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

HIV Testing Trends at Visits to Physician Offices, Community Health Centers, and Emergency Departments

A recent report from CDC shows low rates of HIV testing in physician offices, community health centers, and emergency...

Jul 08, 2020 | Julia Zigman

HHS Transplant Update
  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Infectious Disease

HHS Announces New Organ Transplant Guidance

HHS recently published an updated solid organ transplant guideline to assess donors and monitor recipients for HIV,...

Jul 08, 2020 | Julia Zigman

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Commemorate National HIV Testing Day by Knowing Your Status, Learning About Resources

Every year, National HIV Testing Day (NHTD) is observed on June 27 as a day to encourage people to get tested for HIV.

Jun 25, 2020 | Julia Zigman

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Greater Than AIDS, with Support from Walgreens and Orasure Technologies, to Provide 10,000 Free In-Home HIV Tests to Community Partners

With in-person health services limited due to COVID-19, Greater Than AIDS and Walgreens today announced a new program...

Jun 25, 2020 | Julia Zigman

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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 about the importance of HIV testing and...

Jun 24, 2020 | Julia Zigman

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Self-Testing for HIV and STIs through Local Health Departments: Survey Reveals Barriers, Opportunities

From stigma to clinic closures, there are many reasons why individuals may be unable or unwilling to visit traditional...

Jun 15, 2020 | Julia Zigman

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  • Community Engagement
  • Informatics
  • Opportunity

The Path to One Million: Leveraging the Power of Public Health for the All of Us Research Program

Since its launch, the All of Us Research Program has enrolled more than 350,000 participants, more than 80% of whom...

Jun 11, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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

SAMHSA Authorizes Some Grantees to Use Funds for HIV and Hepatitis Self-Test Kits

SAMHSA's Center for Substance Abuse Treatment has authorized its Minority AIDS Initiative grantees to temporarily use...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman

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

NCSD Brief: At-Home Self-Collection Lab Testing for Sexually Transmitted Infections

The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) developed a technical assistance brief describing the landscape of...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman

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

NCSD Webinar: At-Home HIV & STI Testing – The Lab Perspective

Part 4 in a series of webinars discussing at-home HIV & STI testing at health departments.

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Partner Articles

  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Training

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

We are partnering with Climate for Health and ecoAmerica to offer an...

Jul 11, 2022 | Anu Varma

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

This video series was developed from interviews with BLOC COVID funded sites to...

Jul 06, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson, Candice Young

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

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  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

This year’s theme for World Hand Hygiene Day on May 5 is focused on recognizing...

May 04, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Hazards & Health Effects

Multi-faceted EPA Research Addressing Threats to Public...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) researchers are working to...

Sep 27, 2021 | Guest Author

Multi-faceted EPA Research Addressing Threats to Public...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Water Quality

Responding to Per- And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in...

On August 12, 2021, NACCHO and AAAS’s EPI Center hosted a webinar on PFAS...

Aug 27, 2021 | Guest Author

Responding to Per- And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in...

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

NEHA-FDA RFFM Mentorship Program in partnership with the...

Applications for the program are now open from September 9 through November 15,...

Aug 03, 2021 | Guest Author

NEHA-FDA RFFM Mentorship Program in partnership with the...

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Accreditation & Quality Improvement
  • Opportunity
  • Performance Improvement

Improving Social Determinants of Health – Getting...

NACCHO is pleased to announced the release of three Request for Proposals to...

Feb 17, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

Improving Social Determinants of Health – Getting...

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  • Climate Change
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Policy

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners in Calling on the...

NACCHO joins leading public health organizations in signing a declaration...

Jan 27, 2021 | Anu Varma

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners in Calling on the...

Water Fountain
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Water Quality

Purdue University’s New Water Systems Course Designed to...

Purdue is partnering with NACCHO to offer this online course at a discount for...

Dec 04, 2020 | Emily D'Angelo

Purdue University’s New Water Systems Course Designed to...

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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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