Provider Perspective: Anika Alvanzo

An internal medicine-trained addiction medicine physician, Anika Alvanzo aims to improve the quality of treatment for individuals with substance use disorder and decrease the stigma associated with the condition. Working to improve the overall health and quality of life for these individuals, Alvanzo’s work is an invaluable contribution towards efforts to build a healthier Maryland.

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Funding Opportunity for the Reducing Overdose Through Community Approaches (ROCA) Mentorship Program

NACCHO, with support from the CDC, is pleased to announce a funding opportunity for the Reducing Overdose through Community Approaches (ROCA) Mentorship Program. This funding opportunity pairs mentor LHDs with experience in overdose prevention with mentee LHDs aiming to strengthen their jurisdiction’s capacity.

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Washington, D.C. Regional Planning Commission on Health and HIV (COHAH) Membership Application

Any interested person living or working in the Washington EMA may apply for membership on the Washington, D.C. Regional Planning Commission on Health and HIV (COHAH). COHAH will invigorate planning for HIV prevention and care programs that will demonstrate effectiveness, innovation, accountability, and responsiveness to our community.

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Provider Perspective: Nelly Velazquez

Nelly Velazquez spent the last nine years of her career in Public Health as a Health Educator, working most prominently to teach about disease prevention in Baltimore City. Velazquez is motivated most by her commitment to improving health outcomes in underserved communities, and her work has been vital to keeping the state of Maryland alive.

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Five Ways Health Centers Can Promote Health Care Access for Survivors of Domestic Violence

This 2-page PDF summarizes the key actions to promote health center enrollment for survivors of domestic violence, and how health centers may partner with community-based programs, such as DV advocacy programs.

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Healthcare.com Enrollment for Survivors of Domestic Violence

This in-depth PDF identifies the unique opportunities for health enrollment specialists and health center staff to increase health access for survivors of domestic violence.

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Montgomery County EHE HIV Treatment Booklet (Español)

Este folleto en PDF contiene información en español para los Servicios de VIH del Condado de Montgomery en el Centro de Salud de Dennis Avenue.

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Montgomery County EHE HIV Treatment Booklet

This print-ready PDF booklet contains information for Montgomery County HIV Services at the Dennis Avenue Health Center.

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Montgomery County EHE PrEP Ads

Ready-made ad artwork for Montgomery County promoting HIV prevention through PrEP.

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Provider Perspective: Camesha Thompson

For healthcare providers, the passion for enacting meaningful change can come from a number of factors, but for many, this drive originates directly from their own environment.

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Medicare Plans Patient Resource Center

This organization provides resources, advisors, and education aimed at informing seniors, lower income families, and people with disabilities about how Medicaid works with Medicare. Their guides cover dual eligibility standards, how to apply, and most importantly, the associated costs.

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MADAP Operations Update: 8/8/2022

Update on the network outage that impacted the MDH information technology systems, including the MADAP client database and network.

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