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Sep

27

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The Environmental Justice Index: Ranking Cumulative Health Impacts

Posted by on September 27th, 2022 0 comments

The American Public Health Association and Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s  Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) will be holding a webinar and demonstration of the Environmental Justice Index (EJI).  The EJI ranks census tract data on the cumulative impacts of environmental injustice on health.   Environmental Justice Index: Ranking Cumulative Health… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Blog, Education and Outreach, Public Health

Sep

07

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Update on Dental Care for People with HIV, Substance Use Disorders, and Trauma Informed Care

Posted by on September 7th, 2022 0 comments

The workshop,  “Update on Dental Care for People with HIV, Substance Use Disorders, and Trauma Informed Care” is co-sponsored by the American Public Health Association (APHA) Oral Health Section and HIVDENT.  It will be held at the Boston Convention Center*, Room 210A, 415 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02210 on November 5, 2022 1:00 – 4:00 pm… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Blog, Dental care, HIV, HIV, Public Health

Aug

22

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September is Recovery Month

Posted by on August 22nd, 2022 0 comments

Recovery Month celebrates the gains made by those in recovery from substance use and mental health, just as we celebrate improvements made by individuals who are recovering from other health issues such as hypertension, diabetes, asthma, and heart disease. Recovery Month is organized by Faces & Voices of Recovery.  Visit their website for additional information… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, CHES Credit, NNLM, NNLM Class, Public Health

Apr

14

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Ready or Not Report for 2022

Posted by on April 14th, 2022 0 comments

As National Public Health Week ended last week and Black Maternal Health Week begins, we have more public health news. The latest report from Trust for America’s Public Health is available online.  The report rates the level of readiness of public health departments at the state level as well as in the District of Columbia… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Public Health, Public Health Policy, Regional Interest

Mar

31

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CDC Launches Think. Test. Treat TB Campaign

Posted by on March 31st, 2022 0 comments

The CDC has recently launched a communication campaign on tuberculosis called Think.  Test.  Treat TB.   The campaigns goal is to increase testing and treatment for latent tuberculosis infection in the US.  According to a recent blog on HIV.gov  “Up to 13 million people are living with latent tuberculosis infection in the United States. Without treatment,… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, HIV, Public Health, Regional Interest

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