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 Delays Implementation of Menu Calorie Count Rules

Implementation of a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requirement that chain restaurants, grocery stores, and...

Jul 10, 2015 | Katie Regan

FDA Releases Supplement to the 2013 Food Code

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a Supplement to the 2013 Food Code, a model for retail food regulations...

Jul 08, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

New Study Summarizes Financial Impact of Environmental Health Conditions on California Children

The California Environmental Health Tracking Program and Public Health Institute released a new report, “Costs of...

Jul 07, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

NACCHO Staff Author Article about Arboviral Surveillance

NACCHO staff authored the article “Assessment of Arbovirus Surveillance 13 Years after Introduction of West Nile...

Jul 07, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

How can local health departments address the health effects of climate change in their communities?

Let us know in the comments below.

Jul 06, 2015 | Katie Regan

How is Your Local Health Department Preparing for Infectious Diseases Like MERS-COV and Avian Influenza?

Let us know in the comments section below.

Jul 02, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

View NACCHO’s New Local Health Departments and Hepatitis C Educational Series

NACCHO has released Module 1 of its new Local Health Departments and Hepatitis C educational series. Hepatitis C virus...

Jun 30, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

Needle-Exchange Programs Could Prevent HIV Outbreaks, Experts Say in New England Journal of Medicine Article

In a June 24 New England Journal of Medicine article, Dr. Chris Beyrer, professor at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School...

Jun 30, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

Raw Milk-Associated Outbreaks: Lessons Learned from Past Events

The number of states legalizing the sale of raw milk is on the rise—and so is the number of raw milk-related outbreaks....

Jun 29, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

View NACCHO’s Guide to HPV Resources for Local Health Departments and Policy Statement

NACCHO has released the Guide to HPV Resources for Local Health Departments to assist local health departments with...

Jun 29, 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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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

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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