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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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Research & Reports

Local Health Departments as Leaders in the Prevention & Elimination of Viral Hepatitis

LHDs lead a coordinated response to the syndemic of hepatitis, HIV and other STIs, and substance use at the local...

Dec 29, 2020 | Kat Kelley

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Research & Reports

Notes From the Field (MMWR): First US Case of Gonorrhea with Resistance-Conferring Mutation Identified

A paper today in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports (MMWR) describes the first US case of Neisseria gonorrhoeae...

Dec 17, 2020 | Julia Zigman

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

First Ever STI National Strategic Plan

HHS released the first-ever national plan to address the public health crisis caused by alarming increases in rates of...

Dec 17, 2020 | Shalesha Majors

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  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Sexual Health Questions to Ask All Patients

This new sexual history-taking tool from the National Coalition of Sexual Health builds upon CDC's 5 Ps approach and...

Nov 11, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

National Substance Abuse Prevention Month: Harm Reduction as Prevention

October is National Substance Abuse Prevention Month, an opportunity to acknowledge the impact of substance use in the...

Oct 22, 2020 | Shalesha Majors

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

TelePrEP Planning Resources

Prime Health, in partnership with Washington University School of Medicine’s PrEP program, has developed a series of...

Oct 21, 2020 | Julia Zigman

  • 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

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Turning the Page on HIV: New CDC Initiative Fuels Progress in STD Clinics

A new factsheet highlights progress from a recent CDC initiative, “Scaling up HIV Prevention Services in Specialty STD...

Sep 02, 2020 | Julia Zigman

  • 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

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Research & Reports

Study: Gaps in STI Screening among Men who Have Sex with Men in PrEP Care in the U.S.

A study recently published in Clinical Infectious Diseases found that substantial gaps exist between CDC...

Aug 19, 2020 | Julia Zigman

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Water Quality

Purdue University’s New Water Systems Course Designed to...

Purdue is partnering with NACCHO to offer this online course at a discount for...

Dec 04, 2020 | Emily D'Angelo

Purdue University’s New Water Systems Course Designed to...

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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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