior policy adviser for the Clinton Administration, as well as a senior policy adviser for the 2016 presidential campaign of…

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