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

The Impact of COVID-19 on MSM

A new article in AIDS and Behavior characterizes the impact of COVID-19 on the sexual health of men who have sex with...

May 06, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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

COVID-19 Stimulant Use and Harm Reduction

New fact sheet with recommendations and guidance for people who use stimulants, including cocaine, amphetamine, and...

May 06, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

COVID-19 Sexual Health Tips

The San Francisco Department of Public Health released a new fact sheet that xplains how COVID-19 is spread, including...

May 06, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

New Resource: Managing HIV During COVID-19: Working to End One Epidemic While Confronting Another

Kaiser Family Foundation published a new resource that discusses issues and concerns regarding efforts to end the HIV...

May 06, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • Vector Control

The Impact of COVID-19 on Local Vector Control Response

Health departments across the country are limiting or shuttering services due to the COVID-19 outbreak. NACCHO spoke...

May 04, 2020 | Andrea Grenadier

  • Training

Lyme Disease Awareness Month Features Lunch and Learn Series

The Vector-Borne Disease Regional Centers is sponsoring a lunch & learn series, every Friday in May at 1pm ET.

Apr 30, 2020 | Andrea Grenadier

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Recommendations

CDC Releases HIV Self Testing Guidance in Response to COVID-19

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released HIV self-testing guidance since the COVID-19 epidemic...

Apr 29, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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

Report: Online Platforms for Contraceptive and STI Services during COVID-19

This new Kaiser Family Foundation report discusses online contraceptive and STI services that are available during the...

Apr 29, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

FDA List of Drug Shortages Includes STD Medicines

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) updated list of drug shortages includes several STD medicines.

Apr 29, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Opportunity

HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau Announces Five Notices of Funding Opportunity

HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau has announced five notices of funding opportunity (NOFOs) that will focus on HIV stigma reduction,...

Apr 29, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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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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  • 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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  • 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

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

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

Kaiser Family Foundation Releases Ending the HIV...

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