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.

STD Awareness Month 2019: The State of STDs & the Importance of LHDs

Observed each April, STD Awareness Month serves to raise awareness about what sexually transmitted diseases/infections...

Apr 03, 2019 | Rebekah Horowitz

An Inside Look at NACCHO’s Vector Surveillance and Control Workshops

In response to the 2017 Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, NACCHO hosted two Vector Surveillance and Control Workshops...

Feb 27, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Show Your Support for Children’s Environmental Health

By the Children’s Environmental Health Committee of the American Public Health Association’s Environment Section Local...

Sep 12, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

Greener Guidance Advice Column: Harmful Algal Blooms

Note: This is the second edition of NACCHO’s new Greener Guidance environmental health advice column. To learn more and...

Sep 11, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

Webinar Recording: Rapid Syphilis Testing: Four LHD Experiences with Implementation

NACCHO recently hosted a webinar about the experiences of four local health departments implementing rapid syphilis...

Jun 20, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

Hepatitis Awareness Month 2018: Addressing Hepatitis A

By Meghan McGinty, PhD, MPH, MBA, Deputy Director of the Big Cities Health Coalition, and Michelle Cantu, MPH, Director...

May 14, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

Environmental Justice, Equity, and Community in Los Angeles County

By Cynthia Harding, MPH, Chief Deputy Director, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LACDPH); Angelo...

Apr 27, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

STD Awareness Month 2018: Impact of Budget Cuts on HIV, STI, and Viral Hepatitis Programs

Overview Local health departments (LHDs) play an important role in the prevention, care, and treatment of HIV, sexually...

Apr 13, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

STD Awareness Month 2018: Integrating Routine Chlamydia Screening into Primary Care Practices

By Jacky M. Jennings, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics; Director, Center for Child & Community...

Apr 06, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

World TB Day 2018: Leading the Charge at the Local Level  

Tuberculosis (TB) persists as a problem in the United States with 9,272 cases detected in 2016, according to CDC. To...

Mar 23, 2018 | Erin Laird

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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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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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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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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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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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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

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  • 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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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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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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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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