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PHF Partners with Tribes to Support Tribal Drinking Water Program Improvement

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvementby Vanessa Lamers

July 26, 2018

 

The Public Health Foundation (PHF), with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Environmental Health, is providing technical assistance and training for Tribal drinking water programs around the country. This program launched with an in-person training with 24...

 

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CDC Learning Connection for March: Opioid, Vector Control, and TB Trainings

Posted in: TRAIN

March 1, 2018

 

This March, the CDC Learning Connection features several timely courses.
Hot Training Topic: More than 63,000 Americans died from a drug overdose in 2016. Access the latest opioid-related courses on TRAIN and learn new ways to address the crisis. Learn about integrated pest management (IPM) to...

 

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Assessing, Improving, and Evaluating Unregulated Drinking Water Programs

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvementby Vanessa Lamers

October 10, 2017

 

Approximately 13% of U.S. Households, or about 43 million people, use drinking water systems and sources that are not covered by the federal Safe Drinking Water Act1. These systems are primarily private wells but may also include springs, cisterns, and hauled water systems. Most private well programs...

 

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Update on Responding to Zika

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvementby Margie Beaudry

October 25, 2016

 

Since our last blog post about Zika funding and response, Congress has allocated funding explicitely to support Zika prevention, surveillance, and preparedness. Health departments need to remain lean and effective in responding to the present and emerging risk of Zika and other vector-borne diseases,...

 

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Mobilizing Community Partners to Action: How a Small Vector Control Program Tackled Zika

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvement

October 11, 2016

 

Cheryl Clay is the Public Health Senior Environmentalist for the Madison County Health Department, where her core responsibility is managing the vector control program for the City of Huntsville. Her vector control program emphasizes public education and source reduction as the most effective means...

 

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Respond Now to the Threat of Zika

Posted in: Infrastructure, and Performance Management and Quality Improvementby Margie Beaudry

August 1, 2016

 

​Choose to Be Lean and Effective
We know that state and local health departments are not getting all the resources they need to respond to the present and emerging risk of Zika and other vector-borne diseases. With the limited resources available, it is imperative that agencies be effective and...

 

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