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

  • Climate Change

Join CDC's Climate and Health Virtual Symposium

The webinars will highlight the pressing need for greater scientific and civic engagement to protect public health from...

Oct 05, 2020

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  • Immunization
  • Opportunity

RFA: Equipping Local Health Departments to Address Vaccine Hesitancy

NACCHO is pleased to provide funding to support LHDs with the resources to address vaccine hesitancy in at-risk...

Oct 05, 2020 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

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CDC Releases Reports on Influenza Vaccination Coverage during the 2019-2020 Flu Season

In recognition of the beginning of flu season, CDC released two online reports and an MMWR on influenza vaccination...

Sep 30, 2020 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

  • Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning
  • Climate Change
  • Opportunity

Response Requested: EPA Seeks Your Support to Develop a Community Resilience Tool Around Climate Change and Extreme Events

EPA is planning a set of invite-only “small group” virtual workshops with the goal of developing a community resilience...

Sep 30, 2020 | Anu Varma

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

CDC Announces New HIV Treatment Campaign Resources

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is rolling out a new suite of HIV Treatment Works (HTW) products and...

Sep 30, 2020 | Julia Zigman

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Training

Trans & Gender Affirming Care TeleECHO Program

Registration is now open to join Project ECHO® and the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board’s Indian Country...

Sep 30, 2020 | Julia Zigman

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

DIS Recognition Day: NACCHO Announces STD Engage 2020 Scholarship Winners

In honor of DIS Recognition Day on October 2, 2020, please join NACCHO in highlighting and congratulating the DIS...

Sep 30, 2020 | Shalesha Majors

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Save the Date: Hepatitis Virtual Collaborative

Join NASTAD and The AIDS Institute on October 22nd for the first ever Hepatitis Virtual Collaborative!

Sep 30, 2020 | Shalesha Majors

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: MMWR Report and Resources

National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NGMHAAD), observed each year on September 27, allows us to reflect on the...

Sep 30, 2020 | Julia Zigman

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

National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD) Campaign Resources (English & Spanish)

Social media and other Spanish-language resources about HIV prevention are available ahead of National Latinx AIDS...

Sep 30, 2020 | Julia Zigman

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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:...

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

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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