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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

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Opportunity

HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau Announces Five Notices of Funding Opportunity

HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau has announced five notices of funding opportunity (NOFOs) that will focus on HIV stigma reduction,...

Apr 29, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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

MMWR: HIV Outbreak Among People Who Inject Drugs in West Virginia

This new MMWR discusses an HIV outbreak among people who inject drugs in Cabell County, WV, and highlights the West...

Apr 29, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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

MMWR: Clinical Considerations for Use of PrEP Among Adolescents

CDC published a new analysis in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) that details key clinical considerations...

Apr 29, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Epidemiology
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Infectious Disease
  • Training

Making Contact: A Training for COVID-19 Contact Tracing

ASTHO and NCSD launched this free, introductory, online course for entry-level COVID-19 contact tracers planning to...

Apr 29, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

NYC Health Releases Guidance for STI Treatment During COVID-19 Crisis

NYC Health has released new guidance and resources regarding STI treatment during the COVID-19 crisis.

Apr 29, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Infectious Disease

CDC: COVID-19 Contact Tracing Training Guidance and Resources

CDC has released a new resource, COVID-19 Contact Tracing Training Guidance and Resources.

Apr 29, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
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Guidance for Sexual Health Clinics on Decreasing In-Person Visits  

Public Health – Seattle & King County (PHSKC) has released new guidance for sexual health clinics on reducing...

Apr 22, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Infectious Disease

CDC Guidance on Prioritizing Non-COVID-19 Public Health Activities

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released Interim CDC Guidance on Handling Non-COVID-19 Public Health...

Apr 21, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • Immunization
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Power to Protect: National Infant Immunization Week

National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is observed each April to remind communities of the importance of...

Apr 17, 2020 | Amy Frandsen

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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 | Kim Rodgers

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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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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
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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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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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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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  • 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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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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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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