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

  • Vector Control

Join the First Annual Virtual Panhandle Mosquito Control Workshop

South Walton County Mosquito Control District (SWCMCD) is excited to be hosting the First Annual Virtual Panhandle...

Oct 23, 2020 | Anu Varma

  • Immunization
  • Recommendations

CDC Releases 2019 NIS-Child Vaccination Coverage by Age 24 Months Among Children Born in 2016 and 2017

On October 22, 2020, CDC released the results of the 2019 National Immunization Survey-Child (NIS-Child), which...

Oct 23, 2020 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

National Substance Abuse Prevention Month: Harm Reduction as Prevention

October is National Substance Abuse Prevention Month, an opportunity to acknowledge the impact of substance use in the...

Oct 22, 2020 | Shalesha Majors

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  • Webinar
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

NACCHO Webinar: Reverse the Cycle: A Model to Respond to Hospital-based Substance Use Disorder

Join NACCHO for a webinar that will explore how public health and hospital organizations are working together to...

Oct 22, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • COVID-19
  • Infectious Disease

Webinar: Antigen Testing for SARS-CoV-2 in Nursing Homes—Considerations for Local Public Health

NACCHO webinar on antigen testing for SARS-COV-2 in Nursing Homes, sharing guidance and information for local health...

Oct 21, 2020 | Christina Baum

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

Resources to "Stay Connected. Stay Healthy!" During COVID-19

In this new video series from Greater Than AIDS, Blossom Brown, Charles Pettiford and Michael Chancley talk about how...

Oct 21, 2020 | Shalesha Majors

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

HRSA Telehealth Learning Series: Telehealth and COVID-19

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) released an updated webinar recording on Telehealth and...

Oct 21, 2020 | Shalesha Majors

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

TelePrEP Planning Resources

Prime Health, in partnership with Washington University School of Medicine’s PrEP program, has developed a series of...

Oct 21, 2020 | Julia Zigman

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

Disease Intervention Specialists and Our Nation’s Response to Covid-19

National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) released a summary report that features information gathered from organized...

Oct 21, 2020 | Shalesha Majors

  • Vector Control

Join a Virtual Tick Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Special Session

The IPM Institute of North America’s Tick IPM Working Group, in collaboration with the TickEncounter Resource Center...

Oct 20, 2020

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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...

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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

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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  • 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

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

NCSD Releases STD Billing Toolkit

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