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. Deadline is May 13.
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.
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 »
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.
Everyone Deserves Good Health
ASTHO President and Minnesota Commissioner of Health Edward Ehlinger, MD, MSPH, has issued ASTHO's 2016 President’s Challenge: Advance Health Equity and Optimal Health for All. We asked him to give us some insights into why he is passionate about this work, and how states can work to achieve strong health outcomes for everyone.
CDC Initiative Highlights Importance of Vaccines for Infants and Children
National Infant Immunization Week is an annual initiative in April that highlights the importance of protecting infants from preventable diseases. This year it takes place April 16-23.
May 25, 2016
3-4 p.m. ET - webinar
Jul 11-14, 2016
Jul 14-15, 2016
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