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Article Title Publication Name Date Published Category State
No D.C. area patients have Ebola, health officials say Washington Post Oct 4, 2014 Infectious Disease/Immunizations DC
Local health dept joining W.Va. chem spill lawsuit http://www.washingtontimes.com/ Apr 8, 2014 Environmental Health,Preparedness DC
The Incredible Shrinking Public Health Workforce The Washington Post Jul 6, 2012 NACCHO in the News DC
Health Care Law’s Prevention Money Called “Slush Fund” The Washington Times May 9, 2012 NACCHO in the News DC
D.C.’s ‘food deserts’ sprout fresh fruits and vegetables The Washington Post Sep 29, 2011 Chronic Disease DC
New Affordable Care Act Initiative Helps Create Healthier Communities, Fight Chronic Disease Market Watch Sep 27, 2011 Chronic Disease DC
‘Contagion’ Shines Light on Real-Life ‘Disease Detectives’ The Washington Post Sep 13, 2011 General Interest DC
Ryan White Funding Delays “Resolved” for AIDS Groups Washington Blade Sep 7, 2011 Good News DC
Farmers’ Markets by the White House Hosts National Farmers Week and World Breastfeeding Week Festivities USDA Blog Aug 17, 2011 Chronic Disease,Maternal Child and Adolescent Health DC
Civil Rights Group Demands End to Car-Centric Transportation Policies D.C. Streets Blog Aug 15, 2011 NACCHO in the News DC
The Growing Threat in Our Food The Hill Jun 22, 2011 NACCHO in the News DC
IOM Recommends Public Health Assessment of Government Policies The Hill Jun 21, 2011 NACCHO in the News DC
CDC Director Worries About Impact of Budget Cuts The Washington Post Jun 16, 2011 Budget Cuts DC
U.S. Farmers, Processors Not Required to Test for Deadly E. coli Strain The Washington Post Jun 2, 2011 General Interest DC
Worried About Cell Phones and Cancer The New Republic Jun 2, 2011 NACCHO in the News DC
House GOP Pushes Back Against Health Measures Affecting School Lunches, Tobacco The Washington Post Jun 1, 2011 General Interest DC
Needy Go to D.C. City Hall to Protest Cuts The Washington Times May 18, 2011 Budget Cuts DC
Report Shows Need for Human Services on the Rise The Washington Post May 16, 2011 General Interest DC
Have I Got a Story for You: A Call for Public Health Storytelling The Pump Handle Apr 21, 2011 General Interest DC
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Report Ranks County Health Stats 9 News Now Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings DC
Local Counties Get Top Ratings For Health NBC Washington Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings DC
Washington Area Counties Reflect Health Disparities The Washington Post Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings DC
Local Counties Get Top Ratings for Health NBC News Washington Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings DC
AIDS Groups See Stigma, Misinformation in Miss. Washington Examiner Mar 9, 2011 General Interest DC
Virginal House passes bill to end HPV vaccine mandate for girls in sixth grade Washington Post Jan 21, 2011 Immunization DC
‘Rubber Revolution’ Campaign Targets Gay Men Washington Blade Nov 24, 2010 General Interest,NACCHO in the News DC
Barbershops Can Help Lower Blood Pressure, Study Finds USA Today Nov 16, 2010 General Interest DC
D.C. Will Quiz Doctors' HIV/AIDS Knowledge to Ensure Better Screening The Washington Post Nov 16, 2010 General Interest DC
Well-Being Survey Reveals Racial Divide The Washington Post Nov 10, 2010 General Interest DC
HHS Awards $727 Million to Nation's Community Health Centers The Washington Post Oct 8, 2010 Good News DC
Residents Can Get Tested for HIV as They Wait for Driver's License CNN Oct 6, 2010 General Interest DC
D.C. Clinics Offer 'Red Carpet' Treatment to People Who May Be Infected with HIV The Washington Post Sep 14, 2010 General Interest,Good News DC
Storytelling Tradition Illuminates Environmental Public Health The Nation’s Health (American Public Health Association) Sep 1, 2010 General Interest DC
2,000 Attend Free Health Clinic at D.C. Convention Center The Washington Post Aug 5, 2010 General Interest DC
6 Cities to Train Mail Carriers to Dispense Anti-Terror Drugs USA Today Aug 2, 2010 General Interest DC
D.C. Pushes Female Condoms to Fight HIV Associated Press Jul 28, 2010 General Interest DC
Should Restaurants Make Health Inspection Grades Visible USA Today Jun 20, 2010 Budget Cuts,General Interest,NACCHO in the News DC
Childhood Obesity Report Gives D.C. a Starting Point for Improving Diets The Washington Post May 12, 2010 General Interest DC
DC Department of Health Awarded $4.9 Million Worth of Grant Funding States News Service Apr 19, 2010 Good News DC
D.C. Expects Health Care Legislation to Save Millions of Dollars; City Officials Anticipate Big Benefit from Early Investment in Coverage The Washington Post Apr 14, 2010 General Interest DC
Montgomery, Prince George's Slash Budgets The Washington Post Mar 16, 2010 Budget Cuts DC
PRESS RELEASE: DC Department of Health Awards $1 Million Worth of Grant Funds States News Service Feb 25, 2010 Good News DC
Fenty Orders $100 Million Cut from the District's Budget Washington Examiner Feb 9, 2010 Budget Cuts DC
Obama Budget Earmarks Millions for Metro, Other Area Needs The Washington Post Feb 2, 2010 Good News DC
HIV Funds Bypassing Areas in Need; Services Are Scarce in D.C. Wards 7, 8 The Washington Post Dec 13, 2009 Budget Cuts DC
Healthy Babies Project's Funding Cut WJLA Oct 6, 2009 Budget Cuts DC
Leaders: Region Prepared for Swine Flu Washington Examiner Sep 2, 2009 Budget Cuts,H1N1 DC
D.C. Area Officials Coordinate Flu Fight; Planners Use Post-Sept. 11 Response to Cut through Jurisdictional Jumble The Washington Post Sep 2, 2009 Budget Cuts,H1N1 DC
100 Addiction Workers Face Layoff, Union Says; Status of D.C. Detox Center at Issue, Too The Washington Post Aug 19, 2009 Budget Cuts DC
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