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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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

STD Clinics Contribute to Ending the HIV Epidemic in the United States

STD clinics play a key role in HIV diagnosis, prevention, care, and treatment.

May 28, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Key Questions: HIV and COVID-19

This analysis explores key questions around COVID-19 and HIV – what we know and what we are still learning.

May 28, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Research & Reports

CDC Releases New HIV Surveillance and Supplemental Surveillance Reports

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published three new reports using HIV surveillance data,...

May 28, 2021 | Julia Zigman, Guest Author

Hepatitis Testing Day
  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Hepatitis Testing Day

May 19th, Hepatitis Testing Day, gives us an opportunity to educate, raise awareness, and promote testing in hopes of...

May 19, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

National HIV Testing Day Theme Announcement

On June 27th each year, we observe National HIV Testing Day (NHTD) to emphasize and encourage HIV testing. This year,...

May 13, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Self-Testing: A Strategy to Improve Access to HIV, Viral Hepatitis, and STI Testing

APHL and NASTAD collaborated to develop this toolkit to help health departments, public health laboratories, and their...

May 13, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

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  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Hepatitis Awareness Month

May is Hepatitis Awareness Month, an opportunity to raise awareness about and recognize the impact of viral hepatitis...

May 03, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

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  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

One Year Later: COVID-19’s Impact on PrEP/PEP and Sexual Health Services

NCSD, in collaboration with NASTAD, examines the impact COVID-19 has had on PrEP/PEP and sexual health services,...

Apr 29, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

National Trans HIV Testing Day is April 18

CDC’s NHBS-Trans report found that 42% of transgender women surveyed in seven major US cities have HIV.

Apr 15, 2021 | Guest Author, Julia Zigman

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Research & Reports

Implementing Express STI Services: New Report and Clinic Guide from NACCHO's STI Express Initiative

New report and implementation guide from STI Express initiative.

Apr 12, 2021 | Julia Zigman

Partner Articles

  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Training

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

We are partnering with Climate for Health and ecoAmerica to offer an...

Jul 11, 2022 | Anu Varma

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Infectious Disease

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

This video series was developed from interviews with BLOC COVID funded sites to...

Jul 06, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson, Candice Young

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

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  • Webinar
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health

World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

This year’s theme for World Hand Hygiene Day on May 5 is focused on recognizing...

May 04, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Hazards & Health Effects

Multi-faceted EPA Research Addressing Threats to Public...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) researchers are working to...

Sep 27, 2021 | Guest Author

Multi-faceted EPA Research Addressing Threats to Public...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Water Quality

Responding to Per- And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in...

On August 12, 2021, NACCHO and AAAS’s EPI Center hosted a webinar on PFAS...

Aug 27, 2021 | Guest Author

Responding to Per- And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in...

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

NEHA-FDA RFFM Mentorship Program in partnership with the...

Applications for the program are now open from September 9 through November 15,...

Aug 03, 2021 | Guest Author

NEHA-FDA RFFM Mentorship Program in partnership with the...

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Accreditation & Quality Improvement
  • Opportunity
  • Performance Improvement

Improving Social Determinants of Health – Getting...

NACCHO is pleased to announced the release of three Request for Proposals to...

Feb 17, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

Improving Social Determinants of Health – Getting...

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  • Climate Change
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Policy

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners in Calling on the...

NACCHO joins leading public health organizations in signing a declaration...

Jan 27, 2021 | Anu Varma

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners in Calling on the...

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Water Quality

Purdue University’s New Water Systems Course Designed to...

Purdue is partnering with NACCHO to offer this online course at a discount for...

Dec 04, 2020 | Emily D'Angelo

Purdue University’s New Water Systems Course Designed to...

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  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

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

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

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  • Press Release
  • Climate Change
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

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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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Hazards & Health Effects

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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