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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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 (she/her)

  • 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)

  • 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 (she/her)

SAMHSA Funding Opportunity: Community Prevention Navigator

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration is now accepting applications for the Substance Abuse and...

Nov 13, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Funding Opportunity: Substance Use Disorder Treatment for Racial/Ethnic Minority Populations at High Risk for HIV/AIDS

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT), is...

Feb 28, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

SAMHSA Urges Focus on Synergistic Epidemics of Substance Use Disorder, HIV, and Viral Hepatitis

Fighting the opioid crisis and other substance use disorders is a national priority at the highest levels of the...

Feb 15, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Report: HIV/HCV Testing in Substance Abuse Facilities

amfAR just published a new analysis in Health Affairs blog that displays how many substance abuse facilities nationally...

Oct 08, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

SAMHSA Funding Opportunity: Medication-Assisted Treatment—Prescription Drug and Opioid Addiction

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) recently released a grant funding opportunity...

May 24, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

SAMHSA Funding Opportunity: 2018 Minority AIDS Initiative

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS) is...

Jan 30, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

Funding Opportunity: Curing HCV Among People of Color Living with HIV

The Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS’s) Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)...

Jun 15, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

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  • 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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  • 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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