The Vision Awards recognize outstanding state and territorial health department programs and initiatives. *The application deadline has been extended to Monday, May 23.
ASTHO has activated its Incident Command Structure in response to the threat posed by Zika virus. On this site we share updates and resources from state and federal health agencies and their partners.
An overview of strategies for creating age-friendly environments based on Healthy People 2020 and the National Prevention Strategy.
In response to the emergency regarding water safety in Flint, Michigan, ASTHO is providing the following resources for quick access to states and territories.
At ASTHO's Hill Day on March 10, state health officials educated their federal delegations about key issues critical to state public health.
ASTHO supports access to quality reproductive health services.
In 2015, ASTHO tracked 89 bills addressing immunization programs in 28 states and Puerto Rico.
See the level of funding the president proposes for major public health initiatives.
Integration Success Stories
from states and territories
Improving birth outcomes in the U.S. Read more »
U.S. Sees Continued Rise in Maternal Mortality
The United States has one of the highest rates of maternal mortality of any industrialized country, and the numbers have increased over time.
FDA Releases Rule That Regulates E-Cigarettes, Other Tobacco Products
In bid to stem growing nicotine use among teenagers, FDA restricts sale of e-cigarettes, hookah and pipe tobacco, and cigars to those 18-years or older among other regulations on these products.
Hitting Utah’s Opioid Epidemic from Multiple Angles
During the 2016 legislative session, Utah enacted nine bills to provide more tools and flexibility to respond to the state's epidemic of deaths from opioid overdose.
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