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

Surveillance for Waterborne Disease Outbreaks Associated with Drinking Water — United States, 2011–2012

The August CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report featured several articles about waterborne diseases, including...

Aug 19, 2015 | Kate Drezner

Addressing the Public Health Threat of Climate Change

August 3rd was an historic day for the health of the United States as the White House announced the Clean Power Plan to...

Aug 19, 2015 | Lisa Brown

Call for Tips on Working with Epi-Aid

Do you have experience working with Epi-Aid? NACCHO’s Epidemiology Workgroup would like to compile a document of...

Aug 19, 2015 | Christina Baum

NACCHO’s HPV Project Demonstration Site Highlighted for Prevention Efforts

In a Richmond Times-Dispatch article from August 9, Jim Farrell, who oversees the immunization division at the Virginia...

Aug 19, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

New HIA Funding Opportunity Available

Through support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Healthy Community Design...

Aug 19, 2015 | Bridget Kerner

Report Back from the National Sexual Health Conference

The World Health Organization defines sexual health as “a state of physical, emotional, mental, and social well-being...

Aug 18, 2015 | Alyssa Kitlas

CDC Publishes 2015–16 Influenza Vaccination Recommendations

CDC has published the 2015–16 influenza vaccination recommendations in the August 7 issue of the Morbidity and...

Aug 17, 2015 | Kate Drezner

National Environmental Health Association – Annual Educational Conference and Exhibition’s Food Safety and Defense Sessions

By Amy Chang, Program Analyst, Environmental Health, Pandemic Preparedness, and Catastrophic Response, NACCHO, and...

Aug 13, 2015 | Amy Chang

Model Practice Awardee Discusses Implementation of PrEP for HIV Prevention in a Health Department STD Clinic

At NACCHO Annual 2015, Hennepin County Public Health in Minneapolis was awarded a Model Practice Award for...

Aug 13, 2015 | Alyssa Kitlas

The National HIV/AIDS Strategy: Updated to 2020

On July 30, the White House Office of National HIV/AIDS Policy released its update to the National HIV/AIDS Strategy...

Aug 13, 2015 | Alyssa Kitlas

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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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