2024 Premier Public Health Conference

The TACCHO Annual Premier Public Health Conference  provides the opportunity to showcase public health practices that improve the health of the community.

Premier Public Health Conference
TACCHO 2024 Premier Public Health Conference

 TACCHO Annual Public Health Conference

February 19-21, 2024

Royal Sonesta Houston Galleria, Houston, Texas

A Conference for Local and State Health Department Staff in Texas

Conference Purpose

Purpose - to improve state and local health department practices to plan and implement public health programs, policies and system changes that will move public health forward through the use of data, health equity, community partnerships and a strong public health workforce, all with the goal to improve the health of the community.

The conference sessions take aways are to help: 

 

1)  Increase awareness of factors that impact public health

2)  Understand how the core concepts of public health build a strong public health infrastructure.

3)  Develop skills to assist in the planning, implementation and evaluation of public health practices.

 

TACCHO 2024 Conference Registration IS NOW CLOSED DUE TO REACHING FULL CAPACITY. 

 

REGISTERED ATTENDEES WHO CANNOT ATTEND CAN PROVIDE A SUBSTITUTION FOR ATTENDANCE.

  • Please contact TACCHO at TACCHOAdmin@taccho.org for potential late registration availability due to cancellations.
  • Registration fees are non-refundable, however another attendee is allowable to attend. TACCHO will be accepting credit cards, checks and State Employee Purchase Orders. 
2024 Conference Agenda Outline as of 2-7-24

"Strengthening the Core of Public Health"

Agenda Outline as of 2-7-24 for Monday, February 19, 2024

  • 11:00am - Conference Checkin Table Open
  • 1:00pm - Pre-Conference Breakout Sessions  
  • 2:30pm - Break - Networking, Exhibits and Poster Displays 
  • 3:00pm - Pre-Conference Breakout Sessions 
  • 4:30pm - Dinner on Your Own

Agenda Outline as of 2-7-24 for Tuesday, February 20, 2024

  •  7:00am - Continental Breakfast
  •  7:30am - Conference Checkin Table Open
  •  8:15am - TACCHO Conference Welcomes
  •  8:40am - Opening Session: State Updates
  •  9:45am - Break - Networking, Exhibits and Poster Displays
  • 10:00am - Plenary 1 - Public Health Law
  • 11:20am - Health Department Sharing Session
  • 12:30pm - Lunch and TACCHO Awards
  •  1:45pm - Plenary 2 - Academic Health Departments 
  •  3:00pm - Break - Networking, Exhibits and Poster Displays
  •  3:15pm - Immunization Messaging
  •  3:45pm - Regional Breakouts
  •  5:15pm - Networking Reception
  •  7:00pm - Conference Day Closes


Agenda as of 2-7-24 for Wednesday, February 21, 2024

  •  7:00am - Continental Breakfast
  •  7:30am - Conference Checkin Table Open 
  •  8:30am - Conference Recap
  •  8:45am - Health Department Sharing Session
  • 10:00am - Break - Networking, Exhibits and Poster Displays
  • 10:30am - Plenary 3 - Workforce Resilience
  • 11:45am - TACCHO Conference Wrapup
  • 12:00pm - TACCHO Conference Closes 

 TACCHO 2024 Conference Agenda as of 2-15-24

Continuing Education

TACCHO 2024 PH Conference Evaluation Link

 

Continuing Medical Education:

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Texas Medical Association (TMA) through the joint providership of The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service and Texas Association of City and County Health Officials. The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service is accredited by TMA to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Continuing Professional Development:

The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service is accredited as a provider of Nursing Continuing Professional Development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service has awarded 10.25 contact hours of Nursing Continuing Professional Development.

Certified Health Education Specialists:

Sponsored by The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES®) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES®) to receive up to 10.25 total Category I contact education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level continuing education contact hours available are NA.

Certified in Public Health

Up to 10.25 CPH Recertification Credits may be earned at this event.

Registered Sanitarians:

The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service is considered a sponsor of continuing education for Registered Sanitarians according to the Texas Administrative Code Rule §119.27 (d). The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service has awarded 10.25 hours of credit.

 Social Workers:

The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service, the continuing education provider, ensures that the education provided is directly related to the practice of social work; and that the individuals presenting the information have the necessary experience and knowledge in the topics presented. The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service has awarded 10.25 hours of credit.

Certificate of Attendance:

The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service has designated 10.25 hours for attendance.


 

2024 Public Health Conference Registration Form
 
WAITLIST LATE Registration - $345

Registration Closed - WAITLIST Late Registration may be available if space permits due to cancellations. 

Contact the TACCHOADMIN@taccho.org for waitlist consideration.

PAYMENT INFORMATION:

Registration fees are due toTACCHO by February 2, 2024.

CREDIT CARD - TACCHO can accept credit cards with a 3% Merchant Service Fee added to each registration. Please check the appropriate Type Payment box and contact TACCHO if you would like to pay with a credit card.  

STATE PURCHASE ORDERS - TACCHO will accept purchase orders from the state. An invoice will be sent to the registrant to process with the state. Checks should be addressed as stated below.

CHECKS - Checks may be made out and mailed to:

TACCHO

P.O. Box 142343
Austin, TX 78714 
 

Registration fees are non-refundable but staff substitutions are allowed and encouraged.

Any questions, please contact the TACCHO Office at 512-809-7201.

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SPONSORS, EXHIBITORS and CONTRIBUTORS

 TACCHO appreciates the sponsors, exhibitors and supporters that support the Public Health Conference! 

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