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

  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Influenza

FDA Announced Flu Vaccine Messages Aimed at Food and Agriculture Sectors

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) launched targeted outreach to remind leaders and workers in the food and...

Nov 24, 2020

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

World AIDS Day 2020 Resources

Check out the below resources and events to commemorate World AIDS Day 2020 in your community! World AIDS Day,...

Nov 23, 2020 | Julia Zigman

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  • Informatics
  • Rural Health

Harnessing the Power of Rural to Create a Healthier Future for All of Us

National Rural Health Day offers an opportunity to celebrate the power of rural by highlighting the unique health care...

Nov 17, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • COVID-19
  • Infectious Disease
  • Research & Reports

Evaluating SARS-CoV-2 in the Environment

EPA researchers are building on an expansive body of world-class research and applying that knowledge to reduce the...

Nov 13, 2020 | Guest Author

  • Tools & Resources

Regional Health Impacts of Climate Change

In October 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Climate and Health Program (CHP) developed...

Nov 12, 2020 | Emily D'Angelo

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Become a Let's Stop HIV Together Ambassador - Applications Now Open

The Let’s Stop HIV Together Ambassadors program is recruiting for its 2021 cohort.

Nov 12, 2020 | Julia Zigman

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

Sexual Health Questions to Ask All Patients

This new sexual history-taking tool from the National Coalition of Sexual Health builds upon CDC's 5 Ps approach and...

Nov 11, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

2020 Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Clinical Conference Videos Available

Fifteen videos on HIV care and treatment topics presented at the 2020 Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Clinical Conference,...

Nov 10, 2020 | Shalesha Majors

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Coverage of Life-Saving COVID-19 Vaccines & Therapeutics

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is taking steps to ensure all Americans have access to the COVID-19...

Nov 10, 2020 | Shalesha Majors

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

COVID-19 Case Investigation and Contact Tracing among Refugee, Immigrant, and Migrant (RIM) Populations: Important Considerations for Health Departments

New resource highlighting important topics that may affect contact tracing among refugee, immigrant, and migrant...

Nov 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman

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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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  • 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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