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2019 CHEAC Annual Meeting Registration Now Open!

Registration for the 2019 CHEAC Annual Meeting is now open! This year’s annual meeting will be held from October 9 – October 11 at the Westin Pasadena and will provide local health department professionals representing a wide variety of disciplines throughout California with networking and learning opportunities. We are pleased to once again offer expanded…

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Newsom Issues Executive Order Targeting Electronic Cigarette Sales and Use

On Monday, Governor Gavin Newsom issued an executive order aimed at confronting the growing use of electronic cigarette utilization, particularly among youth and young adults. Flanked by California Health and Human Services Agency (CHHS) Secretary Mark Ghaly and California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) Director Nicolas Maduros, Governor Newsom announced his intent to…

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CDPH to Hold Homicide Prevention Webinar on October 17

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Violence Prevention Initiative (VPI) will hold a Community of Practice webinar on Thursday, October 17 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm on “Homicide Prevention – Part II: Primary Prevention Efforts to Decrease Homicide Rates in CA.” The webinar will feature information on the California Violence Intervention and Prevention…

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Governor Newsom Appoints Dr. Sonia Angell as New CDPH Director

Today, Governor Gavin Newsom announced his appointment of Sonia Angell, MD, MPH as the Director of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). Dr. Angell is currently a practicing physician at New York Presbyterian Hospital and Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at Columbia University in New York City. Her previous roles included serving as the…

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Michigan Declares Public Health Emergency, Bans Flavored E-Cigarette Products

On Wednesday, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer declared a statewide public health emergency, ordering the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services to issue emergency rules to ban the sale of flavored nicotine vaping products. The ban, initiated by the Michigan Chief Medical Executive’s finding that youth vaping constitutes a public health emergency, makes Michigan the…

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2019 CHEAC Annual Meeting Registration Closes on September 1

Registration for the 2019 CHEAC Annual Meeting will close this Sunday, September 1. This year’s annual meeting will be held from October 9 – October 11 at the Westin Pasadena and will provide local health department professionals representing a wide variety of disciplines throughout California with networking and learning opportunities. We are pleased to once…

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