Winners will be announced in the nation’s capital at the 2017 ASTHO Annual Meeting and 75th Anniversary Gala Celebration.
The Vision Awards recognize outstanding state and territorial health department programs and initiatives that use a creative approach to address public health needs or problems.
This resource summarizes the Administration's FY 2018 Budget Blueprint.
On this site we share updates and resources from state and federal health agencies and their partners.
This issue brief provides an overview of the unique capabilities of CHWs and possibilities for CHW certification and financing.
This white paper shares how states have identified a number of successes, challenges, and lessons learned about how to effectively use health information systems (HIS) to improve hypertension identification, management, and control.
A communication toolkit for Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) cooperative agreement awardees, champions, and others interested in advancing PHEP program awareness.
This issue brief highlights examples of two states with comprehensive SHIPs that address the health of their older adult populations.
Resources to help local, state, and territorial health departments have better access to the electronic health record systems in healthcare facilities during outbreaks.
Integration Success Stories
from states and territories
A yearly initiative of ASTHO to improve population health through the work of state public health agencies.
State Legislative Efforts on Meningococcal Vaccines
Monday was World Meningitis Day, a global effort to recognize the consequences of meningitis, an inflammation of the brain’s tissue and stem, as well as strategies to prevent it. ASTHO’s real-time legislative tracking website is currently following seven states with bills and resolutions related to meningococcal vaccinations. .
Member Spotlight: Danny Staley
Danny Staley, MS, is director of the North Carolina Division of Public Health. Staley began his career in public health in 1992 after graduating from Appalachian State University with a degree in health education, followed by a master’s degree in community health administration and wellness promotion. In June 2011, Staley joined the North Carolina Division of Public Health.
Texas Takes Action on Congenital Syphilis: A Conversation With John Hellerstedt
ASTHO spoke with John Hellerstedt, MD, commissioner of the Texas Department of State Health Services, about Texas’s efforts to tackle congenital syphilis, how recent legislative changes and innovative projects are helping Texas prevent and respond to congenital syphilis, and how other health officials can get involved in their own communities.
May 9, 2017
1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. ET (webinar)
May 11, 2017
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. EDT (webinar)
May 16, 2017
4 p.m. - 5 p.m. ET (webinar)
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