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

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  • Infectious Disease

CDC Vital Signs Report: Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM)

CDC released a new Vital Signs report on acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), an uncommon but life-threatening neurologic...

Aug 04, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Infectious Disease

WASH During COVID-19: Guidance for Local Jurisdictions

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), in collaboration with the Centers for Disease...

Aug 04, 2020 | Emily D'Angelo

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

2018 Viral Hepatitis Surveillance Report: Cases of Hepatitis A and C Continue to Climb

The CDC recently released Viral Hepatitis Surveillance – United States, 2018, its annual report analyzing viral...

Aug 04, 2020 | Kat Kelley

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Immunization

Promote the Importance of Vaccines during National Immunization Awareness Month 2020

National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) is observed annually in August to highlight the importance of vaccination...

Aug 03, 2020 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

  • COVID-19
  • Antibiotic Resistance

CORHA Resource: COVID-19 Outbreak Definitions for Acute Care Settings and Long-term Care Facilities

The Council for Outbreak Response: Healthcare-Associated Infections & Antibiotic-Resistant Pathogens recently developed...

Aug 03, 2020 | Erin Laird

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

HIV Care and Coronavirus (COVID-19): Info and HHS/CDC Recommendations for HIV/AIDS Clinicians

TheBodyPro has developed a repository of information about the intersection of HIV and COVID-19.

Jul 29, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

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

Interim Guidance for Use of Pooling Procedures in SARS-CoV-2 Diagnostic, Screening, and Surveillance Testing

The CDC recently released interim guidance for use of pooled testing for COVID-19 screening. Pooled testing, which has...

Jul 29, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

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

Fact Sheet: How Can LGBTQ+ Youth Navigate COVID-19?

The National Coalition for Sexual Health and GLSEN released a new fact sheet, How Can LGBTQ+ Youth Navigate COVID-19?

Jul 29, 2020 | Kat Kelley

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

WHO Says COVID-19 Threatens Gains on Hepatitis, Releases New Guidelines for Mother-to-Child Transmission of HBV

WHO released new guidelines for preventing mother-to-child transmission of Hepatitis B, warning that the COVID-19...

Jul 29, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

Report: COVID-19 Could Lead to a Surge in Overdose Deaths

A recent article in Hep Magazine warns that the COVID-19 pandemic could worsen a rise in overdose deaths.

Jul 29, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

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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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  • 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 (she/her)

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 (she/her)

Kaiser Family Foundation Releases Ending the HIV...

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