Category: Announcements


HHS Seeks Input on STD Federal Action Plan

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy (OHAIDP) is seeking input on the development of an inaugural federal action plan for STD prevention, diagnosis, care, and treatment designed to meet specified goals to improve outcomes and employ strategies that maximize long-term population impact. Public health practitioners,…

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NACCHO Solicits 2019 Annual Award Nominations

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) welcomes nomination applications for its 2019 NACCHO Awards. Each year, NACCHO recognizes the accomplishments of local health departments and health officials throughout the country. Award recipients are honored at a special ceremony and reception at the NACCHO Annual Conference. Applications for Local Health Department of…

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NACo to Host 2019 Healthy Counties Forum on April 23 in San Diego

The National Association of Counties (NACo) will be hosting the 2019 Healthy Counties Forum on Tuesday, April 23 in San Diego. NACo President and San Diego County Supervisor Greg Cox will welcome attendees to the full day collaborative learning opportunity which will provide attendees with tools and strategies to support counties’ efforts in maintaining and…

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ITUP Announces 2019 Regional Workgroup Convenings

The Insure the Uninsured Project (ITUP) has announced the dates and locations of its 2019 Regional Workgroup Convenings. ITUP regional workgroups bring together local leaders and community members to engage in constructive dialogue, problem-solving, and identification of creative policy solutions that expand access and improve the health of Californians. The workgroup findings are used to…

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PPIC Issues Fact Sheets on Health Care Access in California

The Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) recently issued two fact sheets that detail the Medi-Cal program and the current health care landscape for immigrants in California. The Medi-Cal fact sheet explores enrollment figures, beneficiary makeup, and services delivered, and the immigrant health care landscape fact sheet examines current coverage gaps, sources of care, and…

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California Surgeon General Embarks on Statewide Listening Tour

On Tuesday, California Surgeon General Nadine Burke Harris launched a statewide listening tour to raise awareness about the connections between adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), toxic stress, and serious health conditions. In her first appearance at the Fruit Ridge Community Collaborative in Sacramento, Burke Harris discussed her priorities as California’s first state surgeon general, including raising…

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CDPH, EMSA Release 2019 Statewide Medical & Health Exercise Materials

This week, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and the California Emergency Medical Services Authority (EMSA) released resources and materials for the 2019 Statewide Medical and Health Exercise Program. The materials include templates for this year’s exercise, slated to occur November 18-22, and feature discipline-specified objectives, scenarios, situation manuals, and other important materials. The…

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NACCHO Solicits Applications for 2019-20 Subject Matter Advisory Workgroups

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) invites local health department leaders and staff to apply to its advisory workgroups to assist in informing and guiding NACCHO programming and projects. The advisory groups are utilized as a primary and recognized vehicle for identifying opportunities and challenges facing LHDs throughout the country, as…

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2019 CHEAC Annual Meeting Workshop Abstracts Due Tomorrow

CHEAC is excited to again offer expanded workshops to our 2019 Annual Meeting attendees through collaborating with key partners to host workshop sessions. Recall, the 2019 CHEAC Annual Meeting will be held on October 9-11, 2019 in Pasadena and will provide local health department leadership and staff throughout California with networking and learning opportunities. This…

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