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

NACCHO Recognizes Local Health Departments for Infectious Disease Model and Promising Practices

NACCHO’s Model Practice and Promising Practice awards recognize local health departments’ innovative programs,...

Sep 10, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

Registration is Now Open for IAC’s Standing Orders Workshops

The Immunization Action Coalition (IAC), with support from Pfizer, has just launched “Take a Stand™,” a new...

Sep 09, 2015 | Kate Drezner

Attention All DIS! Apply to Win a Full Scholarship to NCSD’s Annual Meeting

The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) and NACCHO are sponsoring six full scholarships for interested DIS to...

Sep 09, 2015 | Kate Drezner

New Funding Opportunity for Improving Health Equity

The Health Impact Project, a collaboration of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and The Pew Charitable Trusts,...

Sep 03, 2015 | Bridget Kerner

Large Study of PrEP Use in Clinical Practice Shows No New HIV Infections

In one of the first and largest published evaluations of the use of Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) to prevent HIV...

Sep 03, 2015 | Alyssa Kitlas

Now Available: New Accreditation Readiness Funding Opportunity for Public Health Departments from US Territories and Freely Associated States

With funding from the CDC’s Office for State, Tribal, Local, & Territorial Support, NACCHO is pleased to announce a...

Sep 02, 2015 | Kate Drezner

Act Against AIDS Launches First Disease-Specific CDC Instagram Account

CDC recently launched its Act Against AIDS (AAA) Instagram account. Started in 2009, AAA focuses on raising awareness...

Sep 01, 2015 | Alyssa Kitlas

Vaccination Coverage Among Children in Kindergarten — United States, 2014-15 School Year

On August 28,  CDC released the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report article, “Vaccination Coverage Among...

Sep 01, 2015 | Kate Drezner

Medscape Vaccine Acceptance Report: Where Do We Stand?

A new Medscape report was released on the state of vaccine acceptance since the 2015 Measles outbreak. See...

Sep 01, 2015 | Kate Drezner

New Fact Sheet Examines Role of Environmental Health in Public Health Accreditation

The Public Health Accreditation Board’s (PHAB’s) national voluntary accreditation program advances the...

Sep 01, 2015 | Katie Regan

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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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