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COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution: Legal Issues and the Challenges
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. EST  |  December 10

As the nation awaits the arrival of a COVID-19 vaccine, local and state health officials are making plans to distribute the vaccine. This webinar will examine legal issues arising from devising equitable and efficient COVID-19 vaccine allocation plans. View Page →

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Data Governance: Ensuring Trust and Managing Risks

WebinarsHealth Information and Data Sharing

January 14, 2020
by Sallie Milam and Steven Gravely

When health care providers, public health and others create, use and share data, governance is required to ensure that trust is maintained and interoperability risks are appropriately managed. This webinar highlighted how governance is achieved by providing coordination and oversight through a policy framework, a decision-making body and trust agreement.

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Harm Reduction Policy in Practice

WebinarsSubstance Use Prevention and Harm ReductionHarm Reduction Legal Project ResourcesHarm Reduction Legal ProjectOpioid Misuse and Overdose Prevention

December 11, 2019
by Corey Davis

Although government agencies, nonprofit organizations, clinicians, and advocates have made great strides in reducing harm from substance use, they are often hindered by laws and policies that reflect an outdated, punitive-focused approach to drugs and individuals who use them. Attend this webinar to learn about jail diversion and access to treatment, legal aid, naloxone distribution, and other critical programs and policies to help people with substance use disorder. Continuing legal education credits will be offered with this webinar.

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Making Sure Kids are Healthy Enough to Learn: Innovations in Education Law and Policy

WebinarsNational School Lunch ProgramFood Safety and SecurityHealth in SchoolMechanisms for Advancing Public Health

September 26, 2019
by Kerri McGowan Lowrey and Mathew R. Swinburne

Education has emerged as a social determinant of health in its own right. More highly educated individuals are healthier and tend to live longer; they also are at less risk of smoking, drug abuse, accidents and chronic diseases. Despite federal laws that guarantee all children a free appropriate public education, major inequities exist.

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Addressing the Impacts of Climate Change through Law and Policy

WebinarsClimate and HealthEnvironment, Climate and HealthMechanisms for Advancing Public Health

August 22, 2019
by Jill Krueger

Climate change is one of the most significant public health threats of our time. With more frequent and intense natural disasters, such as flooding, extreme heat events, and severe storms, addressing the health risks associated with these events is critical. Laws and policies can impact how communities plan for climate change and can assist in the development of resilience plans to protect public health.

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