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

  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Opportunity
  • Research & Reports
  • Rural Health

Call for Papers: Physical Activity Promotion for Reducing Health Disparities in Rural Communities

Submit papers for a special issue of the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, focusing on...

Jul 22, 2020

  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

ONDCP Rural Community Toolbox for Opioid Use Disorder

Clearinghouse for funding, technical assistance, and other information from 16 Federal departments and agencies to...

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

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

Highlights: HIV Research Wrap-Up from AIDS 2020

Blog summarizing key findings from the 23rd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2020: Virtual).

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

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

AHEAD Dashboard: Indicators for Ending the HIV Epidemic (EHE)

New blog defines the six major indicators to be tracked by the upcoming AHEAD Dashboard, a data visualization tool to...

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

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  • Policy
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Older Adults Living and Thriving with HIV: New Policy Paper from AIDS United

New paper highlights priority areas for sustained, ongoing policy and advocacy on HIV and aging.

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

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

Article: The Roles of Incarceration and Police Discrimination in Psychological and HIV-Related Outcomes for Black Sexual Minority Men

Recent study examines how incarceration and police discrimination are associated with pressing health crises among...

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

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Funding Opportunity for RWHAP Part A: HIV Emergency Relief Grant

A new NOFO is available for the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part A HIV Emergency Relief Grant Program.

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

  • Tools & Resources
  • Hazards & Health Effects
  • Water Quality

New PFAS Treatment Options and Scientific References Added to Drinking Water Treatability Database

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced an update to its Drinking Water Treatability Database with...

Jul 17, 2020

  • 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
  • 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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