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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Podcast: World Immunization Week with CDC’s Dr. William Schluter and NACCHO CEO Lori Tremmel Freeman

In this episode from the NACCHO Podcast Series, Ian Goldstein is joined by NACCHO CEO Lori Tremmel Freeman to discuss...

Apr 16, 2020
By Kim Rodgers

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Resources for HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis Programs During COVID-19

Local health departments are on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic and their HIV, STI, and viral hepatitis...

May 28, 2020

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All of Us Research Program Begins Beta Testing of Data Platform

NIH's All of Us Research Program recently opened its research platform, the All of Us Researcher Workbench, for beta...

May 28, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Webinar Recording: Overcoming Barriers to Adult Hepatitis B Vaccination

View the recording and slides from a virtual briefing on “Overcoming Barriers to Adult Hepatitis B Vaccination.”

May 28, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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

Interim Guidance for Syringe Services Programs

CDC released interim guidance on ways to prevent transmission of COVID-19 at syringe services programs and additional...

May 28, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

MMWR: High Prevalence of HCV Among Adults at Emergency Departments

New MMWR details the results of opt-out, universal hepatitis C virus (HCV) screening in emergency departments in four...

May 28, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • Opportunity
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

CDC Funding Opportunity to Support Continuity of HIV Care for Newly-Released Prison Inmates

Funding opportunity to develop effective, sustainable, and replicable program models that support continuity of HIV...

May 28, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • Opportunity
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

HRSA Funding Opportunity to Support HIV Care Planning in 7 Rural EHE States

New funding opportunity to assist in the development of an integrated rural HIV health network for HIV care and...

May 28, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Impact of COVID-19 on STI Services in Indiana

Findings from Indiana State Department of Health’s assessment of how COVID-19 has impacted local chlamydia and...

May 28, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Interim STD Treatment Recommendations During COVID-19 for Symptomatic Patients

New resource summarizing CDC’s STD treatment guidance for when in-person clinical exams are limited, including during...

May 28, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • Food Safety & Inspection

COVID-19 Impact on Local Retail Regulatory Food Safety Programs

The COVID-19 outbreak has affected the operations of health departments across the country. Local Health departments’...

May 26, 2020 | Amy Chang

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Health Equity Principles for State and Local Leaders in...

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released five principles as a compass to point...

May 28, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Health Equity Principles for State and Local Leaders in...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Training
  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease

Contract Tracing Resources for COVID-19 Response

To support local health departments in contact tracing workforce development...

May 20, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Contract Tracing Resources for COVID-19 Response

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  • Tools & Resources
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New Tool: COVID-19 Local Action Tracker

The National League of Cities and Bloomberg Philanthropies have teamed up to...

May 20, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

New Tool: COVID-19 Local Action Tracker

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  • Health Equity & Social Justice
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Webinar Series: Health Equity and Social Solidarity in...

County Health Rankings & Roadmaps is introducing a new webinar series, “Health...

May 20, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Webinar Series: Health Equity and Social Solidarity in...

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  • Infectious Disease

NACCHO Launches New COVID-19 Data Lab

Accurate, timely, and localized data are vital resources for local health...

Apr 22, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

NACCHO Launches New COVID-19 Data Lab

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

CDC Factsheet: What You Can Do If You Are at Higher Risk...

This consumer fact sheet offers information for those at higher risk of severe...

Apr 22, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

CDC Factsheet: What You Can Do If You Are at Higher Risk...

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Infectious Disease

NBC Highlights Role of DIS in the COVID-19 Response 

On Sunday, April 19, NBC Nightly News highlighted the important work of DIS and...

Apr 22, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

NBC Highlights Role of DIS in the COVID-19 Response 

  • Research & Reports
  • Infectious Disease

Brief: The Projected Economic Impact of the COVID-19...

The current pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is exacting heavy...

Apr 16, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Brief: The Projected Economic Impact of the COVID-19...

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

Texas DSHS: Guidance and Priorities for DIS During...

Texas Department of State Health Services released guidance for HIV/STD Public...

Apr 15, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Texas DSHS: Guidance and Priorities for DIS During...

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Community-based Approaches to Reducing STDs Community...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a new toolkit...

Apr 15, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Community-based Approaches to Reducing STDs Community...

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  • Climate Change
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Framing the Health Aspects of Climate Change

Health departments have an opportunity to increase public awareness about...

Apr 09, 2020 | Andrea Grenadier

Framing the Health Aspects of Climate Change

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

COVID-19: Suggested Health Department Actions to Support...

NASTAD released a resource highlighting important considerations and promising...

Apr 08, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

COVID-19: Suggested Health Department Actions to Support...

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