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NACCHO PODCAST HOW THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC IMPACTS A LOCAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT'S EFFORTS TO CONTROL A HEPATITIS OUTBREAK

Podcast with Cabell-Huntington Health Department Staff

 


Washington, DC, June 17, 2019 – The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) is the voice of the nation’s nearly 3,000 local health departments. NACCHO hosts the regularly scheduled NACCHO Podcast Series Podcast from Washington.

In this week’s episode Ian Goldstein and Eli Briggs discuss the movement of four House FY2020 appropriations bills packaged into a minibus. They also discuss the long-awaited passage of the Pandemic and All-Hazards and Advancing Innovations Act reauthorization.

Later in the program, Ian Goldstein sat down with a panel of local health professionals from the Cabell-Huntington Health Department in West Virginia. They discussed the health department efforts to control a Hepatitis A outbreak, and how the opioid epidemic has affected those efforts. The panel also discussed the need for community partnerships to manage the outbreak response.

About NACCHO

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) represents the nation's nearly 3,000 local health departments. These city, county, metropolitan, district, and tribal departments work every day to protect and promote health and well-being for all people in their communities. For more information about NACCHO, please visit http://www.naccho.org.

 

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