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

Vaccine
  • Tools & Resources
  • Immunization
  • Influenza

Influenza (Flu) Season 2020-2021: The Importance of Influenza Vaccination During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Though the timing and duration varies, October often marks the start of influenza (flu) season in the United States. To...

Oct 14, 2020 | Leah Stern

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Observing National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day

National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD) is observed each year on October 15 to increase awareness of the impact of...

Oct 13, 2020 | Julia Zigman

  • Funding Opportunity
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Funding Opportunity: Piloting Self-Specimen Collection Outside of Clinical Settings Using a Telemedicine Model for Testing for Gonorrhea & Chlamydia

Application deadline November 25, 2020.

Oct 13, 2020 | Shalesha Majors

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Antibiotic Resistance

HHS Releases National Action Plan for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria (CARB), 2020-2025

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released the next National Action Plan for Combating...

Oct 09, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Climate Change
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Heat Rise Alert: Local Health Worker Interventions are Needed to Protect Pregnant People

Pregnant people have been largely invisible in efforts to better manage harm to human health from the increasing number...

Oct 08, 2020 | Guest Author

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  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

Funding Opportunity: Innovative Harm Reduction Strategies During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The National Council for Behavioral Health (National Council), with support from the Centers for Disease Control and...

Oct 07, 2020 | Julia Zigman

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

Harm Reduction Listening Session: Request for Participants

The Department of Justice and CDC are collaborating to strengthen partnerships between public health and public safety...

Oct 07, 2020 | Julia Zigman

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

Call for Papers on COVID-19 and Public Health Practice

Public Health Reports, a peer-reviewed journal of public health research and practice, has issued a call for papers...

Oct 07, 2020 | Shalesha Majors

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  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Injury and Violence Prevention

CDC Health Advisory: Recent HIV Clusters and Outbreaks Across the United States Among People Who Inject Drugs and Considerations During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The CDC issued a health advisory on October 5th to alert public health departments and healthcare providers to the...

Oct 07, 2020 | Julia Zigman

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Immunization

NASEM Releases the Framework for Equitable Allocation of COVID-19 Vaccine

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine recently released a consensus study recommending a...

Oct 06, 2020 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

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  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

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
  • 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

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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  • 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

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

NCSD Releases STD Billing Toolkit

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