Off the Cuff July 29, 2019


Off the Cuff: CVH Clinical and Community Connections for State & Local Public Health Departments
Information from state and national partners
Facilitated by the Cardiovascular Health Network of NACDD
Issue 156, July 29, 2019
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Calls and Webinars Worth Your Time

Category A and B, DP18-1815 Year 1 Performance Measure Data Reporting
Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, 3– 4:00 p.m. ET
Sponsor: CDC Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention and Division of Diabetes Translation 

The Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention and Division of Diabetes Translation are hosting a joint webinar to help prepare recipients for reporting performance measure data that are due September 30, 2019. This webinar will review the performance measure reporting expectations and will demonstrate a sample reporting tool that recipients may use to report their performance measure data.  

Click here at the time and date indicated above to join the webinar and call 1-888-790-1769, conference ID, 6567615#. Please follow up with your Category A and Category B CDC Evaluators with any questions.  

Tutorial on Building Dashboards in Tableau and Microsoft Excel
Thursday, August 29, 2019, 2-3:00 p.m. ET
Sponsor: Training and Technical Assistance Support Center for CDC
The August discussion will be part 1 of a 2-part workshop designed to improve your understanding of steps and skills necessary to build dashboards in Tableau and Microsoft Excel.  Specifically, the presenters will share information regarding the benefits and drawbacks of each dashboard platform and share examples of how to develop, refine, and display your data in meaningful ways. Click here to register for August and September’s call. 

This community is a forum for sharing experiences, successes, challenges, and lessons learned. Active participation is strongly encouraged. Please take a few minutes to consider your experience with this topic and what you would like to ask or share with your presenters. Upon registration, you will be sent a calendar invitation with log-in information. For any questions, please contact

News and Resources from CDC, NACDD, and National Partners

From CDC Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention
New Publication: Including Community Health Workers in Health Care Settings: A Checklist for Public Health Practitioners

The Community Health Workers (CHW) Inclusion Checklist was recently released and presents a general framework for public health practitioners to lead or assist in including CHWs and integrating the CHW scope of practice in health care settings. CHWs help build individual and community capacity to improve health outcomes by increasing health knowledge and self-sufficiency through a range of activities, such as outreach, community education, informal counseling, social support, and advocacy. Other resources to support integration of CHWs into community and clinical care teams include:

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