Off the Cuff Nov 4, 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 170, Nov. 4, 2019
Contact us at healthsystems@chronicdisease.org

For other NACDD CVH projects, go to www.chronicdisease.org/page/CardiovascularHealth

 

From the NACDD CVH Team

Miriam Patanian recognized by the National Forum 
 
The CVH Team is proud of our Lead Consultant, Miriam Patanian, who received the National Forum Commitment Award for her exceptional contributions of expertise, effort and leadership to the National Forum from its founding to present day.

Congratulations, Miriam!  We are so happy to be working with you!

Calls and Webinars Worth Your Time


Investing in the Workforce Development of Community Health Workers
Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, 2:30-2:50 p.m. ET
Sponsor: CDC Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention 

Join this 20-minute coffee break presentation on community health workers (CHWs) and the roles states are playing in the advancement of workforce development investments.

Employment of community health workers (CHWs) has the potential to positively impact a wide range of health, economic, social, and environmental outcomes. This coffee break will describe the general process and progress made to date in implementing CHWs workforce development investments across the 50 states, D.C., and Puerto Rico, including an overview and examples of statewide infrastructure, partnerships, and funding sources. Current and upcoming CDC resources also will be discussed.

No need to register, simply join this event and call 855-644-0229, Conference ID: 8247938.

If you missed the August Coffee Break on Steps to Promote Pharmacist-provided Medication Therapy Management Services or other presentations, go to the DHDSP website.  


Tweet Your Chronic Disease Maps on GIS Day
Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019
Sponsors: CDC, NACDD and Children’s Environment Health Institute (CEHI)

GIS Day is coming up on Nov. 13, 2019. CDC, NACDD, and CEHI invite you to celebrate by sharing your chronic disease GIS maps on Twitter! The goal is to get as many organizations and individuals as possible tweeting on GIS Day using the hashtag #ChronicDiseaseMaps. The tweets can highlight the important work you are doing with GIS for chronic disease surveillance, prev