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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  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
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  • Health Equity & Social Justice

[NACCHO Webinar] Protecting Children’s Environmental Health During COVID-19: Supporting Daycares and Other Early Childcare Settings

New COVID-19-related webinar from NACCHO to learn more about environmental health in early childcare settings during...

Apr 09, 2021 | Anu Varma

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: Gender-Affirming Care is HIV Prevention

Gender-affirming care is crucial for trans and GNC youth to stay HIV negative or, for trans youth living with HIV, to...

Apr 07, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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NACCHO and CDC Announce 2021 Climate and Health Adaptation Program Grantees

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), with support from the Climate and Health Program...

Apr 07, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

White House Centers Harm Reduction and Equity in Year 1 Drug Policy Priorities

On April 1, the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) released a statement on its drug policy...

Apr 07, 2021 | Kat Kelley

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Environmental Health Coalition Releases New Factsheet on Climate Effects and Environmental Health

For National Public Health Week 2021, check out the Environmental Health Coalition’s new factsheet on Climate Effects...

Apr 05, 2021 | Anu Varma

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

STD Awareness Week is April 11-17th

STD Awareness Week is around the corner!

Apr 01, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Training Resources for DIS

CDC TRAIN offers several DIS-focused courses.

Apr 01, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Homelessness, Unstable Housing, and Risk of HIV and Hepatitis C Virus Acquisition Among People Who Inject Drugs: a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

People who inject drugs (PWID) are at increased risk for HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection and also have high...

Apr 01, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

HIV Included in CDC Vaccine Prioritization for COVID-19

HIV is now included among CDC’s list of medical conditions that can increase the risk of severe illness from COVID-19.

Apr 01, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Improving the Health of People Who Use Drugs and People in Recovery Is Essential for Ending the HIV Epidemic

The O’Neill Institute at Georgetown Law released a Big Ideas brief and accompanying one-pager highlighting policy...

Apr 01, 2021 | Julia Zigman

Partner Articles

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Improving Social Determinants of Health – Getting...

NACCHO is pleased to announced the release of three Request for Proposals to...

Feb 17, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

Improving Social Determinants of Health – Getting...

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NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners in Calling on the...

NACCHO joins leading public health organizations in signing a declaration...

Jan 27, 2021 | Anu Varma

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners in Calling on the...

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  • 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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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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  • Climate Change
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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

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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