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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

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Water Quality

EPA’s EnviroAtlas Helps Communities and Citizens Make the Eco-Health Connection

The environment contributes to human health and well-being through benefits including clean water, clean air, and...

Apr 16, 2020 | Guest Author

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Recommendations

CDC Recommends HCV Testing for All U.S. Adults

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new recommendations for Hepatitis C virus (HCV) screening...

Apr 15, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

CDC Releases Know More Hepatitis Campaign

Over the past decade, the annual rate of reported acute hepatitis C cases tripled in the U.S, and the disease burden...

Apr 15, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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

HHS Launches Syringe Services Programs Resource Webpage

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) launched a new webpage dedicated to providing useful and timely...

Apr 15, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

STD Awareness Week 2020: Rural STD Clinic Opens—Bucking the Trend—to Bring Services to Their Community

New data from FAIR Health found that diagnoses of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) were up 98% in rural areas...

Apr 15, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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Funding Opportunity: Strengthening Environmental Health Capacity (EHC)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently announced a new Environmental Health Capacity (EHC) funding...

Apr 13, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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

STD Awareness Week 2020: LHD Efforts to Implement & Promote Extragenital Testing

Across the United States, rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are on the rise. Local health departments...

Apr 13, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

LHD HIV, STI, and Hepatitis Programs Respond and Adapt to COVID-19

Local health departments (LHDs) are on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic. LHD HIV, STI, and viral hepatitis (HSH)...

Apr 10, 2020 | Kat Kelley

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

NYHAAD: Empowering Youth to Protect Their Sexual Health and Autonomy

National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day (NYHAAD), held annually on April 10th, is a day to educate the public about...

Apr 10, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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

Customizable ‘Dear Colleague’ Letter for Local Health Departments

NACCHO’s HIV, STI, and Viral Hepatitis team is working to develop materials for all local health departments to...

Apr 08, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • Health Equity & Social Justice

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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  • COVID-19
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Recommendations

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
  • Training

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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  • Tools & Resources
  • Policy

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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  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Infectious Disease
  • Training

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

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...

  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Communications & Public Relations

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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