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

Ten Local Health Departments Share Their Strategies to Increase HPV Vaccination Rates

NACCHO’s human papillomavirus (HPV) prevention project supports local health departments as they identify and prepare...

Jul 20, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

National Immunization Awareness Month Resources

To help local health departments and other agencies promote childhood immunization during National Immunization...

Jul 17, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

CDC Releases 2016 Edition of the Yellow Book

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released the 2016 edition of CDC Health Information for...

Jul 17, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

Fact Sheet: The Urgency of Hepatitis C Screening for Baby Boomers

The National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable has released a new fact sheet about the urgency of hepatitis C screening for...

Jul 15, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

NPIN Campaigns Database Promotes Health Awareness

Would you like to increase visibility of your health prevention or awareness campaign? CDC’s National Prevention...

Jul 14, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

Preparing for the Growing Threat of Mosquito-Borne Illnesses

During the summer, mosquitoes can be a nuisance when trying to enjoy the warm weather. But with climate change and lack...

Jul 14, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

New CDC Vital Signs Report: Demographic and Substance Use Trends Among Heroin Users

CDC has released a new Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, “Vital Signs: Demographic and Substance Use Trends...

Jul 14, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

California Governor Signs Strict Law Requiring Vaccinations for Most Children

On June 30, California governor Jerry Brown signed legislation giving the state one of the toughest school vaccine laws...

Jul 14, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

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

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NACCHO and CFP Seeks New Recruits for the 2020-2022 Food...

NACCHO and CFP are seeking 10-15 state, local, tribal, and territorial health...

Oct 13, 2020 | Anu Varma (she/her)

NACCHO and CFP Seeks New Recruits for the 2020-2022 Food...

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NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners to Recognize...

NACCHO partners with Children’s Environmental Health Network for CEH Day 2020.

Sep 28, 2020 | Guest Author

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners to Recognize...

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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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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

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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