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Welcome to the Moore County Health Department's Healthcare Provider News Portal. This page is intended to inform our healthcare community about communicable disease surveillance in Moore County. The Moore County Health Department is committed to ensuring that healthcare providers have access to countywide disease data summaries in order to improve patient care. Providers, please remember to report communicable diseases to the Health Department. Accurate reporting helps to stop the spread of disease and helps us to gain knowledge about the health of our community.

Communicable Disease Contact Info

Communicable Disease Nurse

  • 1 (910) 947-4523

Health Department

  • 1 (910) 947-3300

Confidential Fax Line

  • 1 (910) 947-1663

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  • Community Navigator and Person Centered Planning

    Event Description

    The North Carolina Division of Medical Assistance and the Division of Mental health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse, and the LME/MCOs Services will offer an afternoon webinar on the Community Navigators role in Person Centered Planning. This presentation will provide an overview of the person centered process and piloted ISP templates. This training specifically targets Provider Agencies and Community Navigators that provide Innovation Waiver services.

  • Community Navigator and Person Centered Planning

    Event Description

    The North Carolina Division of Medical Assistance and the Division of Mental health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse, and the LME/MCOs Services will offer an afternoon webinar on the Community Navigators role in Person Centered Planning. This presentation will provide an overview of the person centered process and piloted ISP templates. This training specifically targets Provider Agencies and Community Navigators that provide Innovation Waiver services.

  • Webinar: Community Navigator's Role in the Individual Service Plan and Person Centered Planning
This channel provides the five most recent WHO news articles.
  • WHO and UNICEF issue new guidance to promote breastfeeding in health facilities globally
    WHO and UNICEF today issued new ten-step guidance to increase support for breastfeeding in health facilities that provide maternity and newborn services. Breastfeeding all babies for the first 2 years would save the lives of more than 820 000 children under age 5 annually.

    The Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding underpin the Baby-friendly Hospital Initiative, which both organizations launched in 1991. The practical guidance encourages new mothers to breastfeed and informs health workers how best to support breastfeeding.
  • WHO concerned about suspected chemical attacks in Syria
    WHO is deeply alarmed by reports of the suspected use of toxic chemicals in Douma city, East Ghouta.

    According to reports from Health Cluster partners, during the shelling of Douma on Saturday, an estimated 500 patients presented to health facilities exhibiting signs and symptoms consistent with exposure to toxic chemicals. In particular, there were signs of severe irritation of mucous membranes, respiratory failure and disruption to central nervous systems of those exposed.
  • Nearly one billion people in Africa to be protected against yellow fever by 2026
    Nearly one billion people will be vaccinated against yellow fever in 27 high-risk African countries by 2026 with support from WHO, Gavi – the Vaccine Alliance, UNICEF and more than 50 health partners.

    The commitment is part of the Eliminate Yellow fever Epidemics (EYE) in Africa strategy, which was launched by Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General, Professor Isaac Folorunso Adewole, Nigeria’s Minister of Health and partners at a regional meeting in Abuja, Nigeria on Tuesday (10 April).
Public health is a fundamental but often transparent underpinning of our modern society. From high tech labs in Atlanta to the field worldwide,we share our public health passions and look forward to listening to our communities for greater transparency and accountability.
  • Using trauma-informed care to guide emergency preparedness and response
    Exposure to a traumatic event or set of circumstances can negatively affect a person's mental, physical, social, emotional or spiritual well-being for a long time after the initial incident. We know that not all individuals respond to trauma in the same way and we know that individuals with a history of trauma, especially childhood trauma, are more likely to experience psychological distress and are at increased risk for the development of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) with future exposure to trauma. The chemicals in our bodies change during stressful or traumatic situations When the body is threatened, stress hormones are released
  • 5 Communication Lessons Learned from Hurricane Maria
    When Category 4 Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico, CDC assembled a team of experienced communicators who were flexible, bilingual, and culturally sensitive communicators. This group of experts prepared to deploy to Puerto Rico on short notice to support the communication needs of the Puerto Rico Health Department. I was asked to lead content development, and as a native Puerto Rican I did not hesitate to go home and help in any way I could. I was part of the first team of four health communications specialists who arrived on the island just three weeks after the hurricane. We
  • The Right Accessories for Your #SunSafeSelfie
    CDC is encouraging everyone to show off their favorite ways to stay sun-safe. Snap a photo of yourself, your friends, and your family using sun protection while outdoors and share on social media. Be sure to tag the photo with #SunSafeSelfie and check out other photos with the hashtag. Most importantly, practice what you post year-round by planning ahead, so you are always prepared to protect your skin when spending time outdoors! Check out these sun-safety "props" you can toss in a beach bag, backpack, or your car to stay protected wherever you go (and feature in your next #SunSafeSelfie):

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