Immunization Episodes

Environmental Health Immunization Public Health Thank You Day Infectious Diseases Health In All Policies

301: Health in All Policies Primer

Nov. 9, 2022

Kerry Wyss, ASTHO’s Director of Environmental Health, outlines a new report about the value of a Health in All Policies approach to public health; Ali Aslam, ASTHO’s Senior Analyst for Environmental Health, discusses how gra…

Immunization Social And Behavioral Health Overdose Prevention Infectious Diseases Substance Use Disorder State Health Policy Policy And Advocacy

299: Pediatric Respiratory Cases Cause Concern

Nov. 7, 2022

Dr. Anne Zink, ASTHO President, releases a statement addressing the response to a spike in respiratory infections; Dr. Jose Romero, Director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases at the CDC, addres…

Environmental Health Immunization Infectious Diseases One Health Day

297: Virus Triple Threat

Nov. 3, 2022

Dr. Kimberlee Wyche-Etheridge, ASTHO’s Senior Vice President of Health Equity and Diversity Initiatives, discusses concerns with RSV infections and the triple threat that comes with treating those cases at the same time peop…

Immunization COVID-19

288: ACIP Immunization Decisions Explained

Oct. 21, 2022

In a special episode of the newscast, Dr. Marcus Plescia, ASTHO’s Chief Medical Officer, explains the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices decision earlier this week. The committee voted Thursday to add pediatr…

Emergency Preparedness Health Equity Immunization Disability And Preparedness Women, Infant, And Family Health Tribal Health

287: New Disability Preparedness Toolkit

Oct. 20, 2022

Dawn Skaggs, Emergency, Disaster, and Climate Resilience Specialist for the World Institute on Disability, promotes a new Public Health Emergency Planning Toolkit to help agencies better serve people living with disabilities…

Emergency Preparedness Health Equity Immunization Social And Behavioral Health Mental Health Chronic Disease Social Determinants Of Health

286: Creative Vaccine Strategies

Oct. 19, 2022

Margaret Jaco Manecke, the Director of Practice Improvement at the National Council for Mental Wellbeing, is looking for public health professionals to join the Council’s next annual learning community; an ASTHO work group r…

Health Equity Immunization COVID-19 Leadership And Workforce Development Women, Infant, And Family Health Community Partnerships

283: New National Children’s Health Survey

Oct. 14, 2022

Chrissie Juliano, Executive Director of the Big Cities Health Coalition, is joined by local public health directors to discuss public interest in the new COVID-19 booster; ASTHO is working with the National Community Action …

Environmental Health Immunization COVID-19 Breastfeeding And Early Life Nutrition Support Women, Infant, And Family Health Healthy Aging

280: Promoting the New COVID-19 Booster

Oct. 11, 2022

Dr. Sameer Vohra, Director of the Illinois Department of Public Health, explains how he is working to convince more people to get the new COVID-19 booster shot; ASTHO CEO Mike Fraser attends a White House Summit on Indoor Ai…

Health Equity Immunization COVID-19 Social And Behavioral Health STD Women, Infant, And Family Health

278: How to Push Back on STDs

Oct. 6, 2022

Dr. Leandro Mena, Director of the Division of STD Prevention at the CDC, discusses the latest preliminary data that counts 2.5 million reported cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis last year; Reyna Olaguez, Executive …

Health Equity Immunization Social And Behavioral Health Mental Health Women, Infant, And Family Health Youth Mental Health

275: PH Can Help End Hunger

Oct. 3, 2022

ASTHO CEO Michael Fraser reflects on last week’s White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health; Dr. Nirav Shah, ASTHO Immediate Past President and Director of the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, ma…

Emergency Preparedness Immunization Social And Behavioral Health Pandemics Youth Mental Health

273: Classroom Mental Health

Sept. 29, 2022

Dr. Sharon Hoover, Co-Director of the National Center for School Mental Health, describes how students are wrestling with mental health challenges; Stephen Massey, Director of the Health Action Alliance, discusses a playbook…

Health Equity Immunization Social And Behavioral Health Leadership And Workforce Development Opioid Epidemic Substance Use Disorder

272: Oregon’s Regional Health Equity Coalitions

Sept. 28, 2022

Jeffrey Ekoma, ASTHO’s Senior Director of Government Affairs, discusses a White House summit he attended in recognition of National Recovery Month; Mike Fraser, ASTHO’s CEO is heading to the White House for the bipartisan Co…

Health Equity Immunization Women, Infant, And Family Health Increasing Access To Contraception Community Health Workers Infectious Diseases

270: Tracking Polio in New York

Sept. 26, 2022

Dr. Jim McDonald, Medical Director for the New York State Department of Health, discusses the discovery of polio in wastewater in at least two NY counties; Carolyn McCoy, ASTHO’s Senior Director of Federal Government Affairs…

Immunization COVID-19 Chronic Disease Hepatitis Infectious Diseases

269: Urging COVID-19 Booster Uptake

Sept. 23, 2022

Dr. Steven Stack, ASTHO President-Elect, discusses the new COVID-19 booster designed to protect against the latest variants; Dr. Anne Zink, ASTHO President, explains the need to bring health care and public health closer tog…

Immunization COVID-19 Social And Behavioral Health Overdose Prevention Breastfeeding And Early Life Nutrition Support Women, Infant, And Family Health

253: Breastfeeding Policies

Aug. 31, 2022

Deborah Backman, ASTHO’s Senior Analyst for Maternal and Infant Health, calls attention to policies in place to protect breastfeeding during National Breastfeeding Month; Dr. Gary Anthone, Chief Medical Officer and Director …