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CDC Launches New Handwashing Campaign – Life is Better with Clean Hands

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is launching a national hand hygiene campaign—Life is Better with...

Oct 21, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

World Environment Day 2019: Air Pollution

World Environment Day is the United Nations day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action to protect our...

May 29, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Retail Program Standards Blog Series: Standard 1

This post is the second in a new Retail Program Standards blog series from NACCHO to showcase the progress that...

Sep 19, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

Legislation on Microenterprise Home Kitchen Operators in California

A feature article from the New Food Economy discusses the Homemade Food Operations Act that is awaiting signature from...

Sep 18, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

Serving Food Safety during the Holidays

Local health departments (LHDs) are on the front lines of foodborne illness prevention and response. LHDs are...

Dec 14, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

Fish-Associated Outbreaks: One of Most Common for Foodborne Illness

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a study outlining fish-associated foodborne disease...

Jul 19, 2017 | Amy Chang

Keeping it Safe for the Holidays

My first read of the morning is always the Food Safety News (FSN) e-newsletter. Started by Bill Marler, one of the most...

Nov 22, 2016 | Andrea Grenadier

Preventing Foodborne Illness During the Holidays

Listeria and Blue Bell ice cream. Salmonella and raw tuna sushi. Salmonella and frozen chicken. Cyclospora and...

Nov 23, 2015 | Amy Chang

Food Safety Inspectors Make Public Health a Priority: Understanding USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service

By Julie Schwartz, Public Affairs Specialist, U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Safety Inspection Service What...

Nov 05, 2015 | Guest Author

Protecting Children from Environmental Threats During Children’s Health Month

We face environmental health threats every day in the air we breathe, the food we eat, and the homes in which we live....

Oct 23, 2015 | Katie Regan

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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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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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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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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 –...

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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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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

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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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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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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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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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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...

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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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