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

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

New HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau Funding Opportunities Support Innovative Health Interventions and Data Capacity Building

The Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) HIV/AIDS Bureau has released three new Notices of Funding...

Feb 04, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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

HIV Research for Prevention Conference Presents Important Research Insights Across a Range of New Options

At a press conference hosted by the HIV Research for Prevention (HIV R4P) conference, research teams presented a range...

Feb 04, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

CDC Releases Notice of Funding Opportunity for HIV Communications

The NOFO PS21-2104: Partnering and Communicating Together seeks to engage strategic partners from across a variety of...

Feb 04, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

HIV Prevention in the United States: Mobilizing to End the Epidemic (CDC Bluebook)

CDC's Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention published a new resource designed to help partners better understand and...

Feb 04, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Fact Sheet: Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Testing: More Than Just Genitals

A new fact sheet from NACCHO and the National Coalition for Sexual Health describes who should get tested for chlamydia...

Feb 04, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2021: We’re In This Together

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD), observed annually on February 7, is a chance to get more involved in...

Feb 04, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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

Join NACCHO’s RIM Advisory Group

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), in partnership with the National Resource Center...

Feb 04, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

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

National Assessment of COVID-19 Impact on TB Programs: LHD Participants Needed

The National Tuberculosis Controllers Association (NTCA) is seeking LHD participants for national assessment of the...

Feb 04, 2021 | Guest Author

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

Study: Poorer COVID-19 Outcomes Among Persons Living With HIV

Persons living with an HIV diagnosis experienced poorer COVID-related outcomes (principally, higher rates of severe...

Feb 04, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Fact Sheet: Centering Sex Workers in Harm Reduction Programming

This fact sheet from NASTAD and Reframe Health and Justice outlines five core competencies for service providers that...

Feb 04, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

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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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  • 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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  • COVID-19
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  • 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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  • 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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