ASTHO has announced that Michael Fraser, PhD, CAE, will serve as the organization’s executive director beginning in mid- or late-August.
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.
ASTHO is providing the following resources for quick access by states and territories.
ASTHO supports access to quality reproductive health services.
An overview of community health centers and opportunities for public health professionals and community health centers to develop meaningful partnerships.
At ASTHO's Hill Day on March 10, state health officials educated their federal delegations about key issues critical to state public health.
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 »
How the Health Agency Can Bolster State HAI Prevention
State health agency HAI programs play a critical role in HAI prevention and can maximize limited resources by building on federal initiatives and complementing work being done by the healthcare system. .
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.
Sep 20-22, 2016
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