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

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

2020 Virtual Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health Conference

Registration is open for the 2020 Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health Conference, taking place virtually from...

Jun 24, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Viral Hepatitis Included in CDC “Winnable Battle” List

CDC recently added viral hepatitis to its list of Winnable Battles, confirming that viral hepatitis is a public health...

Jun 24, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Toolkit for Technology-based STD and HIV Partner Services

CDC has released the updated Toolkit for Technology-based STD and HIV Partner Services to support health departments,...

Jun 24, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

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

Updated HIV Risk Reduction Toolkit from CDC

The latest version of the online HIV Risk Reduction Tool (HRRT) is now available from CDC.

Jun 24, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

  • Climate Change

Climate Reality Leadership Corps: Global Training Applications Close June 25!

Applications for the Climate Reality Leadership Corps Global Training closes midnight on June 25.

Jun 24, 2020

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  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Infectious Disease

CDC Releases New Data in Antibiotic Resistance & Patient Safety Portal

CDC recently began reporting data on carbapenemase genes detected through nationwide testing in CDC’s AR Lab Network.

Jun 24, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • Immunization
  • Influenza
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HHS Releases the National Influenza Vaccine Modernization Strategy (NIVMS) 2020-2030

The U.S. Department of Human Health Services (HHS) released its National Influenza Vaccine Modernization Strategy...

Jun 24, 2020 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

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  • Webinar
  • Food Safety & Inspection

Partnership for Food Protection Webinar - Managing Retail Food Operations During and After a Pandemic

A ninety-minute webinar to discuss lessons learned, best practices implemented, and continuing challenges to conducting...

Jun 24, 2020

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  • Immunization
  • Influenza

Local Public Health Recognized in 2020 NAIIS Immunization Excellence Awards

The National Adult and Influenza Immunization Summit (NAIIS) Immunization Excellence Awards recognize the extraordinary...

Jun 23, 2020 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

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  • COVID-19
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  • Immunization

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 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

Partner Articles

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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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  • Healthy Living & Prevention
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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:...

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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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