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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CORHA Resource: COVID-19 Outbreak Definitions for Acute Care Settings and Long-term Care Facilities

The Council for Outbreak Response: Healthcare-Associated Infections & Antibiotic-Resistant Pathogens recently developed...

Aug 03, 2020 | Erin Laird

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  • Tools & Resources
  • 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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  • COVID-19
  • Infectious Disease
  • Opportunity

Request for Applications: Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19 Demonstration Site Project

NACCHO, with support from CDC's Division of Healthcare Quality and Promotion, is pleased to provide funding for the...

Jun 03, 2020 | Christina Baum

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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

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

LHD HIV, STI, and Hepatitis Programs Respond and Adapt to COVID-19

Local health departments (LHDs) are on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic. LHD HIV, STI, and viral hepatitis (HSH)...

Apr 10, 2020 | Kat Kelley

  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease
  • Opportunity

Deadline Extended: LEAP Fellowship Application

The Leaders in Epidemiology, Antimicrobial Stewardship and Public Health (LEAP) Fellowship application deadline has...

Feb 13, 2020 | Christina Baum

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Immunization
  • Infectious Disease

HPV Prevention Week 2020: Local Public Health vs. HPV

To increase public and practitioner awareness of human papillomavirus (HPV), HPV-related diseases, and the importance...

Jan 28, 2020 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

ELC Directly Funded Cities Share Resources for Addressing Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare-Associated Infections

Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) occur in about one out of every 31 hospital patients. In 2015, the last year...

Nov 21, 2019 | Erin Laird

Developing Regional Antibiograms to Monitor Resistance Patterns

Antimicrobial resistance is a growing threat to the public’s health, and local health departments (LHDs) have become...

Nov 18, 2019 | Christina Baum

Report: Antibiotic Resistance Threats in the United States, 2019

Today, NACCHO released a commentary in response to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s...

Nov 13, 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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