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

HHS Transplant Update
  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Infectious Disease

HHS Announces New Organ Transplant Guidance

HHS recently published an updated solid organ transplant guideline to assess donors and monitor recipients for HIV,...

Jul 08, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Immunization
  • Infectious Disease
  • Recommendations

Prevention of Hepatitis A Virus Infection in the US: Recommendations of the ACIP

CDC, in collaboration with the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), published new recommendations for...

Jul 02, 2020 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

  • Vector Control

The Fight Against Tick-Borne Disease: How Partnering with Local Public Health Agencies can Help Protect Communities

Tick-borne diseases are increasingly threatening the health of people in the United States.

Jul 01, 2020 | Danielle Chatelain

  • Climate Change
  • Research & Reports

New Research Brief from Climate Central -"Seniors at Risk: Heat and Climate Change"

A new Climate Central report examines how heat and a warming climate endanger the health of an aging U.S. population, a...

Jul 01, 2020 | Anu Varma

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Global Health
  • Research & Reports

With Symposium and New Portal, NIEHS Makes it Easier to Learn How Climate Changes Health

On July 1, the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences will host its Fourth Annual Global Environmental...

Jun 29, 2020 | Guest Author

  • Webinar
  • Health & Disability
  • Opportunity

Grant Opportunity to Increase Disability Inclusion in the MAPP Process

With support from the National Center on Health, Physical Activity, and Disability (NCHPAD), NACCHO is pleased to...

Jun 26, 2020

Vaccine
  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Research & Reports

Report from the Field: The Impact of COVID-19 on Local Health Department Immunization Programs

LHD immunization programs are on the frontlines of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic serving as primary chief health...

Jun 26, 2020 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

NHTD
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Commemorate National HIV Testing Day by Knowing Your Status, Learning About Resources

Every year, National HIV Testing Day (NHTD) is observed on June 27 as a day to encourage people to get tested for HIV.

Jun 25, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Greater Than AIDS, with Support from Walgreens and Orasure Technologies, to Provide 10,000 Free In-Home HIV Tests to Community Partners

With in-person health services limited due to COVID-19, Greater Than AIDS and Walgreens today announced a new program...

Jun 25, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Presentation: Considerations for Incorporating Hepatitis B Vaccination in PrEP Protocols

Presentation on incorporating hepatitis B (HBV) vaccination in pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) protocols.

Jun 24, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Partner Articles

Wildfire
  • 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 (she/her)

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 (she/her)

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 (she/her)

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 (she/her)

Syringe Services Programs and the COVID-19 Pandemic:...

Ao U Diversity
  • 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 (she/her)

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 (she/her)

NCSD Releases STD Billing Toolkit

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

NCSD Webinar: At-Home HIV & STI Testing – The Lab...

Part 4 in a series of webinars discussing at-home HIV & STI testing at health...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

NCSD Webinar: At-Home HIV & STI Testing – The Lab...

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

Kaiser Family Foundation Releases Ending the HIV...

Kaiser Family Foundation has released two new resources related to the federal...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

Kaiser Family Foundation Releases Ending the HIV...

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