Tag Archives: Public Health and Safety

New Year’s Resolution: Be Ready

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. Start the New Year right by getting prepared. Check out the daily preparedness tips from the CDC Public Health Matters blog during the month of January: http://ow.ly/8gj [CDC Office of Public Health … Continue reading

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Public Health News

as seen on  [PHPARTNERS_LINK@LIST.NIH.GOV] http://www.newpublichealth.org Online destination for information and discussion about public health. The content includes daily roundups of public health news and information, profiles of individuals working on the front lines of public health, perspectives from leaders and … Continue reading

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America’s Health Rankings 2011 Released

The 2011 Edition of America’s Health Rankings, from United Health Foundation, American Public Health Association and Partnership for Prevention was released yesterday. The report provides a state-by-state snapshot of population health based on 23 measures, and looks at four groups … Continue reading

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Health Data Tools and Statistics on PHPartners.org

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog; Sep 11, 2011 10:26 PM by Cheryl Rowan The Health Data Tools and Statistics page (http://phpartners.org/health_stats.html) on the PHPartners website  (http://phpartners.org) website has been reorganized to make public health data and statistics easier to find … Continue reading

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Public Health Then and Now: Celebrating 50 Years of MMWR at CDC

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. by Cheryl Rowan “The October 7, 2011 Supplement of the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) celebrated the 50th anniversary of CDC’s first publication of MMWR on January 13, 1961. Go … Continue reading

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Review of Healthy People 2010 Shows Progress, but Disparities Persist

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. by Cheryl Rowan “A review of the Healthy People 2010 report unveiled in October, shows significant progress has been made in an array of health improvement initiatives, yet health disparities and child … Continue reading

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Healthy People 2020 Leading Indicators Released

The following was posted on the BHIC blog. This week, during the American Public Health Association 139th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, the Healthy People 2020 Leading Indicators were released.  This list of 12 Leading Health Indicators has been selected to … Continue reading

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Public Health Newswire

http://www.publichealthnewswire.org/ APHA launches a new online portal – Public Health Newswire – the essential resource for up-to-date information and opinions on the top issues affecting public health. News and events from a wide range of leading publications and events across … Continue reading

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Healthcare-Associated Infections Webinar

Register Today: Healthcare-Associated Infections Webinar August 16, 2011  |  12 p.m. EDT The first webinar in the Healthy People webinar series will focus on healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). The webinar will highlight the importance of this public health issue, provide an overview of … Continue reading

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Public Health Emergency Response Guide

US DHHS/CDC. 2011 http://emergency.cdc.gov/planning/responseguide.asp English and Spanish PDF files to download The Public Health Emergency Response Guide for State, Local, and Tribal Public Health Directors is an all-hazards reference tool for health professionals who are responsible for initiating the public … Continue reading

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