The Essential Elements of Local Public Health

The Essential Elements of Local Public Health provides updates and information from NACCHO’s Environmental Health and Infectious Disease portfolios.

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A Call to Action by Dr. Nancy Messonnier

During these unprecedented times, CDC is asking for your help in protecting our communities through vaccination.

Jun 23, 2020
By Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Recap: [NACCHO Webinar] Protecting Children’s Environmental Health During COVID-19: Supporting Child Care Programs

During NACCHO's webinar, “Protecting Children’s Environmental Health During COVID-19: Supporting Child Care...

May 05, 2021 | Angana Roy

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New Resource: New Study Sets Baseline to Measure Quality of Antibiotic Prescribing in U.S. Hospitals

CDC’s Dr. Neuhauser and Pew’s Dr. Hyun share progress that has been made in improving antibiotic stewardship since 2015...

May 04, 2021 | Kimberly Nalley

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  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Hepatitis Awareness Month

May is Hepatitis Awareness Month, an opportunity to raise awareness about and recognize the impact of viral hepatitis...

May 03, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

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  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Opportunity

Ensuring Safe Early Childcare Facilities: Local Health Departments Invited to Join State "Choose Safe Places" Small Group Calls

NACCHO invites interested LHDs to join the upcoming Choose Safe Places (CSP) grantee small group calls to learn more...

Apr 29, 2021 | Adelaide Appiah

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  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

COVID-19 Pandemic Impact on Harm Reduction Services: An Environmental Scan

To better understand the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on harm reduction organizations and people who use drugs, the...

Apr 29, 2021 | Julia Zigman, Guest Author

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  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

One Year Later: COVID-19’s Impact on PrEP/PEP and Sexual Health Services

NCSD, in collaboration with NASTAD, examines the impact COVID-19 has had on PrEP/PEP and sexual health services,...

Apr 29, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

HUD Announces $41 Million HOPWA Funding Opportunity: Housing as an Intervention to Fight AIDS

The Department of Housing and Urban Development is making $41 million available to states, local governments, and...

Apr 29, 2021

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Trans & Gender-Affirming Care in I/T/U Facilities Strategic Vision and Action Plan

The Trans & Gender-Affirming Care in I/T/U Facilities Strategic Vision and Action Plan, developed by the Northwest...

Apr 29, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • COVID-19
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Health Equity & Social Justice

CBO Funding Opportunity: Vaccine Equity and Access Program

CDC is partnering with four national-level organizations to support up to 300 community-based organizations across the...

Apr 28, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • Webinar
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

Using M&E to Better Serve Your Community: A Four-Part Webinar Series for Health Departments and SSPs

This four-part webinar series will explore how syringe services programs (SSPs) can use monitoring and evaluation (M&E)...

Apr 28, 2021 | Kat Kelley

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Accreditation & Quality Improvement
  • Opportunity
  • Performance Improvement

Improving Social Determinants of Health – Getting...

NACCHO is pleased to announced the release of three Request for Proposals to...

Feb 17, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

Improving Social Determinants of Health – Getting...

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  • Climate Change
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Policy

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners in Calling on the...

NACCHO joins leading public health organizations in signing a declaration...

Jan 27, 2021 | Anu Varma

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners in Calling on the...

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Water Quality

Purdue University’s New Water Systems Course Designed to...

Purdue is partnering with NACCHO to offer this online course at a discount for...

Dec 04, 2020 | Emily D'Angelo

Purdue University’s New Water Systems Course Designed to...

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  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

NACCHO and CFP Seeks New Recruits for the 2020-2022 Food...

NACCHO and CFP are seeking 10-15 state, local, tribal, and territorial health...

Oct 13, 2020 | Anu Varma

NACCHO and CFP Seeks New Recruits for the 2020-2022 Food...

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  • Press Release
  • Climate Change
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners to Recognize...

NACCHO partners with Children’s Environmental Health Network for CEH Day 2020.

Sep 28, 2020 | Guest Author

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners to Recognize...

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Hazards & Health Effects

Protecting Lung Health During Wildfires

The American Lung Association has developed a new fact sheet in Spanish to...

Jul 15, 2020

Protecting Lung Health During Wildfires

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Parks

Greener Parks for Health

National Recreation and Park Association releases new Greener Parks for Health...

Jul 13, 2020

Greener Parks for Health

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  • Tools & Resources

CDC Report: Temporary Reassignment of Personnel Requests...

CDC recently updated its flexibilities guidance for recipients and applicants...

Jul 09, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

CDC Report: Temporary Reassignment of Personnel Requests...

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

SYNC 2020, the National Conference for HIV, HCV, STI and LGBTQ Health, is...

Jul 08, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Apply Now: DIS Scholarships for STD Engage 2020...

NCSD and NACCHO are pleased to offer several full scholarships for DIS to...

Jun 24, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Apply Now: DIS Scholarships for STD Engage 2020...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Social Media Resources: National HIV Testing Day

Social media toolkit for National HIV Testing Day, a day to raise awareness...

Jun 24, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Social Media Resources: National HIV Testing Day

  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Syringe Services Programs and the COVID-19 Pandemic:...

Local health departments (LHDs) are on the frontlines of the opioid crisis,...

Jun 16, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Syringe Services Programs and the COVID-19 Pandemic:...

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