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.

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

CDC/NCSD Quarterly National Internet Partner Services (NIPS) Call

Disease Intervention Specialists (DIS) serve as a cornerstone of the STD field by playing a critical role in reporting...

Jun 11, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

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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

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

Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Screening in the U.S.

A new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine found that COVID-19 caused a significant reduction in...

May 28, 2021 | Julia Zigman, Guest Author

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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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  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Congenital Syphilis on the Rise; 1,870 Cases are Up 279% from 2015

Congenital syphilis (CS) is a disease that occurs when a pregnant person with syphilis passes the infection on to the...

Apr 16, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

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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

STD Roadmap
  • Tools & Resources
  • Access to Care
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Infectious Disease

The STD QCS Planning Toolkit: Easy to Use, Helpful to Utilize

NACCHO, in partnership with CDC, has released the STD QCS Planning Toolkit, a marvelous and easy-to-use assessment tool...

Apr 12, 2021 | Guest Author, Barbara Wilgus, MSN, CRNP, Program Administrator, STD/HIV Prevention Training Center at Johns Hopkins

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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

ST Ds rise for 6th consecutive year
  • Behavioral Health
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Infectious Disease
  • Research & Reports

Reported STDs in the U.S. Reach All-Time High for Sixth Consecutive Year

More than 2.5 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis were reported in 2019.

Apr 09, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

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

What Does the NASEM Report Recommend for Local Health Departments?

On March 24, 2021, the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine released their report, “STIs: Adopting...

Apr 09, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

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
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health

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

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...

Wildfire
  • 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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