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

USDA, EPA Set Nation’s First Food Waste Reduction Goals

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) this week announced the United...

Sep 17, 2015 | Katie Regan

CDC Expert Commentary on HIV/HCV Outbreak in Indiana

The recent outbreak of HIV and hepatitis C virus in a small community in rural Indiana serves as a cautionary tale to...

Sep 17, 2015 | Firdaus Arastu

Injection Drug Use among High School Students, United States, 1995–2013

Injection drug use is the most frequently reported risk behavior among new cases of hepatitis C virus infection, and...

Sep 16, 2015 | Firdaus Arastu

Environmental Health and Accreditation in Indian River County, FL

By Julianne Price, Environmental Health Coordinator, Florida Department of Health in Indian River County Environmental...

Sep 15, 2015 | Katie Regan

Help-2-Hep’s Free Helpline and App for Hepatitis C Patients

The non-profit Help-4-Hep has developed two free resources that provide information about the diagnosis and treatment...

Sep 15, 2015 | Firdaus Arastu

Study on Partner Services in STD Prevention Programs

A 2015 study published in the journal Sexually Transmitted Diseases conducted a review of current literature on partner...

Sep 15, 2015 | Firdaus Arastu

CIFOR Guidelines and Toolkit Implementation Webinar Series

Two upcoming webinars, one for managers and directors of local and state environmental and public health departments...

Sep 14, 2015 | Katie Regan

Step It Up! Surgeon General Announces Walking and Walkable Communities Promotion

Step It Up! The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Promote Walking and Walkable Communities recognizes the importance...

Sep 10, 2015 | Bridget Kerner

MeasureUp, A New Tool for Assessing Health Impact in Community Development Efforts

The Build Healthy Places Network has announced the release of MeasureUp, a tool to help measure and communicate the...

Sep 10, 2015 | Bridget Kerner

New Look for CDC’s Healthy Youth Website

CDC’s Division of Adolescent and School Health (DASH) has released a new look for the Healthy Youth website. The new...

Sep 10, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

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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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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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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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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 –...

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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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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

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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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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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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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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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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...

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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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