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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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Podcast: World Immunization Week with CDC’s Dr. William Schluter and NACCHO CEO Lori Tremmel Freeman

In this episode from the NACCHO Podcast Series, Ian Goldstein is joined by NACCHO CEO Lori Tremmel Freeman to discuss...

Apr 16, 2020
By Kim Rodgers

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Infectious Disease

Disappearing Public Toilets During COVID-19 – Risk for Hepatitis A Outbreaks?

The Network for Public Health Law recently published a blog, Disappearing Public Toilets, Public Health and the...

May 13, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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

New Report: COVID-19 and the State of the STD Field

The National Coalition of STD Directors released a new report on the impact of COVID-19 response on the STD field.

May 13, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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

CDC Releases New Reports with HIV Surveillance Data

CDC recently published two new report, as well as an AtlasPlus update, on HIV infections, incidence, and prevalence in...

May 13, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • Immunization
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Research & Reports

MMWR - Effects of COVID-19 on Routine Pediatric Vaccination

Data from two CDC systems – the Vaccines for Children Program (VFC) provider ordering data and the Vaccine Safety...

May 11, 2020 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

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  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease
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  • Opportunity

CARES Act Funding Now Available for ELC Jurisdictions

On April 23, HHS announced that CDC is awarding $631 million from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security...

May 08, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
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Seeking Feedback: At-Home HIV & STI Testing at LHDs

The COVID-19 pandemic has proven that a variety of strategies are needed to ensure HIV, STI, and hepatitis prevention,...

May 08, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Recommendations

CDC: HIV Self Testing Guidance

CDC has released a Dear Colleague letter supporting the implementation of HIV self-testing programs at health...

May 06, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease

CDC: COVID-19 Contact Tracing Training Guidance and Resources

New resource from CDC includes a sample training plan, including training topics, that may be useful for state and...

May 06, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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

Howard Brown Health: Telehealth Resources for Providing HIV/STI Services

Howard Brown Health has launched new initiatives to provide HIV/STI services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 06, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Recommendations

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services: Guidance for Use of EPT During COVID-19

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services issued a Dear Colleague letter expanding recommendations for the...

May 06, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • Health Equity & Social Justice

All of Us Research: Engaging the LGBTQ+ Community to...

Historically, medical research has failed to ethically and rigorously include...

Jun 02, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

All of Us Research: Engaging the LGBTQ+ Community to...

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  • COVID-19
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Recommendations

Health Equity Principles for State and Local Leaders in...

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released five principles as a compass to point...

May 28, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Health Equity Principles for State and Local Leaders in...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease
  • Training

Contract Tracing Resources for COVID-19 Response

To support local health departments in contact tracing workforce development...

May 20, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Contract Tracing Resources for COVID-19 Response

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  • Policy

New Tool: COVID-19 Local Action Tracker

The National League of Cities and Bloomberg Philanthropies have teamed up to...

May 20, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

New Tool: COVID-19 Local Action Tracker

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  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Infectious Disease
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Webinar Series: Health Equity and Social Solidarity in...

County Health Rankings & Roadmaps is introducing a new webinar series, “Health...

May 20, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Webinar Series: Health Equity and Social Solidarity in...

  • Press Release
  • Infectious Disease

NACCHO Launches New COVID-19 Data Lab

Accurate, timely, and localized data are vital resources for local health...

Apr 22, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

NACCHO Launches New COVID-19 Data Lab

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

CDC Factsheet: What You Can Do If You Are at Higher Risk...

This consumer fact sheet offers information for those at higher risk of severe...

Apr 22, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

CDC Factsheet: What You Can Do If You Are at Higher Risk...

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Infectious Disease

NBC Highlights Role of DIS in the COVID-19 Response 

On Sunday, April 19, NBC Nightly News highlighted the important work of DIS and...

Apr 22, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

NBC Highlights Role of DIS in the COVID-19 Response 

  • Infectious Disease
  • Research & Reports

Brief: The Projected Economic Impact of the COVID-19...

The current pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is exacting heavy...

Apr 16, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Brief: The Projected Economic Impact of the COVID-19...

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

Texas DSHS: Guidance and Priorities for DIS During...

Texas Department of State Health Services released guidance for HIV/STD Public...

Apr 15, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Texas DSHS: Guidance and Priorities for DIS During...

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Community-based Approaches to Reducing STDs Community...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a new toolkit...

Apr 15, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Community-based Approaches to Reducing STDs Community...

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  • Climate Change
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Framing the Health Aspects of Climate Change

Health departments have an opportunity to increase public awareness about...

Apr 09, 2020 | Andrea Grenadier

Framing the Health Aspects of Climate Change

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