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Below are some news bits we thought you should know about. They are listed chronologically and we will leave them posted for at least a month. 

Have something worthy of sharing? Email khdsp@ky.gov.

May 2022

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

Influenza (Flu)

Influenza (Flu): Cabinet for Health and Family Services webpage. Weekly Flu Reports for 2021-2022 FluView: Weekly US Map: Influenza Summary Update from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. TRAIN Kentucky: explore flu-related trainings available through the TRAIN Learning Network. This Flu Season: Frequently Asked Influenza (Flu) Questions: 2021-2022 Season Centers for Disease Control and Prevention webpage. CDC Weekly U.S. Influenza Surveillance Report.

Upcoming Events

  • National Forum a(MAY 10) National Forum Mid-Year Meeting: Paying Attention to Hypertension – Spotlight on Self Measured Blood Pressure Monitoring. Thursday May 5, 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. Website
  • CDC Coffee Break (MAY 10)Implementation Guide for Public Health Practitioners: The Grady Heart Failure Program: A Model to Address Health Equity Barriers. 30-minute Coffee Break presentation to learn more about ways to advance health equity. Tuesday May 10, 2:30 P.M. Join. Webinar ID: 160 259 5261 Passcode: 45589232
  • HEARTSafe (MAY 10) HEARTSafe Community Champion Webinar. Ask your questions and seek advice from leaders in other HEARTSafe communities. This forum is moderated by webinar host, David Hiltz. 4:00 – 5:00 ET. Register.
  • Cholesterol (MAY 12)PCNA Cholesterol Summit. May 12, 10:00 – 4:00 EDT. Learn strategies to close the gap in optimal cholesterol management by enhancing and empowering healthcare professionals, like you, to understand and apply evidence-based National Guidelines for the management of dyslipidemia, and the primary and secondary prevention of ASCVD. Register
  • Million Hearts Learning Lab (MAY 18) Million Hearts Learning Lab – Topic 5 TBD. 3:00 pm Register.
  • Million Hearts Partner Call (MAY 24) – 11:30 – 12:30 ET. The purpose of this meeting is to: Update partners on recent Million Hearts® activities, accomplishments and resources; Align partners’ contributions to the Million Hearts® goal; Discover and celebrate partner activities and accomplishments; and Answer questions about the initiative. Email to receive updates and invitations: millionhearts@cdc.gov 
  • Million Hearts Cardiac Rehabilitation Collaborative (MAY 26) – Quarterly Meeting. Noon – 1:30 p.m. ET. Email millionheartsCRC@cdc.gov to join and receive updates and meeting invites. 

Presentations take place on the third Tuesday of each month. 
12 – 1 pm EST (11 am – 12 pm CST). 
Lectures are accredited for Physicians, Nurses, EMS, Pharmacist, PT, OT, SLP, & RRT

Save-the-Dates

The next KHDSP Task Force meeting will be held virtually
May 17th 9:00 – 12:15. Register

  • Agenda
  • 9:00 a.m. – Welcome
  • 9:05 – Speaker: Brennen Younger, CARES System Administrator
  • 9:45 – Break
  • 10:00 – Committee breakout sessions
  • 11:30 – Committee reports
  • Noon – Wrap-up

Holidays & National Observances

MAY

Partner Newsletters

Tools / Resources

Black History Month – “Influential Kentuckians in Black History” is a collection of 12 one-minute featurettes from the Office of Diversity, Equality and Training honoring Kentuckians whose efforts have resulted in positive change for African Americans and others who are continuing to move the needle forward. Featurettes released:

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