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229: Heat Waves Require New Thinking

July 28, 2022

Dr. Evan Mallen, an ORISE Fellow with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, says cities and states need to adapt plans and programs to changes in climate that impact public health; Dr. Joseph Kanter, State Health O…

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226: CDC’s Multi-Billion Dollar Investment

July 25, 2022

Nick Davidson, Senior Deputy for Public Health with the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, discusses the CDC’s plan to invest almost four billion dollars in public health capacity, workforce, and …

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224: Children’s Mental Health

July 21, 2022

Annie Evans, ASTHO’s Director of Preparedness and Disability Integration, discusses the results of an 18-month project that placed disability and preparedness specialists in jurisdictions across the states and territories; J…

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223: New PFAS Water Quality Advisories

July 20, 2022

Bruno Pigott, Deputy Assistant Administrator for the Office of Water at the Environmental Protection Agency, calls attention to new drinking water guidance that considers exposure to PFAS chemicals from all sources of exposu…

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221: Massachusetts Opioid Strategy

July 18, 2022

Margret Cooke, Commissioner for the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, reflects on new preliminary data showing possible improvement this year for opioid-related overdose deaths; Dr. Amy Ladley, the State Perinatal Q…

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219: New Opioid Use Disorder Infographics

July 14, 2022

Sanaa Akbarali, ASTHO’s Senior Director for Maternal and Infant Health, discusses strategies to improve care for pregnant and postpartum people with opioid use disorder; ASTHO produces a special supplement for the American J…

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217: Opioid Abuse Child Impact Task Force

July 12, 2022

Dr. Denise Johnson, Acting Secretary for the Pennsylvania Department of Health, outlines the goals of a new task force considering the impact opioid abuse has on children in the state; Jon Rubin, Deputy Secretary for the Pen…

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122: ASTHO’s New Resiliency Program

Feb. 18, 2022

ASTHO announces a new resiliency program to support the strained public health workforce; Avia Mason, ASTHO’s Vice President of Learning Strategy, outlines the plan for the organization’s Washington Week gathering next week;…

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90: Helping Kids Hurt by COVID

Jan. 4, 2022

ASTHO President Dr. Nirav Shah outlines four priorities he says must be at the top of the public health agenda in 2022; John Bridgeland, Co-Founder and CEO of the COVID Collaborative, discusses recommendations for helping ch…

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59: Today’s Vaccine Vote

Nov. 2, 2021

Dr. LaQuandra Nesbitt, Director of the Washington D.C. Department of Health, addresses the importance of answering parents’ questions about COVID-19 vaccines for children; Dr. Lee Norman, Secretary of the Kansas Department o…