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

FDA Approves 9-Valent HPV Vaccine for Males 16-26

The FDA approved use of the 9vHPV vaccine for males aged 16-26 years, extending the previous indication that was for...

Dec 17, 2015 | Alyssa Kitlas

Know the Facts First Educational Campaign Launched

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office on Women’s Health, the National Coalition of STD...

Dec 16, 2015 | Alyssa Kitlas

New Rapid Syphilis Testing Resources Available on NCSD Website

The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) has added rapid syphilis testing (RST) resources to its website at...

Dec 16, 2015 | Alyssa Kitlas

New Integrated Food Safety Centers of Excellence Regions

The Integrated Food Safety Centers of Excellence have developed geographic regions to better provide tools and...

Dec 15, 2015 | Katie Regan

New Materials on Reimbursement for Female Condoms

The National Coalition of STD Directors and the National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association released...

Dec 15, 2015 | Alyssa Kitlas

CDC Analysis Shows National Trends in HIV Diagnosis from 2005-2014

The CDC released a new national analysis that showed an almost 20% decline in HIV diagnoses in the United States from...

Dec 14, 2015 | Alyssa Kitlas

Latest CDC Act Against AIDS Initiative: Doing It

The CDC launched its latest communications campaign, Doing It, a new national bilingual campaign that emphasizes the...

Dec 11, 2015 | Alyssa Kitlas

NACCHO Funds Ten Local Health Departments to Identify Strategies to Increase HPV Vaccination Rates

NACCHO awarded ten local health departments funding to identify strategies and develop an action plan to improve...

Dec 11, 2015 | Kate Drezner

Protect Yourself While Pregnant: Food Safety Resources for Local Health Departments

By Brittany C. Woodland, Congressional and Public Affairs Specialist, Food Safety and Inspection Service, U.S....

Dec 10, 2015 | Guest Author

New Study Links Childhood Lead Exposure to Sleep Problems

A new research study from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing shows that lead exposure in early childhood...

Dec 08, 2015 | Katie Regan

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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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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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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 –...

  • 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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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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  • 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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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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