NACCHO Annual 2015 Registration Now Open

Register to join hundreds of your colleagues for the year’s largest gathering of local health officials and public health professionals in the United States. NACCHO is the only national organization that hosts annual conferences that specifically address the needs and concerns of local health officials. The conference theme is “Envisioning the Future: Creating Our Path.”

NACCHO Annual 2015 will provide local public health professionals with the opportunity to learn and share innovative evidence-based practices, programs, services, systems, research, technologies, resources, tools, partnerships, and policies that they can apply in their local health departments and communities. The conference will help local public health professionals envision the future of public health in their communities and provide the essentials skills and strategies for creating that path to the future effectively and efficiently.

 

  • Register before June 4, 2015 and take advantage of early bird prices and save $$!
  • Reserve your hotel room early — room block will sell out. Book your hotel room by May 29, 2015 and save.
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VICNetwork Webinar – March 4, 2015 – 11am PT / 2pm ET – Save the Date

More information on the VICNetwork Webinar will be announced soon.

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Shot@Life Champion Summit – March 2-4, 2015 – Washington, D.C.

Shot@Life is a campaign of the United Nations Foundation that educates and empowers U.S. supporters to advocate for global childhood immunization programs, and we were wondering if you all may be able to help promote our upcoming Champion Summit. Details are below, and we’re happy to provide any additional information. Many thanks for any support.

Every 20 seconds a child dies from a vaccine-preventable disease.

Standing up for childhood is easier than you may think. We invite you to apply to attend Shot@Life’s 2015 Champion Summit from March 2-4 in Washington, D.C.! Summit attendees will gain and refine the skills needed to be effective advocates within their communities and make their voices heard among policymakers to protect children worldwide by providing life-saving vaccines where they are needed most.

Applications close Jan. 9. ShotatLife.org/championsummit Anyone who applies today, Dec. 17, will receive $20 off the registration fee.

 

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Next VICNetwork Webinar

Please stay tuned for the next VICNetwork Webinar to be scheduled soon.

 

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HPV Vaccination: Insights from States with Highest and Lowest HPV Vaccination Rates – Tues., Nov. 4th – 11am ET

HPV Vaccination: Insights from States with Highest and Lowest HPV Vaccination Rates

On Tuesday, November 4, 2014 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm Eastern, the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) and National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) will be hosting a titled HPV Vaccination: Insights from States with Highest and Lowest HPV Vaccination Rates.

The webinar will describe a joint venture by CSTE and NFID to highlight the importance of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine as a public health priority. Over the past year, CSTE convened subject-matter experts to talk about the long-term health impact of HPV and the role of immunization and conducted interviews with the states that have the highest and lowest HPV vaccination rates regarding successes and barriers with regard to vaccines for children and public clinics, HPV vaccination compared with other adolescent vaccination, and communication efforts toward healthcare practitioners and the public.

Please feel free to share this webinar announcement with interested colleagues.

This webinar will be recorded and archived on the CSTE Webinar Library.  Registration for this will close the day of the webinar.

Topic: HPV Vaccination: Insights from States with Highest and Lowest HPV Vaccination Rates

Date: Tuesday, Nov 4, 2014
Time: 11:00 am – 12:00pm, Eastern Standard Time

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To register for this session
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Go to https://cste.webex.com/cste/k2/j.php?MTID=tcf10fb51d583ff6e8af038b61dde609b  and follow the instructions on the screen.  Once the host approves your registration, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions for joining the session.

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To test your system compatibility with WebEx
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Go to http://www.webex.com/test-meeting.html?t=ppuUS and follow the instructions on the screen.

For more information about this webinar, please contact Nicole Bryan ([email protected]) and Annie Tran ([email protected]).

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