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Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Upcoming Transportation for America Webinar »
Transportation for America, with APHA support, will host a webinar entitled “ Seven Metropolitan Planning Organizations th...
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Appellate Court Upholds NYC’s Sodium Warnings Rule »
Appellate Court Upholds NYC’s Sodium Warnings Rule February 10, Public Good Law Center In a unanimous decision, the...
Saturday, February 4, 2017
New Online Microlearning Project Addresses the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals »
New Online Microlearning Project Addresses the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals Public Health Pron...
Friday, February 3, 2017
Federal Laws Regarding Lobbying and Advocacy »
Federal Laws Regarding Lobbying and Advocacy Federal laws restrict the use of federal funds for lobbying activities....
Friday, February 3, 2017
Education as a Social Determinant of Health: The Role of Laws and Policies »
Education as a Social Determinant of Health: The Role of Laws and Policies Schools are a key part of the physical and...
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
NACCHO Releases Local Board of Health National Profile »
NACCHO has just released the 2016 National Profile of Local Health Departments (Profile) report, presenting the newest dat...
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
The New Administration: Opportunities and Challenges for Prevention »
The New Administration: Opportunities and Challenges for Prevention...
Thursday, January 12, 2017
Webinar: Integrating Health Impact Assessments via Environmental Policy Acts »
Thursday, January 19, 2016 | 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. (ET) According to the American Planning Association , health imp...
Monday, December 19, 2016
Active Shooter-An Emerging Public Health Threat »
Active Shooter-An Emerging Public Health Threat Jay MacNeal, DO, MPH, FACEP, FAEMS, NRP EMS Medical Director Mercyh...
Monday, December 19, 2016
PHAB Rolls Out New Accreditation Activity Map on Website »
PHAB's new Accreditation Activity map includes data and information requested by the field ....
Monday, December 19, 2016
APHA: The 2017 Call for Abstracts is now open! »
The 2017 Call for Abstracts is now open!  We invite you to submit an abstract for APHA’s 2017 Annual Meeting & E...
Monday, December 19, 2016
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Healthcare-Associated Infections and Antibiotic Resistance »
Healthcare-Associated Infections and Antibiotic Resistance A COMMUNICATION TOOLKIT FOR HEALTH DEPARTMENTS A...
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
HUD Secretary Castro Announces Public Housing to be Smoke-Free »
  HUD SECRETARY CASTRO ANNOUNCES PUBLIC HOUSING TO BE SMOKE-FREE New rule protects health and safety of...
Friday, November 18, 2016
New Safe Routes to Parks Action Framework »
Check out our the  Safe Routes to Parks Action Framework , a tool for building healthy communities. Safe Routes...
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
New toolkits available from Plan4Health »
New toolkits available from Plan4Health Plan4Health connects communities across the country, funding work at the...
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
APHA launches National Public Health Week 2017 »
APHA launches National Public Health Week 2017   APHA is excited to announce the launch of National P...
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
National Network of Libraries of Medicine Outreach Funding Opportunities »
National Network of Libraries of Medicine Outreach Funding Opportunities The National Network of Libraries of Medicin...
Friday, November 4, 2016
Leading Public Health Law Organizations Partner on Ambitious Initiative »
Leading Public Health Law Organizations Partner on Ambitious Initiative The Network for Public Health Law, ChangeLab...
Friday, November 4, 2016
Drug Overdose Prevention Factsheets »
Drug Overdose Prevention Factsheets  Fatal drug overdose is a nationwide epidemic that claimed the lives of over...
Saturday, October 8, 2016
Updated Leading Through Health System Change Planning Tool »
The new and improved Leading Through Health System Change Planning Tool supports public health departments and their par...
Monday, January 4, 2016
CDC’s 6 Public Health Threats in Focus for Top 6 for 2016 »
CDC’s 6 Public Health Threats in Focus for Top 6 for 2016 December 2015 Several public health threats caught the att...
Sunday, November 1, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Campaign to Reduce Infant Deaths in Indiana »
Campaign to Reduce Infant Deaths in Indiana 3 rd Annual Labor of Love Summit Nov 6 JW Marriott, Indianapolis...
Monday, September 28, 2015
Expanded National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week begins January 25, 2016 »
Expanded National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week begins January 25, 2016 Two NIH institutes join forces to educate teens...
Monday, August 24, 2015
Network for Public Health Law Update »
Network for Public Health Law Report August 20, 2015 Public Health Law and Policy Perspectives ·   &...
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Indiana HIV Outbreak Response Update »
Indiana HIV Outbreak Response Update State health officials are working closely with local health departments, healt...
Monday, April 13, 2015
County Health Rankings Now Live »
County Health Rankings Now Live March 25, County Health Rankings and Roadmaps Our new Rankings are n...
Friday, April 3, 2015
Governing Well: Using Accreditation as a Mechanism for Health Department Performance Assessment »
Governing Well: Using Accreditation as a Mechanism for Health Department Performance Assessment Kaye Bender, Preside...
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
PHAB Temporarily Suspends CSILPHDS Application Option »
PHAB Temporarily Suspends CSILPHDS Application Option January 22, PHAB E-News As the readers of this newslet...
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
PHAB Issues New Guidance on Documentation for Accreditation »
PHAB Issues New Guidance on Documentation for Accreditation January 22, PHAB E-News Based on numerous com...
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
America's Health Rankings Releases 2014 Report »
America's Health Rankings Releases 2014 Annual Report The 25th Annual Report from America's Health Rankings, through...
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
APHA's Public Health Newswire Announces Top 10 Stories for 2014 »
APHA Publishes Top 10 News Stories for 2014 2014 was a busy year for public health, as always. The American Public He...
Monday, December 22, 2014
Top 10 Signs We're Building a Culture of Health »
Top 10 Signs We're Building a Culture of Health December 18, 2014, Robert Wood Johnson Advances Here’s...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Build Health Challenge »
November 14, County Health Rankings Project The new BUILD Health Challenge is a national award program designed t...
Monday, October 20, 2014
New Resources to Combat Ebola »
Ebola: Resources to Combat the Disease Ebola disease - also called Ebola fever or ebola hemorrhagic fever - is a...

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