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

  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

RFP: Action Planning Facilitation Consultant for the Building Community Resilience through Maternal Child Health and Emergency Preparedness and Response Collaboration Project

NACCHO is seeking a qualified consultant to develop and facilitate action planning meetings for the Building Community...

Feb 18, 2021 | Hitomi Abe

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  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

Trends and Geographic Patterns in Drug and Synthetic Opioid Overdose Deaths — United States, 2013–2019

A new CDC report demonstrates significant increases in deaths involving synthetic opioids other than methadone,...

Feb 18, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Open Call for Historical Content 

OURStory is a historical account celebrating the contributions that American Indians, Alaska Natives and Native...

Feb 18, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

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

Big Ideas in Brief on HIV Telehealth and Supporting HIV Programs through COVID-19 and Beyond

Two new one-pagers are available from the O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law about sustaining HIV...

Feb 18, 2021 | Julia Zigman

LGBTQ Inclusive Care
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Resource: Using Affirming Language with LGBTQIA+ Patients

This resource offers guidance on asking patients about their gender identity and sexual orientation, taking a social or...

Feb 18, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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

New CDC People with HIV and COVID-19 Fact Sheet

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently updated a fact sheet about what people with HIV should...

Feb 18, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Best Practices: Interventions for PrEP

A new chapter on best practices for PrEP interventions is now included the CDC’s Prevention Research Synthesis...

Feb 18, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

SAMHSA Releases HIV Prevention Tool for People Living with SUD or Mental Illness

The HHS Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) released Prevention and Treatment of HIV...

Feb 18, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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

HRSA Publishes Journal Articles Demonstrating the Cost-Effectiveness of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program in the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) published a...

Feb 18, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

CDC Releases New HIV Prevention Resources from the Let’s Stop HIV Together Campaign

CDC’s Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention (DHAP) released the newest prevention resources from the Let’s Stop HIV Together...

Feb 18, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

Partner Articles

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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...

Water Fountain
  • 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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  • 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

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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  • 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

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

Syringe Services Programs and the COVID-19 Pandemic:...

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