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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Podcast: World Immunization Week with CDC’s Dr. William Schluter and NACCHO CEO Lori Tremmel Freeman

In this episode from the NACCHO Podcast Series, Ian Goldstein is joined by NACCHO CEO Lori Tremmel Freeman to discuss...

Apr 16, 2020
By Kim Rodgers

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Dear Colleague Letter: CDC Guidance on PrEP During COVID-19

CDC has issued a Dear Colleague letter that provides guidance regarding the provision of pre-exposure prophylaxis...

May 20, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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

Webinar Recording: More to Cover: At Home HIV/STD Testing in the COVID-19 Landscape

A recording is now available for the National Coalition of STD Directors' recent webinar on at-home HIV/STD Testing in...

May 20, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • Webinar
  • Infectious Disease
  • Informatics
  • Opportunity

Mini Series: Best Practices in Adoption of Telehealth: COVID-19 and Beyond

Project ECHO is hosting a virtual mini-series, "Best Practices in Adoption of Telehealth: COVID-19 and Beyond" on using...

May 20, 2020 | Kat Kelley

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  • Research & Reports

FAIR Health Report: Illuminating the Impact of COVID-19 on Hospitals and Health Systems

FAIR Health has released a new COVID-19 brief to explore the impact of COVID-19 on hospitals and health systems.

May 20, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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

Prioritizing STI, HIV, and Viral Hepatitis Services During COVID-19 Response

As health departments pivot to work on COVID-19 response, there is a need to consider how to prioritize the work that...

May 19, 2020 | Rebekah Horowitz

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  • Communications & Public Relations
  • Opportunity

We've Launched a New Blog Site to Highlight Resources and Opportunities

For the past year, NACCHO has been collecting feedback from members to design and deploy a new blog website to combine...

May 19, 2020 | Angie McPherson

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  • Informatics

CDC Partnering with Esri to Build & Enhance States' COVID-19 Data Dashboards

On May 13, CDC announced a new partnership with the Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. (Esri) that will...

May 18, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • Press Release
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Infectious Disease
  • Research & Reports

Infographic: Role of Local Health Departments in Addressing Healthcare-Associated Infections and Antibiotic Resistance

On May 18, NACCHO released high-level results of its 2019 Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) and Antibiotic...

May 18, 2020 | Erin Laird

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Newly Released: WPSI Well-Woman Chart 2020 Update

The Women’s Preventive Services Initiative (WPSI) has released the 2020 update to the Recommendations for Well-Woman...

May 15, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • Health & Disability

Inclusive Data for a Healthy Community

Local health departments strive to create communities that are healthy places for everyone to work, live, and play. To...

May 14, 2020 | Jay Schulz

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  • Webinar
  • Health Equity & Social Justice

All of Us Research: Engaging the LGBTQ+ Community to...

Historically, medical research has failed to ethically and rigorously include...

Jun 02, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

All of Us Research: Engaging the LGBTQ+ Community to...

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  • COVID-19
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Recommendations

Health Equity Principles for State and Local Leaders in...

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released five principles as a compass to point...

May 28, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Health Equity Principles for State and Local Leaders in...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease
  • Training

Contract Tracing Resources for COVID-19 Response

To support local health departments in contact tracing workforce development...

May 20, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Contract Tracing Resources for COVID-19 Response

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Policy

New Tool: COVID-19 Local Action Tracker

The National League of Cities and Bloomberg Philanthropies have teamed up to...

May 20, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

New Tool: COVID-19 Local Action Tracker

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  • Webinar
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Infectious Disease
  • Training

Webinar Series: Health Equity and Social Solidarity in...

County Health Rankings & Roadmaps is introducing a new webinar series, “Health...

May 20, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Webinar Series: Health Equity and Social Solidarity in...

  • Press Release
  • Infectious Disease

NACCHO Launches New COVID-19 Data Lab

Accurate, timely, and localized data are vital resources for local health...

Apr 22, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

NACCHO Launches New COVID-19 Data Lab

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

CDC Factsheet: What You Can Do If You Are at Higher Risk...

This consumer fact sheet offers information for those at higher risk of severe...

Apr 22, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

CDC Factsheet: What You Can Do If You Are at Higher Risk...

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Infectious Disease

NBC Highlights Role of DIS in the COVID-19 Response 

On Sunday, April 19, NBC Nightly News highlighted the important work of DIS and...

Apr 22, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

NBC Highlights Role of DIS in the COVID-19 Response 

  • Infectious Disease
  • Research & Reports

Brief: The Projected Economic Impact of the COVID-19...

The current pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is exacting heavy...

Apr 16, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Brief: The Projected Economic Impact of the COVID-19...

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

Texas DSHS: Guidance and Priorities for DIS During...

Texas Department of State Health Services released guidance for HIV/STD Public...

Apr 15, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Texas DSHS: Guidance and Priorities for DIS During...

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

Community-based Approaches to Reducing STDs Community...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a new toolkit...

Apr 15, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Community-based Approaches to Reducing STDs Community...

  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Communications & Public Relations

Framing the Health Aspects of Climate Change

Health departments have an opportunity to increase public awareness about...

Apr 09, 2020 | Andrea Grenadier

Framing the Health Aspects of Climate Change

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