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

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Registration Open: HCV Elimination ECHO Clinic (Jan – March 2021)

The Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board and their federal and tribal partners are launching the Indian Country...

Oct 28, 2020 | Shalesha Majors

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

CDC YRBS Data Summary & Trends Report Released

CDC released the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance Data Summary & Trends Report: 2009-2019, which provides an in-depth...

Oct 28, 2020 | Shalesha Majors

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Ending the HIV Epidemic: Culturally Attuned Educational Materials for American Indians/Alaska Natives

Urban Indian Health Institute is currently leading a project focused on creating culturally attuned HIV education...

Oct 28, 2020 | Shalesha Majors

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Updated Syphilis Serologic Testing Suggested Reporting Language

APHL updated its guidance on the Suggested Reporting Language for Syphilis Serological Testing to help health...

Oct 28, 2020 | Shalesha Majors

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

EHE Jurisdictional Directory for Community Engagement

This directory from NASTAD provides a list of local and state points of contact for Ending the HIV Epidemic (EHE)...

Oct 28, 2020 | Shalesha Majors

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Peer-To-Peer Technical Assistance Opportunity

NCSD is seeking STD/HIV programs currently in need of technical assistance (TA) in any particular area as well as those...

Oct 28, 2020 | Shalesha Majors

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

EH & COVID-19 Resources: New Webinars on Safe School Reopening, Health in All Policies, and More

As part of the NACCHO’s work to support and serve 3,000 local health departments (LHDs) in the United States, NACCHO is...

Oct 28, 2020 | Anu Varma (she/her)

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

Hep C Community Navigation Model and Toolkit: Improving Care for People Who Use Drugs and Other Impacted Populations

This toolkit, developed by NASTAD, consists of program protocols, data collection tools, and patient education...

Oct 28, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

Take a Survey, Get a Book: Survey on Local Health Jurisdiction’s Extreme Heat Preparedness and Response Activities

Researchers at the University of Washington and Boston University are gathering information on local health...

Oct 27, 2020

  • Vector Control

Join the First Annual Virtual Panhandle Mosquito Control Workshop

South Walton County Mosquito Control District (SWCMCD) is excited to be hosting the First Annual Virtual Panhandle...

Oct 23, 2020 | Anu Varma (she/her)

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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 (she/her)

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 (she/her)

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 (she/her)

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 (she/her)

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 (she/her)

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 (she/her)

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 (she/her)

NCSD Releases STD Billing Toolkit

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