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

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Webinar: Proposed Limits on Public Health Authority: Dangerous for Public Health

Join this webinar on Tuesday, June 8, 2:00-3:00 pm ET.

Jun 03, 2021 | Beth Hess

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Podcast from Washington - Vaccinating the 12 - 15 year old population

Ian Goldstein talks with Dr. Ying Ying Goh, Director and Health Officer of the Pasadena Public Health Department.

Jun 01, 2021 | Ian Goldstein

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  • Antibiotic Resistance

New Resource: CDC Research Shows Antibiotic Prescribing Rates Decreased Across Various Healthcare Settings

Two recent CDC publications show antibiotic prescribing during the COVID-19 pandemic decreased across outpatient and...

Jun 01, 2021 | Kimberly Nalley

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

CDC Releases 2019 National Viral Hepatitis Surveillance Report

This week, the CDC released National Viral Hepatitis Surveillance Report – United States, 2019, its annual report...

May 28, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

A Pathway to Success on HCV Treatment and Elimination

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) continues to cause high mortality, with the rate of HCV-related deaths among American Indian...

May 28, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

HRSA Releases Building the HIV Workforce and Strengthening Engagement in Communities of Color (B-SEC) Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO): Applications Due July 6

Last week HRSA released the Building the HIV Workforce and Strengthening Engagement in Communities of Color (B-SEC)...

May 28, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

HRSA Announces $50 Million in Funding to Optimize Use of Virtual Care in Health Centers

HRSA announced the availability of up to $50 million for HRSA-funded health centers to further efforts to advance...

May 28, 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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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Hepatitis Awareness Month: Recognizing HIV and Hepatitis C Coinfection

HRSA’s HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB) has developed several resources to help health care providers treating people who have or...

May 28, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

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

CDC Updates Information on COVID-19 and People with Substance Use Disorder: Highlights Value of Vaccination

Health officials have released an update that individuals with substance use disorders (SUD) are at a heightened risk...

May 28, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

Partner Articles

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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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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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  • 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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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...

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  • Climate Change
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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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  • 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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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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