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

HRSA’s HIV/AIDS Bureau Releases Two New Aging with HIV Reference Guides

HRSA's HIV AIDS Bureau has released two new resources to assist health care professionals as their population of...

Nov 10, 2020 | Shalesha Majors

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

STD Contact Tracing Infographic

This infographic from NCSD is designed to help explain the important work of Disease Intervention Specialists (DIS) and...

Nov 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Join NACCHO’s Harm Reduction Listserv for Funding, Technical Assistance, & Other Opportunities

NACCHO is launching a new listserv where we’ll share harm reduction opportunities, resources, news, information, and...

Nov 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman

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EH & COVID-19 Resource Roundup: November 10, 2020

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

Nov 10, 2020 | Anu Varma

MAHC Network October 2020 Webinar Follow-Up - Updating Pool Codes at the Local Level: Slides and Recording Now Available

If you were unable to attend and/or would like to review to materials from this MAHC Network Webinar, the slides and...

Nov 10, 2020 | Emily D'Angelo

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Infectious Disease
  • Opportunity

Request for Applications: Healthcare-Associated Infections & Antibiotic Resistance Demonstration Site Project

Application deadline December 4, 2020.

Nov 05, 2020 | Christina Baum

  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

NACCHO Seeks Local Health Expert to Serve on CDC’s Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Surveillance Working Group

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) would like to recruit experts to serve on the Food Safety...

Nov 02, 2020 | Amy Chang, Anu Varma

  • Immunization
  • Opportunity

CDC Foundation RFP: Supporting Community Organizations to Strengthen Vaccine Confidence Pilot Project

The CDC Foundation will award a series of mini-grants to support community based organizations in their efforts to...

Oct 30, 2020 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

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  • COVID-19
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  • Infectious Disease

Webinar Recording: Antigen Testing for SARS-CoV-2 in Nursing Homes—Considerations for Local Public Health

Access the recording and presentation slides from NACCHO's webinar on CDC’s Considerations for Use of SARS-CoV-2...

Oct 30, 2020 | Christina Baum

  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Immunization

CMS Guidance on COVID-19 Vaccine Administration Rates and Policies

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is taking steps to ensure all Americans, including the nation’s...

Oct 30, 2020 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

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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

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

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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  • 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

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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