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416: Vital Records Accreditation, Sharing Medicaid and HIV Data

May 9, 2023

Melissa Bird, Bureau Chief for the Iowa Bureau of Health Statistics, explains why vital records accreditation is important to public health; Rachel Scheckman, ASTHO Senior Policy Analyst, says new data sharing techniques in …

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415: Burnout Advice, Policy Wins

May 8, 2023

Jennifer Moss, author of The Burnout Epidemic, says self-care alone is not a solution to employee fatigue; Moss will speak at ASTHO’s TechXpo and Futures Forum later this month, where online tickets remain available; Maggie …

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413: Biden Gets PH Workforce Report; Maternal Care Policies

May 4, 2023

Lindsey Myers, ASTHO’s Vice President for Public Health Workforce and Infrastructure, explains the importance of President Biden’s report on the public health workforce; Maria Gabriela Ruiz, an analyst on ASTHO’s Maternal an…

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405: Childhood Immunization Schedules, Island Area Health Equity Plans

April 24, 2023

On the first day of National Infant Immunization Week, Dr. José Romero, Director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases at the CDC, discusses the importance of vaccines and the COVID-19 schedule for…

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403: Immunization Data Sharing Reports, Equity Summit Take-Aways

April 20, 2023

Elizabeth Ruebush, ASTHO Senior Director of Public Health Data Modernization and Informatics, previews two reports to help members navigate the immunization information sharing landscape; Dr. Angelica Geter, Executive Vice P…

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391: Heartbreaking Gun Violence, ACIP Explained

April 4, 2023

On Day Two of Public Health Week, Rich Hamburg, Executive Director of the Safe States Alliance, discusses policies that would help reduce gun violence in America; the Public Health Foundation has a new video explaining the C…

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388: Tribal Vaccine Messaging, Celebrating a Family of 163 Doctors

March 30, 2023

Gary Lankford, Advances in Indian Health Care Program Director at the Association of American Indian Physicians, explains vaccine messaging that appeals to American Indian and Alaskan Native populations; Dr. Laura Chanchien …

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380: Immunization Exemption Strategies, Island Area Funding Pitch

March 20, 2023

Heather Tomlinson, ASTHO Senior Analyst for Immunizations, reminds us in an ASTHO blog article that there are strategies to reduce the impact of non-medical immunization exemptions; the CDC has added COVID-19 vaccinations to…

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365: “Unacceptable” Maternal Mortality Rates, Mounting a Vaccination Defense

Feb. 27, 2023

Dr. Daniel Edney, State Health Officer for the Mississippi State Department of Health, has studied the data in Mississippi’s latest Maternal Mortality Report and says the rates are unacceptable; Heather Tomlinson, ASTHO Seni…

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361: RSV Immunization Considered, Making CPR and AEDs More Common

Feb. 21, 2023

Dr. Christopher Rizzo, Senior U.S. Medical Director for Sanofi, is working on a passive immunization for RSV that could help protect young infants from the virus; Lana McKinney, ASTHO Senior Policy Analyst for State Health P…

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357: Testing School Vaccination Requirements, Retail Food Safety Focus

Feb. 14, 2023

Claire Hannan, Executive Director of the Association of Immunization Managers, is worried some who previously supported bills to prevent mandatory COVID vaccinations now might try to also weaken school vaccination requiremen…

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356: New York’s Opioid Partnerships, Arizona’s Mobile Vaccination Clinics

Feb. 13, 2023

Dr. Jim McDonald, New York State Acting Health Commissioner, says partnerships with people in local communities are key to the state's response to the opioid crisis; Siman Qaasim, Health Equity Administrator for the Arizona …

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355: Healthy Aging Strategies, Helping Make Sense of Public Health

Feb. 10, 2023

Claire Pendergrast, ASTHO Senior Analyst for Health Improvement and Healthy Aging, has new research outlining five key strategies ASTHO members can use to promote healthy aging in their jurisdictions; Dr. Katelyn Jetelina, a…

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353: Community Vaccination Push, Campaign for Safer Communities

Feb. 8, 2023

Ernia Hughes, Director of the Office of Health Center Investment Oversight with the Health Resources and Services Administration, says her organization hopes to boost COVID-19 vaccination rates with grants to more than 1,400…

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346: Federal Budget Partners, Rural Telehealth Strategies

Jan. 30, 2023

Carolyn Mullen, ASTHO Senior Vice President of Government Affairs and Public Relations, is keeping an eye on the budget wrangling taking place on Capitol Hill; Ashley Cram, with ASTHO, explains how ASTHO members are working …