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The Essential Elements of Local Public Health provides updates and information from NACCHO’s Environmental Health and Infectious Disease portfolios.

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  • COVID-19
  • Infectious Disease
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Evaluating SARS-CoV-2 in the Environment

EPA researchers are building on an expansive body of world-class research and applying that knowledge to reduce the...

Nov 13, 2020 | Guest Author

Webinar
  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
  • Infectious Disease

Webinar Recording: Antigen Testing for SARS-CoV-2 in Nursing Homes—Considerations for Local Public Health

Access the recording and presentation slides from NACCHO's webinar on CDC’s Considerations for Use of SARS-CoV-2...

Oct 30, 2020 | Christina Baum

Webinar
  • COVID-19
  • Infectious Disease

Webinar: Antigen Testing for SARS-CoV-2 in Nursing Homes—Considerations for Local Public Health

NACCHO webinar on antigen testing for SARS-COV-2 in Nursing Homes, sharing guidance and information for local health...

Oct 21, 2020 | Christina Baum

  • Funding Opportunity
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Funding Opportunity: Piloting Self-Specimen Collection Outside of Clinical Settings Using a Telemedicine Model for Testing for Gonorrhea & Chlamydia

Application deadline November 25, 2020.

Oct 13, 2020 | Shalesha Majors

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Self-Testing for HIV and STIs at LHDs: Survey and Stories From the Field

NACCHO conducted a brief survey to assess local health departments’ (LHDs) HIV self-testing capacity and challenges....

Aug 25, 2020 | Julia Zigman

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

On-Demand Webinar Series: Testing Outside the Clinic

NCSD hosted a four-part webinar series on non clinic-based, self-collected HIV and STD testing. The recordings from the...

Aug 12, 2020 | Julia Zigman

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

WASH During COVID-19: Guidance for Local Jurisdictions

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), in collaboration with the Centers for Disease...

Aug 04, 2020 | Emily D'Angelo

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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

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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

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

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

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

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

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

NCSD Releases STD Billing Toolkit

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