The Essential Elements of Local Public Health

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Interim Guidance for Use of Pooling Procedures in SARS-CoV-2 Diagnostic, Screening, and Surveillance Testing

The CDC recently released interim guidance for use of pooled testing for COVID-19 screening. Pooled testing, which has...

Jul 29, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

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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 (she/her)

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  • COVID-19
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  • 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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  • Food Safety & Inspection

Outbreak Investigation of Cyclospora: Bagged Salads (June 2020)

The FDA, along with CDC and state and local partners have released a outbreak investigation notice against ALDI,...

Jun 22, 2020

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  • Food Safety & Inspection

Guidance for Agricultural Workers and Employers and Testing Strategy for COVID-19 in High-Density Critical Infrastructure Workplaces

NACCHO invites you to a webinar to highlight the recently released CDC and OSHA Interim Guidance for Agricultural...

Jun 22, 2020 | Amy Chang

  • 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 (she/her)

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  • Food Safety & Inspection

COVID-19 Impact on Local Retail Regulatory Food Safety Programs

The COVID-19 outbreak has affected the operations of health departments across the country. Local Health departments’...

May 26, 2020 | Amy Chang

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

FDA List of Drug Shortages Includes STD Medicines

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) updated list of drug shortages includes several STD medicines.

Apr 29, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • Food Safety & Inspection

FDA Warns Jimmy John’s and Sprouts Unlimited After Outbreak

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) posted a warning letter issued to Jimmy John’s Franchise LLC for engaging...

Feb 27, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Food Safety & Inspection

FDA Office of Regulatory Affairs Strategic Plan Development Survey

Throughout Fiscal Year 2020, FDA’s Office of Regulatory Affairs (ORA) will be developing a comprehensive, 10-year...

Feb 20, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

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  • COVID-19
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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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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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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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