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

  • Vector Control

The Fight Against Tick-Borne Disease: How Partnering with Local Public Health Agencies can Help Protect Communities

Tick-borne diseases are increasingly threatening the health of people in the United States.

Jul 01, 2020 | Danielle Chatelain

  • Climate Change
  • Research & Reports

New Research Brief from Climate Central -"Seniors at Risk: Heat and Climate Change"

A new Climate Central report examines how heat and a warming climate endanger the health of an aging U.S. population, a...

Jul 01, 2020 | Anu Varma

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Global Health
  • Research & Reports

With Symposium and New Portal, NIEHS Makes it Easier to Learn How Climate Changes Health

On July 1, the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences will host its Fourth Annual Global Environmental...

Jun 29, 2020 | Guest Author

  • Webinar
  • Health & Disability
  • Opportunity

Grant Opportunity to Increase Disability Inclusion in the MAPP Process

With support from the National Center on Health, Physical Activity, and Disability (NCHPAD), NACCHO is pleased to...

Jun 26, 2020

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Research & Reports

Report from the Field: The Impact of COVID-19 on Local Health Department Immunization Programs

LHD immunization programs are on the frontlines of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic serving as primary chief health...

Jun 26, 2020 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Commemorate National HIV Testing Day by Knowing Your Status, Learning About Resources

Every year, National HIV Testing Day (NHTD) is observed on June 27 as a day to encourage people to get tested for HIV.

Jun 25, 2020 | Julia Zigman

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Presentation: Considerations for Incorporating Hepatitis B Vaccination in PrEP Protocols

Presentation on incorporating hepatitis B (HBV) vaccination in pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) protocols.

Jun 24, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

2020 Virtual Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health Conference

Registration is open for the 2020 Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health Conference, taking place virtually from...

Jun 24, 2020 | Julia Zigman

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Viral Hepatitis Included in CDC “Winnable Battle” List

CDC recently added viral hepatitis to its list of Winnable Battles, confirming that viral hepatitis is a public health...

Jun 24, 2020 | Julia Zigman

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Toolkit for Technology-based STD and HIV Partner Services

CDC has released the updated Toolkit for Technology-based STD and HIV Partner Services to support health departments,...

Jun 24, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Partner Articles

  • 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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  • Community Engagement
  • Informatics
  • Opportunity

The Path to One Million: Leveraging the Power of Public...

Since its launch, the All of Us Research Program has enrolled more than 350,000...

Jun 11, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

The Path to One Million: Leveraging the Power of Public...

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

NCSD Brief: At-Home Self-Collection Lab Testing for...

The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) developed a technical assistance...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman

NCSD Brief: At-Home Self-Collection Lab Testing for...

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

NCSD Releases STD Billing Toolkit

The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) released STD TAC Billing...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman

NCSD Releases STD Billing Toolkit

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

NCSD Webinar: At-Home HIV & STI Testing – The Lab...

Part 4 in a series of webinars discussing at-home HIV & STI testing at health...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman

NCSD Webinar: At-Home HIV & STI Testing – The Lab...

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

Kaiser Family Foundation Releases Ending the HIV...

Kaiser Family Foundation has released two new resources related to the federal...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Kaiser Family Foundation Releases Ending the HIV...

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Research & Reports

CDC Publishes New Data from Medical Monitoring Project

New CDC report reflecting needs and experiences of adults with diagnosed HIV.

Jun 10, 2020

CDC Publishes New Data from Medical Monitoring Project

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  • Webinar
  • Health Equity & Social Justice

All of Us Research: Engaging the LGBTQ+ Community to...

Historically, medical research has failed to ethically and rigorously include...

Jun 02, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

All of Us Research: Engaging the LGBTQ+ Community to...

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  • COVID-19
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Recommendations

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
  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease
  • Training

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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