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March 2019

Long-Term Health Monitoring following Nuclear & Radiological Emergencies

March 12 @ 8:00 am - March 13 @ 12:30 pm
Keck Center, 500 5th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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Nuclear and Radiation Studies Board

The National Academies’ Nuclear and Radiation Studies Board (NRSB) will host “Challenges in Initiating and Conducting Long-Term Health Monitoring of Populations following Nuclear and Radiological Emergencies in the United States: A Workshop” on 12-13 March 2019 in Washington, D.C. Workshop participants will discuss the following topics: Environmental Consequences of Radioactive Material following a Nuclear or Radiological Incident The need to Prepare for Population Monitoring Radiation Dose Reconstruction Biodosimetry Tools for Long-Term Health Monitoring Follow-up of the Atomic Bombing Survivors Communicating…

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Planning Webinar: Tools and Resources for Upcoming National Infant Immunization Week

March 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Webinar
National Infant Immunization Week Planning Conference - Webcast

Join the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for a planning webinar on 12 March 2019 to learn about National Infant Immunization Week planning tools, digital communication resources, and how to get involved with CDC activities planned for the week. This year marks the 25th anniversary of National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW). From April 27-May 4, 2019, NIIW will highlight the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases and will celebrate the achievements of immunization programs in promoting healthy…

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Biosafety Concerns of Cell Sorting: Policies, Procedures, and PPE

March 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hood College Coblentz Hall, 650 Blazer Trail
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
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Biosafety Concerns of Cell Sorting

The ChABSA will host a technical seminar by Drs. Kristen Reifel and Brandon Swan on the biosafety concerns involved in cell sorting on March 12, 2019 in Frederick, Md. Remote participation is available via webcast. Dr. Kristen M. Reifel is a Principal Investigator in the Genomics group at the National Biodefense Analysis and Countermeasures Center (NBACC). She is also a member of the International Society for Advancement of Cytometry (ISAC) Biosafety Committee, and recently selected as an ISAC Shared Resource…

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CDC Second Wednesday Webinar: Medical Countermeasure Planning

March 13
Webinar
CDC Webinar: Medical Countermeasures Planning

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will present the March Second Wednesday Webinar from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, March 13. The presentation will highlight anthrax and pandemic influenza readiness key components in preparation for the next Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) cooperative agreement performance period. Registration is not required to join this webinar via Adobe Connect. Participants can log onto https://adobeconnect.cdc.gov/r6ooog3mlz5/ to view the webinar. To listen to the audio portion via a…

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May 2019

National Network of Libraries of Medicine Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

May 6
Online

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) is continuing its efforts to improve consumer health information on Wikipedia with its third Edit-a-Thon on May 6, 2019. Using trusted National Library of Medicine resources like PubMed, MedlinePlus, and Genetics Home Reference, NNLM will be working to add citations to existing Wikipedia articles related to health equity. Check out nnlm.gov/wiki to learn more about the event and make sure to follow along on Twitter throughout the day with the hashtag #citeNLM…

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Emerging Infectious Diseases of Wildlife: A Biosecurity Threat

May 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Medimmune, One Medimmune Way
Gaithersburg, MD 20878 United States

A ChABSA Technical Seminar will be held in Gaithersburg MD and by webcast on 15 May 2019 on Emerging Infectious Diseases of Wildlife: A Biosecurity Threat. Speaker Bio Dr. Karen Lips, Professor of Biology at the University of Maryland is the presenter. She has a B.S. in Zoology from the University of South Florida, and a Ph.D. in Biology from the University of Miami. She is a field ecologist who studies how global change affects biodiversity. She is interested in…

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June 2019

Cross-Sector Collaboration to Implement Health in All Policies (HiAP)

June 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online

NACCHO is hosting a Health in All Policies (HiAP) webinar series for local health departments. The goal of the webinar series is to provide an open, informal space for dialogue and peer-to-peer sharing about challenges and best practices. The webinars take place on the second Wednesday of the month, and each month has a different theme. Each webinar in the series will be recorded and posted to NACCHO’s HiAP webpage; however, the best way to ensure your questions are answered is to…

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Webinar: Local Health Department Role in Containment of Novel Resistance

June 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Webinar

As issues with drug resistant pathogens have emerged across the country, local health departments have been called on to lead and support the containment of novel or targeted multidrug-resistant organisms (MDROs). Join NACCHO to learn more about the experiences of three local health departments who have been affected by containment events. By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to: Describe the experiences of three local health departments supporting containment responses Identify the role of local health departments…

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July 2019

Managing Media Relations During a Public Health Emergency

July 18 @ 2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Webinar

For the second year in a row, NACCHO is pleased to host a multi-part webinar series to help local health departments build capacity to engage in public health communication. Coordinated by NACCHO and the National Public Health Information Coalition (NPHIC), “Managing Media Relations” will help participants learn basic media relations principles; understand what NOT to say; understand how to change the conversation to YOUR message; and where to look for help when things go wrong. Learning Objectives Introduce basic principles of interacting with and…

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