Immunization Episodes

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345: Promoting PH Lab Positions, Annual COVID Shots

Jan. 27, 2023

Dr. Christine Bean, Chief Learning Officer at the Association of Public Health Laboratories, talks about recruiting candidates into laboratory positions on ASTHO’s new jobs website, ; Dr. Nirav Shah, ASTHO Immediate Past Pre…

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344: Maine Loves Dr. Shah, Territories Moving Forward

Jan. 26, 2023

Dr. Nirav Shah, ASTHO Immediate Past President and Director of the Maine Center for Disease Control, reflects on his work in the state of Maine as he readies for his next job as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…

Immunization Leadership And Workforce Development Women, Infant, And Family Health Food And Water Safety DELPH

343: Vaccination Disparities, Retail Food Mentorships

Jan. 25, 2023

Dr. Shannon Stokley, an Epidemiologist with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, talks about another drop in childhood vaccination rates; Tiara Smith, a Program Analyst for Environmental Health with the National A…

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334: Flu Messaging, Pandemic Partner

Jan. 11, 2023

Dr. Umair Shah, Washington Secretary of Health, says Congress needs to be continually updated about the winter flu season; Elke Shaw-Tulloch, Idaho State Health Officer with the Department of Health and Welfare, reflects on …

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333: COVID-19 Booster Strategy, Medicaid Policies

Jan. 10, 2023

Dr. Marcus Plescia, ASTHO Chief Medical Officer, says public health agencies are increasing the focus on COVID-19 boosters for those living in nursing homes and other care settings; Alex Kearly, ASTHO's Director of Medicaid …

Immunization COVID-19 Influenza Informatics And Surveillance Infectious Diseases TechXpo

332: Public Health Polling, Flu Vaccine Strategies

Jan. 9, 2023

Dr. Meredith Li-Vollmer, Risk Communication Manager for the Seattle and King County Public Health Department, says polling data helped agencies better understand community attitudes and opinions during the pandemic; Shalini …

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324: Vaccine Anniversary

Dec. 15, 2022

Brent Ewig, Chief Policy and Government Relations Officer for the Association of Immunization Managers, marks the second anniversary of COVID-19 vaccines this week; Jamie Pina, ASTHO Vice President of Public Health Data Mode…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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 …

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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…