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2024 AIIM Collaborative Conference

November 7, 2024
Phoenix, AZ

This event will focus on efforts to enhance care for maternal mental health conditions, reduce the stigma around substance use disorders (SUDs) and improve support across healthcare environments, including care for neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) infants. Attendees will hear from engaging speakers on the latest in evidence-based maternal healthcare and receive tools and clinical advice to overcome barriers to high-quality and equitable care.

Registration information here.

2024 Emergency Preparedness Webinar Series

Third Wednesday of the month

3 p.m.

In partnership with Health Services Advisory Group (HSAG), the Arizona Coalition for Healthcare Emergency Response (AzCHER), and others—we invite you to join the monthly emergency preparedness webinars in 2024 to discuss up-to-date information and resources for the areas of focus included in a comprehensive Emergency Preparedness Plan. This monthly series is the third Wednesday of the month from 3–3:45 p.m. PT.

Webinar Topics:

June 19: Who/What is ASPR TRACIE?

To register and access the recordings of previous sessions visit: https://www.hsag.com/epp-series.

Wellbeing Collaborative: Supporting Health Care Workers

Fourth Tuesday of the month

4 p.m.

A Wellbeing Collaborative for Health Professionals has formed in Arizona. Participation requires no dues or formal commitments as the Collaborative focuses on sharing lessons learned, best practices, and other practical resources.

The Wellbeing Collaborative serves as a resource for you to utilize, whether you are an organization or a health care professional. Our goal is to promote the importance of keeping our health care professionals uplifted by sharing stories, strategies being implemented that are making a difference, and helpful tactics for promoting wellbeing.

Click here for more information.

AZ HEROES Study

This study stands for Arizona Healthcare, Emergency Response and Other Essential workers Surveillance. AZ HEROES is  funded by the CDC  and focuses on COVID-19infection and immune response in individuals on the frontline of this pandemic. English and Spanish-speaking individuals with and without prior COVID-19 diagnosis can enroll.

Study activities include:

  • Weekly surveillance through short surveys and at-home COVID-19 tests, with additional tests if they become ill
  • Complete surveys about their COVID-19 history, risks and occupational exposure three times
  • Go  to Sonora Quest for a blood draw three to four times to test for antibodies

Participants will receive:

  • Access to COVID-19 test results
  • New information and updates on COVID-19 
  • Pride that comes with advancing the science of COVID-19
  • Entry into weekly raffles based on study compliance for the chance to win 1 of 5 $50 cash gift cards each week of the study

Please note that this study is inclusive to individuals: 

  • Between 18  and  85  years old
  • Meet one of these requirements:
    • Work at least 20 hours per week in health care, as a first responder, front-line/essential worker (retail, hospitality, facilities, government, etc.) OR
    • Part-time college student (at least 6 units) and work at least 10 hours per week
  • Can speak English or Spanish
  • Have not received the COVID-19 vaccine or have been vaccinated within the last 14 days

For more information, click here.

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