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.

Learning and Growing Skills for Disease Intervention Specialists, the Frontline Fighters of STD Epidemics

As part of NACCHO’s efforts to support Disease Intervention Specialists (DIS), which have included participation in the...

Apr 03, 2019 | Rebekah Horowitz

CDC Dear Colleague Letter: How to Stop Congenital Syphilis Surge

In this Dear Colleague letter from Laura Bachmann, Chief Medical Officer, Division of Sexually Transmitted Diseases...

Feb 21, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

CDC Report: Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance, 2017

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released the Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance, 2017...

Sep 25, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

Updated Recommendation: Screening for Syphilis in Pregnant Women

The US Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) published updated recommendations for “Screening for Syphilis...

Sep 19, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

CDC: Prenatal Syphilis Screening

The number of reported cases of congenital syphilis (CS) has increased every year since 2012, and from 2012 to 2016,...

Aug 14, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

Funding Opportunity: Strengthening STD Prevention and Control for Health Departments

Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Division of STD Prevention (DSTDP) issued a...

May 01, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

STD Awareness Month 2018: BCHC Activities to Address Vast Increases in STDs

This blog post was written by Chrissie Juliano, Director, Big Cities Health Coalition (BCHC), and originally posted on...

Apr 30, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

STD Awareness Month 2018: Impact of Budget Cuts on HIV, STI, and Viral Hepatitis Programs

Overview Local health departments (LHDs) play an important role in the prevention, care, and treatment of HIV, sexually...

Apr 13, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

Two Local Health Departments Awarded Funding to Fight Congenital Syphilis

The below information was originally included within a “Dear Colleague” letter from the Centers for Disease...

Nov 07, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

Commentary: CDC’s 2016 STD Surveillance Report

Increasing STD rates highlight the need to work together, commit to doing what we know works, and develop new tools and...

Sep 26, 2017 | Gretchen Weiss

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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

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

Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

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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  • 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

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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