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  • Tools & Resources
  • Immunization

Promote the Importance of Vaccines during National Immunization Awareness Month 2020

National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) is observed annually in August to highlight the importance of vaccination...

Aug 03, 2020 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Global Health
  • Research & Reports

With Symposium and New Portal, NIEHS Makes it Easier to Learn How Climate Changes Health

On July 1, the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences will host its Fourth Annual Global Environmental...

Jun 29, 2020 | Guest Author

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Research & Reports

Report from the Field: The Impact of COVID-19 on Local Health Department Immunization Programs

LHD immunization programs are on the frontlines of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic serving as primary chief health...

Jun 26, 2020 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

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

Impact of COVID-19 on STI Services in Indiana

Findings from Indiana State Department of Health’s assessment of how COVID-19 has impacted local chlamydia and...

May 28, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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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

Access to HIV, STI, & Hepatitis Services During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Check out this running list of journal articles and survey findings on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on HIV, STI,...

May 26, 2020 | Rebekah Horowitz

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  • Press Release
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Infectious Disease
  • Research & Reports

Infographic: Role of Local Health Departments in Addressing Healthcare-Associated Infections and Antibiotic Resistance

On May 18, NACCHO released high-level results of its 2019 Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) and Antibiotic...

May 18, 2020 | Erin Laird

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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

  • Health in All Policies
  • Parks
  • Art & Creativity

Creative Placemaking: Using Arts and Parks to Improve Community Health

By Kevin Cevasco, MBA, NACCHO Intern The Trust for Public Land (TPL), in partnership with NACCHO, is identifying ways...

Dec 10, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Highlights: NACCHO Represents Local Public Health at STD Engage

STD Engage 2019: Innovate. Impact. Empower was held in Alexandria, VA, November 19-22, 2019. The conference brought...

Dec 04, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

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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 (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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  • 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 (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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