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Reported Mumps Cases Are on the Rise

Posted in: Data Analysis

March 30, 2018

 

During March 2018, Texas health officials issued a warning at a cheerleading championship that nearly 25,000 people may have been exposed to mumps, a contagious virus that causes the salivary glands in the face to become swollen. Symptoms can include fever, headache and muscle aches, and typically occur...

 

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Three Immunization Perspectives You Need to Read

Posted in: Community Development, Conferences and Events, and Workforce Development

March 11, 2016

 

In the wake of Zika virus and recent infectious disease outbreaks, concerns are rising about emerging infectious diseases and their devastating consequences on the health of infants and young children.    National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW), in partnership with health departments, national immunization...

 

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Shots at Pharmacies: A Growing Trend

Posted in: Community Development

January 8, 2016

 

​Antoinette V. Barber, Director, Learning Resource Center, Public Health Foundation
  The Public Health Foundation (PHF) creates and supports opportunities to achieve public health and healthcare system alignment to improve community health. PHF applauds new policies that increase system collaboration...

 

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Immunization Protects All of Us

March 20, 2015

 

​Dr. Amanda Cohn is Deputy Director of the Immunization Services Division at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases.

National Infant Immunization Week is April 18 - 25, 2015.
  Vaccines have greatly reduced infectious...

 

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Time for a Flu Vaccine: Get It and Recommend It

Posted in: Community Development, and Workforce Development

September 11, 2014

 

  Joseph Bresee, M.D., FAAP, is Chief of the Epidemiology and Prevention Branch in the Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and is a captain in the United States Public Health Service. This Branch is responsible for conducting influenza surveillance; working to understand...

 

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Keep Up the Fight Against Flu - Recommend & Offer Flu Vaccination

Posted in: Community Development, and Workforce Development

February 5, 2014

 

Seema Jain, MD, is a Medical Epidemiologist for the Epidemiology and Prevention Branch in the Influenza Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia.  Dr. Jain joined the Influenza Division’s Epidemiology and...

 

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Be AWARE: Oregon Coalition Working to Reduce Antibiotic Resistance

Posted in: Conferences and Events

December 20, 2013

 

  Tessa Jaqua is a public health educator and the program coordinator of the Oregon Alliance Working for Antibiotic Resistance Education for the Oregon Health Authority. Tessa has a background in lifespan public health, bringing experience from maternal and childhood health, gerontology, immunizations,...

 

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Improving Antibiotic Use in an Age of Emerging Resistance

Posted in: Community Development, and PHF News

November 12, 2013

 

​Guillermo Sanchez, MSHS, MPH is a Public Health Scientist and a Certified Physician Assistant with the Get Smart: Know When Antibiotics Work program.  He specializes in antibiotic resistance trends and prevalence, antibiotic prescribing behaviors among outpatient providers, and state partnership outreach...

 

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The "STATE" of Antibiotic Resistance

Posted in: Community Development

February 12, 2013

 

Ann Marie Goode, MS is a Pharm.D. Candidate at Auburn University Harrison, School of Pharmacy.  Ms. Goode was also a Pharmacy Intern at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Get Smart: Know When Antibiotics Works program in the Fall of 2012.   Antibiotic resistance is considered to be one...

 

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Together We Can Use The Community Guide!

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvement

February 5, 2013

 

Mary Kushion, MSA is the Health Officer of the Central Michigan District Health Department; a six-county district health department which includes the counties of Arenac, Clare, Gladwin, Isabella, Osceola and Roscommon.    It has almost been a year since the Central Michigan District Health Department...

 

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