208: Inclusive Communications Tips

Susan Laird, a health communications specialist with the CDC, discusses the need to use more inclusive communication when working with individuals or groups; Sheila Nelson, Program Manager for Adolescent Health and Injury Prevention with the Maine Center for...


Susan Laird, a Communications Director with the CDC, discusses the need to use more inclusive communication when working with individuals or groups; Sheila Nelson, Program Manager for Adolescent Health and Injury Prevention with the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, details a plan to reduce suicide and overdose by letting young people know they matter; a new ASTHO brief outlines an effort with the CDC that will help people living with disabilities during emergencies; and ASTHO offers a summary of the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act approved by the U.S. Senate late last week.

CDC Webpage: Health Equity Guiding Principles for Inclusive Communication

ASTHO Brief: Defining Disability for Syndromic Surveillance

ASTHO Legislative Alert: Senate Approves Bipartisan Safer Communities Act

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