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.

  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

Report: COVID-19 Could Lead to a Surge in Overdose Deaths

A recent article in Hep Magazine warns that the COVID-19 pandemic could worsen a rise in overdose deaths.

Jul 29, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

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

Report: The Impact of COVID-19 on Hepatitis Elimination

The World Hepatitis Alliance published the findings of a global survey to assess the effects of the COVID-19 crisis on...

Jul 29, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

  • COVID-19
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease

NACCHO Joins CDC's Project Firstline to Improve Local Infection Prevention and Control

NACCHO is part of a collaborative of diverse healthcare and public health partners funded to support CDC's Project...

Jul 28, 2020 | Christina Baum

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Immunization
  • Infectious Disease

The Public’s Role in COVID-19 Vaccination: Recommendations to Enhance Trust, Acceptance, and Uptake

The Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security’s newly released report recommends ways to advance public understanding...

Jul 24, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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

New Survey Shows Many Ceased PrEP During COVID-19 Pandemic Despite Provider Recommendations

New survey finds approximately one-third of respondents using pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to prevent HIV stopped...

Jul 15, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

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

Article: The Potential Impact and Availability of Sexual Health Services During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Recent provider survey finds significant decrease in sexual health services during COVID-19.

Jul 15, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

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

NCSH Releases Updated COVID-19 and Sexual Health Factsheets

NSCH shares updated COVID-19 and Sexual Health factsheets on accessing sexual health services during COVID-19.

Jul 15, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

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

New Resources on Sex and COVID-19

The National Coalition of STD Directors and the National Alliance of State & Territorial AIDS Directors have released...

Jul 15, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

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

Kaiser Family Foundation: Reduction in Sexual and Reproductive Health Services During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Kaiser Family Foundation released a new issue brief, Potential Impacts of Delaying “Non-Essential” Reproductive...

Jul 08, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Research & Reports

Report from the Field: The Impact of COVID-19 on Local Health Department Immunization Programs

LHD immunization programs are on the frontlines of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic serving as primary chief health...

Jun 26, 2020 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

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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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  • Tools & Resources
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Parks

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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  • Tools & Resources

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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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

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 –...

  • 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 (she/her)

Apply Now: DIS Scholarships for STD Engage 2020...

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

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

  • COVID-19
  • 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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  • Community Engagement
  • Informatics
  • Opportunity

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

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

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

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...

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

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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