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

World Hepatitis Day: Recognizing the Role of Local Health Departments in Ending Hepatitis

Every day 4,000 people worldwide die from viral hepatitis, yet all of these deaths are preventable. With increased...

Jul 28, 2015 | Hilary McQuie

CDC Releases Report on Lyme Disease Expansion

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently reported that Lyme disease has significantly expanded in...

Jul 28, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

Get Involved with Flu Near You

Local health departments can start to prepare for next year’s flu season by registering for the Flu Near You...

Jul 27, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

The Boston Public Health Commission Shares Plans to Observe World Hepatitis Day

The Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC), together with public health organizations around the world, will observe...

Jul 27, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

FDA Releases Best Practices for FoodSHIELD

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) Partnership for Food Protection’s Surveillance, Response...

Jul 24, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

Study Suggests That Less Than 1% of Acute HCV Cases are Reported to the CDC

A new study published in Annals of Internal Medicine shows that less than 1% of acute cases of hepatitis C virus (HCV)...

Jul 24, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

New Research Shows That Meth Use May Account for 1 in 5 New HIV Infections in Seattle MSM

The National AIDS Treatment Advocacy Project released a conference report showing that methamphetamine (meth) use could...

Jul 23, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

50 State Compilation Available on Raw Milk Statutes

The Network for Public Health Law recently released a new raw milk resource, “50 State Compilation: Raw Milk...

Jul 22, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

The State of the National Vaccine Plan – 2014

On July 7, the National Vaccine Advisory Committee announced the release of the Annual Report of the State of the...

Jul 21, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

Supplemental Information and Guidance for Vaccination Providers Regarding Use of 9-valent HPV Vaccine

CDC has released supplemental information for providers about the 9-valent HPV vaccine. The document summarizes some of...

Jul 21, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

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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 (she/her)

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 (she/her)

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 (she/her)

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 (she/her)

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 (she/her)

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 (she/her)

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 (she/her)

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 (she/her)

Kaiser Family Foundation Releases Ending the HIV...

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