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

Covid
  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

Dosing intervals for COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine

On January 6, CDC revised Interim Clinical Considerations for Use of mRNA COVID-19 Vaccines Currently Authorized in the...

Jan 14, 2021 | Beth Hess

  • Opportunity

APHA 2021 Call for Abstracts is Open

Submit an abstract to present and share research with public health leaders and professionals from around the world.

Jan 13, 2021 | Anu Varma

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Join NACCHO’s SSP Monitoring & Evaluation Advisory Group

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), in partnership with the University of Washington...

Jan 07, 2021 | Kat Kelley

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  • Immunization
  • Infectious Disease

NACCHO Partners with Mediaplanet for Its Vaccines Campaign

New campaign emphasizes keeping up-to-date with routine vaccines.

Jan 07, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

HIV Recommendations for the Biden-Harris Administration: AIDS United and Act Now: End AIDS Coalition

AIDS United and the Act Now: End AIDS (ANEA) Coalition sent a memo to the incoming administration outlining the...

Jan 06, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Injury and Violence Prevention

Overdose Deaths Accelerating During COVID-19

Over 81,000 drug overdose deaths occurred in the United States in the 12 months ending in May 2020, the highest number...

Jan 06, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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

COVID-19: Considerations for People with HIV

Updated resource discussing clinical and public health considerations related to COVID-19 for people with HIV.

Jan 06, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

HHS Releases Advisory Opinion Clarifying that 340B Discounts Apply to Contract Pharmacies

A recent HHS statement clarifies that drug manufacturers are required to deliver discounts under the 340B Drug Pricing...

Jan 06, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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

Knowledge, attitudes, and acceptability of direct-acting antiviral hepatitis C treatment among people incarcerated in jail: A qualitative study

A recent study in PLOS One describes knowledge, attitudes, and acceptability of HCV treatment among people living with...

Jan 06, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Health Career Connection Partnership with NACCHO – Internship Placements at Local Health Departments

NACCHO has partnered with Health Career Connection to support health departments to recruit and manage talented,...

Jan 06, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

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Water Fountain
  • 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...

Wildfire
  • 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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