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

Advocacy Against Asbestos Exposure during Mesothelioma Awareness Day

This year, September 26 marks the 17th anniversary of Mesothelioma Awareness Day (MAD), and sparks an opportunity for...

Sep 23, 2020

  • Vector Control

Response Requested for Second Nationwide Assessment of Local Vector Control Organizations

NACCHO, in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), will administer the second...

Sep 23, 2020

  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease

Webinar Recording: Intro to CDC's Law and Epidemic Emergency Preparedness (LEEP) Online Course

The recording and slides from NACCHO's webinar, "Intro to CDC's Law and Epidemic Emergency Preparedness (LEEP) Online...

Sep 22, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • Infectious Disease
  • Influenza

Gear Up for Flu Season!

CDC has published a range of resources - including social media messaging, key talking points, videos, and widgets -...

Sep 22, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Climate Change

Insight into Climate Change & Local Preparedness Efforts with NACCHO

In the present moment, and mere days before World Environmental Health Day on September 26, the intersection between...

Sep 22, 2020 | Emily D'Angelo

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  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Infectious Disease

Webinar Series: Anti-Microbial Resistance in Light of COVID-19

Through a four-part webinar series, global experts will discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic could reshape strategies for...

Sep 22, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Engaging the Criminal Legal System to End the HIV Epidemic: New Resource from HRSA’s Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program

The Health Resources and Services Administration HIV/AIDS Bureau, which oversees the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program,...

Sep 16, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day is September 18th

National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day was launched by The AIDS Institute in an effort to raise awareness due to the...

Sep 16, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

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  • Policy
  • Tools & Resources
  • Recommendations
  • Social Determinants of Health

Equitable Enforcement to Achieve Health Equity: An introductory guide for policymakers and practitioners

ChangeLab Solutions has published Equitable Enforcement to Achieve Health Equity, an introductory guide that helps...

Sep 15, 2020 | Guest Author

  • Immunization
  • Training

Registration Open: CDC RealOpt© Training on Vaccination Planning and POD Sites

Registration is now available for CDC’s three remaining virtual instructor-led RealOpt© training sessions in 2020 on...

Sep 14, 2020 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

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  • COVID-19
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  • 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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  • 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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