ASTHO works to strengthen the capacity of states and territories in public health and healthcare preparedness and response.
Simple answers developed by ASTHO to the top questions state health officials and their staff may be asked about Ebola.
ASTHO created a state legislative prospectus that discusses issues that may affect state health agencies and public health in 2015.
The 2014 State Legislative Summary discusses key public health activities addressed this session.
New data reflect the nation’s preparedness for health security threats.
Background, resources, and FAQs from CDC and state health agencies regarding Ebola virus disease (EVD).
Materials to aid state-level surveillance and response to cases of Chikungunya fever in the U.S.
A toolkit to help state and territorial health agencies enhance their climate readiness.
Tools to help state health agencies implement and build on existing evidence-based public health policies and practices.
Toolkits to help public health officials understand and use legal authorities to prepare for and respond to emergencies.
Primary Care and Public Health Highlights newsletter
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Multistate Measles Outbreak Drives Up State Health Agency Costs and Points to Importance of Quality Immunization Communication
With the Disneyland measles outbreak up to 87 cases in seven states as of Jan. 26, state health departments are responding to the disease by educating primary care providers and the public about measles and conducting contact tracing.
Public Health Not Blinded by Blizzard
When a snow emergency presents, public health agencies work the plan... and adapt as needed.
New Study Finds E-Cigarettes Produce Formaldehyde When Used
A study published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine finds that vapor produced by electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) can contain high levels of formaldehyde-releasing agents. Formaldehyde is a carcinogen linked to increased cancer risk.
Mar 3-4, 2015
Loews Madison Hotel, Washington, D.C.
Mar 4-5, 2015
Apr 23-24, 2015
Emory Conference Center and Hotel
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