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

What is your local health department doing for National Food Safety Month?

Let us know in the comments below.

Aug 31, 2015 | Katie Regan

National Immunization Survey 19-35 months-2014

CDC recently released the National Immunization Survey 2014 data for 19-35 month olds. There were no significant...

Aug 31, 2015 | Kate Drezner

NACCHO President to Present at 2015 Amoeba Summit

NACCHO President Dr. Swannie Jett will present at the 2015 Amoeba Summit on September 11 from 7:30am to 2:30pm. The...

Aug 31, 2015 | Mary Hodges

Human Plague

Since the beginning of April, there have been 11 cases of human plague across six states and three deaths from the...

Aug 31, 2015 | Christina Baum

National Immunization Survey-Teen Shows Lagging HPV Vaccination Rates

On July 30, CDC released the results of the National Immunization Survey—Teen module, providing important information...

Aug 26, 2015 | Kate Heyer

Outbreak Communications Guide

The National Public Health Information Coalition has released the Outbreak Communications Guide to help public health...

Aug 25, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

“Vaccine” Releases Special Issue on Vaccine Hesitancy

On August 14, Vaccine released a special issue on vaccine hesitancy. The articles in this issue describe the current...

Aug 25, 2015 | Kate Drezner

Drinking Water Threatened by Blue-Green Algae, Study Finds

A report by scientists from Oregon State University and the University of North Carolina concludes that blooms of toxic...

Aug 25, 2015 | Katie Regan

Update on Partner Treatment for STIs

The Guttmacher Institute recently released a State Policy Brief on partner treatment for STIs which explores state...

Aug 24, 2015 | Alyssa Kitlas

Hepatitis Increasingly Goes along with Heroin Abuse

As reported by the Associated Press on August 19, public health agencies and drug treatment centers nationwide are...

Aug 24, 2015 | Hilary McQuie

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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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