Your daily public health briefing with the latest news from the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO).
Urging COVID Booster Uptake
Dr. Steven Stack, ASTHO President-Elect, discusses the new COVID-19 booster designed to protect against the latest variants; Dr. Anne Zink, ASTHO President, explains the need to bring health care and public health closer together in an ASTHO blog article; Carolyn Wester, Director of the Division of Viral Hepatitis with the CDC, looks at a new CDC report that says not enough people diagnosed with Hepatitis C receive timely treatment; and The National Center for Healthy Housing and Regional Asthma Management and Prevention has released a new report to support home-based asthma services.
ASTHO Blog Article: A Q&A with Anne Zink, ASTHO’s New President
CDC Webpage: New CDC Data Reveal Less Than a Third of People Diagnosed with Hepatitis C Receive Timely Treatment
National Center for Healthy Housing Webpage: Unlocking the Power of Home-Based Asthma Services: Model Health Benefit Packages
ASTHO Webpage: Be in the Know
ACEs Legislative Scan
Dr. Jonathan Purtle, Associate Professor at New York University's School of Global Public Health, discusses an ASTHO report on preventing adverse childhood experiences; Lisa Peterson, ASTHO’s Senior Director for Preparedness, talks about ASTHO’s webinars for National Preparedness Month; Stephen Massey, Director of the Health Action Alliance, previews a pandemic preparedness summit; and ASTHO is planning a discussion of the Simon Sinek Golden Circle framework during a new Insight and Inspiration event set for Wednesday, October 26.
ASTHO Report: State/Territorial Policy Considerations for Preventing Adverse Childhood Experiences
ASTHO Webinar: National Preparedness Month Webinar Series
Pandemic Preparedness Summit Registration
ASTHO Insight and Inspiration Webpage
Managing Septic Grants
Lance Gregory, Environmental Health Division Director with the Virginia Department of Health, discusses Septic Smart Week and the demand for the agency’s Septic and Well Assistance Program; Joel Cantor, Director of the Rutgers Center for State Health Policy, explains a project to study population health concerns in New Jersey; and this week is also Falls Prevention Awareness Week.
ASTHO Blog Article: Promoting Successful Onsite Wastewater Treatment Programs
Health IT Analytics Webpage: NJ Launches Statewide Population Health Data Project
Rutgers Center for State Health Policy Webpage: Integrated Population Health Data Project
Falls Free Checkup Webpage
ASTHO’s New President-Elect
Dr. Steven Stack, Commissioner of the Kentucky Department for Public Health, and new ASTHO President-Elect, discusses the role and the pandemic’s impact on public health; Chris Taylor, ASTHO’s Director of Infectious Disease Outbreak Response and Recovery, tells how public health leaders can help their employees recover from pandemic fatigue; and Michael Fraser, ASTHO’s CEO, is in the news talking about COVID-19’s health debt.
ASTHO Blog Article: Building a Culture of Care: Leadership in Public Health Agencies
The Nation’s Health Article: As public health does double duty, everyday work falls behind
Maternal Health Crisis Blueprint
Dr. Jamila Perritt, President and CEO of Physicians for Reproductive Health, discusses the White House Blueprint for Addressing the Maternal Health Crisis; Emma Talkington, ASTHO Environmental Health Analyst, explains why ASTHO has released a proclamation calling attention to the work agencies have done to ensure safe onsite wastewater treatment systems; and Anna Bradley, State Health Improvement Plan Coordinator for the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, discusses her work to incorporate health equity into her department’s plans.
White House Blueprint for Addressing the Maternal Health Crisis Webpage
United States Environmental Protection Agency Webpage: SepticSmart Week
New PH Job Website
Joanne Pearsol, ASTHO’s Director of Workforce Development, discusses a new careers website helping people and organizations connect; Mike Fraser, ASTHO’s Chief Executive Officer, joined an online news conference to discuss a White House proposal that would provide billions in emergency funding for the Monkeypox response; a report in the American Journal of Public Health found that only 19 of 41 state and territorial health agencies responding to a survey last year said they had a climate and health program; and the first class of scholars in ASTHO’s Diverse Executives Leading in Public Health program graduated this week.
Public Health Careers Webpage
The American Journal of Public Health Webpage: Adapting by TheirBootstraps – State and Territorial Public HealthAgencies Struggle to Meet the MountingChallenge of Climate Change
ASTHO Webpage: Diverse Executives Leading in Public Health
ASTHO Webpage: 2021-2022 DELPH Cohort
Great public health podcast
Good for quick updates about what’s going on in public health xq
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A quick way to digest important news of day. I love the length, and content. And look forward to listening to them every day.
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Looking for the most current and up to date information related to public health? Then this podcast fulfills that and so much more! It’s a great way to start my day and I know you will have just as much joy and enlightenment when listening! Kudos to ASTHO for putting this together!