Practical recommendations for integrating vector control activities into overall preparedness and emergency management efforts.
A look at policies and programs that have successfully incorporated a 'health in all policies' approach to encourage healthy housing.
An aid to developing recommendations related to new smokeless tobacco products such as electronic cigarettes.
Descriptions of ASTHO-supported state activities to promote and support breastfeeding.
Simple answers developed by ASTHO to the top questions state health officials and their staff may be asked about Ebola.
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.
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
from states and territories
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Maryland Fights Health Disparities Using Health Enterprise Zones
Maryland ranks as the state with the highest median household income, has several medical schools, and has the fifth lowest smoking rate. However, health disparities have persisted in the state, so Maryland launched the Health Enterprise Zones Initiative.
Younger Women Often Delay Seeking Emergency Care for Heart Attack Symptoms
A recent article by NPR explores reasons why women ages 30 to 55 often delay seeking immediate help, even if they do suspect they are experiencing a heart attack.
How Public Health Became Integral to Emergency Preparedness and Response
Public health emergency preparedness as a discipline is only about 15 years old, give or take a couple of years. We asked two public health preparedness veterans—Jacqueline Scott from Michigan and Tim Wiedrich from North Dakota—to describe how the job evolved over the years.
Mar 3-4, 2015
Loews Madison Hotel, Washington, D.C.
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Emory Conference Center and Hotel
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