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  • 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.