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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  • Tools & Resources
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Infectious Disease
  • Research & Reports

U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week (USAAW) 2021

Kick off U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week (USAAW) with NACCHO as a partner with the Centers for Disease Control and...

Nov 18, 2021 | Jaclyn Abramson

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Division of STD Prevention at CDC Releases Updated STI Treatment Guidelines, 2021

The CDC released Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) Treatment Guidelines, 2021, which provide current evidence-based...

Jul 22, 2021 | Rebekah Horowitz

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

Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Screening in the U.S.

A new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine found that COVID-19 caused a significant reduction in...

May 28, 2021 | Julia Zigman, Guest Author

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  • Behavioral Health
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Infectious Disease
  • Research & Reports

Reported STDs in the U.S. Reach All-Time High for Sixth Consecutive Year

More than 2.5 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis were reported in 2019.

Apr 09, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Fact Sheet: Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Testing: More Than Just Genitals

A new fact sheet from NACCHO and the National Coalition for Sexual Health describes who should get tested for chlamydia...

Feb 04, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • Press Release
  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Immunization

New Toolkit Aims to Strengthen Sexually Transmitted Disease Services at Local Health Departments

New Toolkit Aims to Strengthen Sexually Transmitted Disease Services at Local Health Departments

Jan 29, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Funding Opportunity: Pharyngeal Gonorrhea Test of Cure (TOC) Project

NACCHO will fund up to 4 local health departments (LHDs) up to $100,000 each to implement pharyngeal gonorrhea test of...

Jan 19, 2021 | Rebekah Horowitz

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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

2020 Update to CDC’s Treatment for Gonococcal Infections

CDC has updated its gonorrhea treatment guidelines to recommend treating infections with a single, higher dosage...

Dec 17, 2020 | Shalesha Majors

  • 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

Partner Articles

MAPP Roadmap
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)
  • Opportunity

RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

NACCHO is seeking a qualified consultant to provide graphic design for the new...

Nov 07, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Training

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

We are partnering with Climate for Health and ecoAmerica to offer an...

Jul 11, 2022 | Anu Varma

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Infectious Disease

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

This video series was developed from interviews with BLOC COVID funded sites to...

Jul 06, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson, Candice Young

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

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  • Webinar
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health

World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

This year’s theme for World Hand Hygiene Day on May 5 is focused on recognizing...

May 04, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Hazards & Health Effects

Multi-faceted EPA Research Addressing Threats to Public...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) researchers are working to...

Sep 27, 2021 | Guest Author

Multi-faceted EPA Research Addressing Threats to Public...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Water Quality

Responding to Per- And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in...

On August 12, 2021, NACCHO and AAAS’s EPI Center hosted a webinar on PFAS...

Aug 27, 2021 | Guest Author

Responding to Per- And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in...

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

NEHA-FDA RFFM Mentorship Program in partnership with the...

Applications for the program are now open from September 9 through November 15,...

Aug 03, 2021 | Guest Author

NEHA-FDA RFFM Mentorship Program in partnership with the...

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Accreditation & Quality Improvement
  • Opportunity
  • Performance Improvement

Improving Social Determinants of Health – Getting...

NACCHO is pleased to announced the release of three Request for Proposals to...

Feb 17, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

Improving Social Determinants of Health – Getting...

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  • Climate Change
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Policy

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners in Calling on the...

NACCHO joins leading public health organizations in signing a declaration...

Jan 27, 2021 | Anu Varma

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners in Calling on the...

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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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