Public Health Law Program
Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
|John Bilderback,Step ONE Program Manager, Chattanooga-Hamilton County Health Department, Chattanooga, Tennessee
|Name one of the four questions John Bilderback encourages community organizers to ask themselves before implementing changes similar to the open policy agreement that Step ONE helped implement in Tennessee.
|The American Health Lawyers Association and the Public Health Law Program (PHLP) are co-hosting a six-part free webinar series focused on legal issues at the intersection of public health and health care. The fourth webinar in the series Implementing the ACA—Community Health Needs Assessments, will take place Friday, September, 2015, 1:00–2:30 pm (EDT). This webinar will describe federally qualified health centers and rural health clinics and give practical insight into the field.
|The FDA issued two proposed rules and one supplemental proposed rule on updating the nutrition facts label. The rules are published in the Federal Register so that members of the public can review them and send their comments to the FDA. The public has time to submit their comments. The FDA will consider comments on the original proposed rules and supplemental proposed rule before issuing a final rule. Comments are due October 13, 2015.
|A new professional association dedicated to advancing the field of disaster preparedness and response, AHEPP is accepting members and announces its first national conference. The conference will take place November 17–18, 2015, in Omaha, Nebraska, and will help guide participants through the most important disaster concerns in various types of healthcare facilitates. See AHEPP’s website for early bird rates, the complete conference agenda, and more information.