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

Supporting Hepatitis C Testing, Care, and Treatment at the Local Level

See the importance of local health departments in hepatitis C testing and linkage to care in a time of new treatment...

Jul 13, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

Three New Reports Offer Recommendations for Updating the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program

The O’Neill Institute for National & Global Health Law at Georgetown University Law Center has released series of...

Jul 13, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

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

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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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