Updates

Webinar: Prevent Safety Liability at Multi-Employer Worksites

 Jun 14, 2017

 

 

Prevent Safety Liability at Multi-Employer Worksites Thursday, June 29, 11:00am PST / 2:00pm EST We have all heard about it, seen it, and perhaps experienced it. That moment when OSHA shows up and a citation is issued. Safety liability for conditions, injuries, and other hazards can be very high if you do not take proper precautions. Please join us for a webinar on June 29thwhere we'll arm you with the foresight to take action towards planning for the unexpected. REGISTER HERE (http://info.avetta.com/Ac0m0cBV30P9n8900b0h0EH) https://event.on24.com/eventRegistration/EventLobbyServlet?target=reg20.jsp&partnerref=proof&mkt_tok=eyJpIjoiTlRsaU5UY3laVGhsTWpJdyIsInQiOiJOSnZOS2FTN2t6XC9zdW9sVTlUVm41dEdOZkNwMWtFSGVxZkwxTWk5U2h5N0ZQSTlcL3FtT0VUNlJlQkNcL21Mb0VIRUw3MEJab2hNXC8yWERMQmZcL1ZFQTBBK3J4OGxuTUZIcndCcU5mYnBXSDFWUmNmQ1hNSldwNGJPVGVMTFUxMnVQIn0%3D&eventid=1442657&se ..

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Oakland Food Policy Meeting Cancelled

 Jun 14, 2017

 

 

From Oakland Food Policy Council: June's Full Council Meeting is Canceled In light of Thursday's celebration parade in downtown Oakland for the Golden State Warriors' second NBA Championship win, we have decided to cancel this week's full council meeting. Instead, we encourage you to celebrate by supporting locally owned POC food vendors. Our next Full Council Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, July 20 at 5pm. ..

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Webinar: A Resource for Public Health, Medicaid, and Commercial Insurance Plans: Introducing the National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP) Coverage Toolkit

 Jun 14, 2017

 

 

From SOPHE: A Resource for Public Health, Medicaid, and Commercial Insurance Plans: Introducing the National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP) Coverage Toolkit Thursday, June 22, 2017 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM EST Description: The National DPP Coverage Toolkit is a resource for states, public health, and health insurance plans that want to explore, move forward with, and sustain coverage for the National DPP lifestyle change program. It provides answers to questions public and private payers and purchasers ask about the program, such as how to determine eligibility, how to code and bill, how to contract with CDC-recognized organizations, and how to attain Medicaid coverage among others. Many of the answers to these questions can be applied to other evidence-based programs as well. The National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD) and the Division of Diabetes Trans ..

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Prevention and Public Health Fund #ProtectPrevention Day -This Thursday

 Jun 13, 2017

 

 

From SOPHE National Office: Let's make prevention and public health heard this Thursday! SOPHE will join the Trust for America's Health on June 15 for a virtual advocacy day in support of the Prevention and Public Health Fund #ProtectPrevention SOPHE will join the Trust for America's Health, other individuals, and public health partners on Thursday, June 15 for a virtual advocacy day in support of the Prevention and Public Health Fund (PPHF). The PPHF was established by the Affordable Care Act and funds nearly $1 billion in prevention grants from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to states, cities, nonprofit health-focused groups and tribal organizations across the nation. The American Health Care Act would eliminate PPHF beginning in fiscal year 2019. Losing the PPHF would halt current efforts to prevent chronic illnesses such as heart disease and dia ..

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Stabilizing the Individual Health Insurance Market-Webinar

 Jun 13, 2017

 

 

From Urban Institute: Registration is required to attend this event. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/stabilizing-the-individual-health-insurance-market-tickets-35216684050?utm_source=iContact&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Urban%20Institute%20Events&utm_content=Risk+Adjustment+Event Stabilizing the Individual Health Insurance Market What is the Role for Risk Adjustment and Risk Mitigation?Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Lunch will be available at 11:30 a.m.Urban Institute 2100 M Street NW, 5th floor Washington, DC 20037 Intense national debates about health policy have focused on instability in the individual market, including health insurance exchanges under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Risk adjustment and other risk-mitigation measures are essential tools for stabilizing competitive markets and lowering premiums. To explore practical policy approaches ..

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Silicon Valley Community Foundation Grants and Webinar

 Jun 13, 2017

 

 

https://www.siliconvalleycf.org/anniversary-grants A reminder that the Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF) Info Webinar for their RFP around Building Strong Communities is tomorrow (6/13/17) -- registration here (https://siliconvalleycfevents.webex.com/mw3200/mywebex/default.do?siteurl=siliconvalleycfevents). RFP attached, website notice here (https://www.siliconvalleycf.org/anniversary-grants). There are no restrictions on the number of proposals per institution, folks are encouraged to collaborate where possible. $100,000 / 1 year Due June 30, 2017 Online application here (http://apply.siliconvalleycf.org/). RFP attached -- A second grant round for Civic Engagement Through Creative/Innovative uses of Technology will open July 31: https://www.siliconvalleycf.org/anniversary-grants An RFP is not yet available, closer to the release date at the end of July. $100,000 / 1 year Info Session August 8th, register  ..

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Webinar: Alzheimer's Association

 Jun 07, 2017

 

 

The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (http://act.alz.org/site/R?i=YFBngW6wxTZtT6AFHWD8VQ)(ASTHO) and the Alzheimer's Association will co-host a webinar (http://act.alz.org/site/R?i=eBANO5bLibktXRLKFbTzKA) exploring the role of public health in conducting state or regional needs assessments related to Alzheimer’s and other dementias on June 8 from 3:00-4:00 p.m. EST. Please register (http://act.alz.org/site/R?i=d3AR9vTBcLjOExE_LjkNOg) in advance. https://cc.readytalk.com/registration/#/?meeting=i5mknprz5le8&campaign=1pf8c1xdsaxd  ..

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​ Investing in a Robust Environmental Health System

 Jun 06, 2017

 

 

Investing in a Robust Environmental Health System June 8 from 1:30–3 p.m. EDT https://cc.readytalk.com/registration/#/?meeting=a0sc23a7drvw&campaign=qa9sfhfcrlpu The National Environmental Health Partnership Council and the American Public Health Association are proud to present a live conversation on Investing in a Robust Environmental Health System on June 8 from 1:30–3 p.m. EDT. We all deserve to live in healthy environments with clean air to breathe, clean water to drink and free from physical hazards. This webinar will bring to life the Environmental Health Playbook: Investing in a Robust Environmental Health System report compiled by the National Environmental Health Partnership Council – a group of environmental health thought leaders. Experts from the environmental health workforce, academia and policy will showcase various aspects that come together to produce an environmental health system. Register today (http://action.apha.org/site/R?i= ..

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Breathe California OPEN HOUSE

 Jun 06, 2017

 

 

From Breathe California: We had a date change! We're showing off our new office on June 28th. Come join us for as we unveil and celebrate the new building. When: June 28,2017 Time: 4:00 pm- 6:30 pm Where: 1469 Park Ave, San Jose CA 95126 RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/o/breathe-california-of-the-bay-area-14033553007 Hope to see you there! ..

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APHA Webinar: Healthy People 2030

 Jun 06, 2017

 

 

From APHA Healthy People 2030 Development New! June 22, 2017 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. ET Join us for a webinar on the development of Healthy People 2030 on Thursday, June 22 at 12:00 p.m. ET. In this webinar co-hosted with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, attendees will be able to: Understand how to use Healthy People 2020 to promote public health Learn about the development of the Healthy People 2030 framework Ask questions about the development of Healthy People 2030 Dr. Georges Benjamin, APHA Executive Director, will present on APHA's involvement in Healthy People over the last decade. You can find a complete list of presenters on the registration page. Register Today **Registration is limited and will close once it reaches capacity. Please consider registering early and gathering in one location to view the event with your colleagues. About Healthy People 2030 Developmen ..

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