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

CDC Releases the National Immunization Survey-Teen Results 2014

On July 30, CDC announced the results of the 2014 National Immunization Survey-Teen (NIS-Teen). Although the NIS-Teen...

Aug 12, 2015 | Kate Drezner

What is your local health department doing for National Immunization Awareness Month?

Let us know in the comments below.

Aug 11, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

New Job Opportunity: Senior Associate, Health Impact Project

The Health Impact Project at Pew Charitable Trusts seeks a senior associate to assist with efforts that promote and...

Aug 11, 2015 | Bridget Kerner

New CDC HPV-9 Guidance

CDC has released new guidance for issues related to transitioning from quadrivalent HPV vaccine to the 9-valent HPV...

Aug 11, 2015 | Kate Drezner

Resources Available in Anticipation of Flu Season

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, flu season can begin as early as October. With flu season...

Aug 11, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

NACCHO’s Vaccine Confidence Initiative: A Report from the NACCHO Annual Workshop

Recent outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases and an increase in vaccine hesitancy in regions of the United States...

Aug 10, 2015 | Kate Drezner

FDA Proposes New Food Label That Includes Details on “Added Sugars”

According to an article by The Washington Post, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on July 24 expanded upon...

Aug 07, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

National Water Quality Month: A Reminder to Enhance Water Safety and Sustainability Efforts

National Water Quality Month in August serves as an important reminder for local health departments to reflect on the...

Aug 06, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

NACCHO Weighs in on the Immediate Steps to Fight Super Bugs

NACCHO’s Executive Director Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck provided a local perspective about the challenges of fighting super...

Aug 04, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

New CDC Vital Signs Report Shares How to Make Healthcare Safer by Stopping the Spread of Antibiotic Resistance

On August 4, CDC released a new Vital Signs report highlighting how to stop the spread of antibiotic resistance. The...

Aug 04, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

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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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CDC Publishes New Data from Medical Monitoring Project

New CDC report reflecting needs and experiences of adults with diagnosed HIV.

Jun 10, 2020

CDC Publishes New Data from Medical Monitoring Project

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All of Us Research: Engaging the LGBTQ+ Community to...

Historically, medical research has failed to ethically and rigorously include...

Jun 02, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

All of Us Research: Engaging the LGBTQ+ Community to...

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