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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

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

HIV Care and Coronavirus (COVID-19): Info and HHS/CDC Recommendations for HIV/AIDS Clinicians

TheBodyPro has developed a repository of information about the intersection of HIV and COVID-19.

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

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

Interim Guidance for Use of Pooling Procedures in SARS-CoV-2 Diagnostic, Screening, and Surveillance Testing

The CDC recently released interim guidance for use of pooled testing for COVID-19 screening. Pooled testing, which has...

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

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

Fact Sheet: How Can LGBTQ+ Youth Navigate COVID-19?

The National Coalition for Sexual Health and GLSEN released a new fact sheet, How Can LGBTQ+ Youth Navigate COVID-19?

Jul 29, 2020 | Kat Kelley

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

WHO Says COVID-19 Threatens Gains on Hepatitis, Releases New Guidelines for Mother-to-Child Transmission of HBV

WHO released new guidelines for preventing mother-to-child transmission of Hepatitis B, warning that the COVID-19...

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

  • 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)

  • Tools & Resources
  • Health & Disability

Recognizing Intersectionality and Unpacking Unconscious Bias

Public health and health policy experts agree it is imperative to identify and address health disparities and health...

Jul 28, 2020 | Kimberly Aguillard

  • 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

  • Webinar
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Workshop: Ending the HIV Epidemic and Ryan White Part A: How Can a Strengthened Partnership between the CAEAR Coalition and NACCHO Help Jurisdictions?

Join us for an upcoming workshop on Ending the HIV Epidemic and Ryan White Part A: How Can a Strengthened Partnership...

Jul 22, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

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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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  • 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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  • Informatics
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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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