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

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

40 Years of Progress – It’s Time to End the HIV Epidemic

This June 5th, the world will mark 40 years since the first five cases of what later became known as AIDS were...

May 28, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Meeting the Needs of People Aging with HIV on the Path to Ending the HIV Epidemic

More than half of people living with HIV in the United States are aged 50 or older, and a growing number of people are...

May 28, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

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Lead Hazard Control: HiAP + Lead Collaborative Grantees Work Toward Enhanced Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention

In 2021, NACCHO and NCHH worked with teams in Boston, Cleveland, and Milwaukee and developed Stories from the Field...

May 28, 2021 | Angana Roy

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Policy

Policy Brief: Urgent Action Is Needed in 2021 to End HIV in the United States

The O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University has published three new briefs as...

May 28, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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

Key Questions: HIV and COVID-19

This analysis explores key questions around COVID-19 and HIV – what we know and what we are still learning.

May 28, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Decreases in Hepatitis C Testing and Treatment During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic caused major decreases in hepatitis C virus testing and treatment, hindering efforts to meet WHO...

May 28, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Screening in the U.S.

A new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine found that COVID-19 caused a significant reduction in...

May 28, 2021 | Julia Zigman, Guest Author

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

NACCHO 360 Session Highlight: The Future of Local Health Department HIV, STI, Hepatitis & Harm Reduction Programs

The 2021 NACCHO 360 conference will offer loads of sharing sessions with topics ranging from climate change and...

May 28, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

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

CDC Releases New HIV Surveillance and Supplemental Surveillance Reports

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published three new reports using HIV surveillance data,...

May 28, 2021 | Julia Zigman, Guest Author

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  • Workforce Development

NACCHO Member Testifies Before Congressional Committee

NACCHO member Dr. Karen Shelton testified before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and...

May 27, 2021 | Cameron Etessami

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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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  • Climate Change
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
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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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  • COVID-19
  • 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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  • 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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