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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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  • Research & Reports
  • Water Quality

Read Now in JPHMP: Aquatic Health Pilot Program Supports Pool Code Updates in Ohio & Kansas City

Read more about the lessons learned from both Cuyahoga County and Kansas City on how they plan to update their pool...

Jun 10, 2021 | Emily D'Angelo

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

CDC Releases New HIV Surveillance and Supplemental Surveillance Reports

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published three new reports using HIV surveillance data,...

May 28, 2021 | Julia Zigman, Guest Author

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

CDC Releases 2019 Viral Hepatitis Surveillance Report

This week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released National Viral Hepatitis Surveillance Report –...

May 21, 2021 | Kat Kelley

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

Implementing Express STI Services: New Report and Clinic Guide from NACCHO's STI Express Initiative

New report and implementation guide from STI Express initiative.

Apr 12, 2021 | Julia Zigman

ST Ds rise for 6th consecutive year
  • 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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  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Research & Reports

What Does the NASEM Report Recommend for Local Health Departments?

On March 24, 2021, the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine released their report, “STIs: Adopting...

Apr 09, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

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

HIV in the USA: The Lancet Special Edition

Surveying the ongoing challenges to ending the HIV epidemic in the USA, a six-paper Series published in The Lancet...

Mar 04, 2021

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  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Research & Reports

New Issue Brief Highlights Adult Fall Prevention

This issue brief highlights the prevalence of falls in community-dwelling older adults and offers evidence-based...

Feb 21, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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

HRSA Publishes Journal Articles Demonstrating the Cost-Effectiveness of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program in the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) published a...

Feb 18, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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

COVID-19 and the State of the STD Field Phase III

A summary of findings from surveys of health department STD programs and DIS in their ongoing response to the COVID-19...

Feb 04, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Accreditation & Quality Improvement
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  • 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...

Water Fountain
  • 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...

Wildfire
  • 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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