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The Word on Local Health Departments is a blog by the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO).

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Top Moments From Day One at NACCHO 360

Welcome to day two of NACCHO 360! Yesterday, Chief Executive Officer, Lori Tremmel Freeman opened the first plenary,...

Jul 08, 2020
By Taylarr Lopez

The Plain Math of Disaster Preparedness: ‘Every Dollar We Spent Saved 5 Dollars in Future Losses’

In this piece from the Atlantic Cities, author Sarah Goodyear explores how the Great Flood of 1993 impacted the...

Oct 11, 2013 | pbgatekeeper

National Press Club Luncheon

Date: Sept. 10, 2013 Staff Representative: Jack Herrmann, Samantha Morgan and Justin Snair Member Representative: N/A...

Oct 09, 2013 | pbgatekeeper

October 1 Government Affairs Update

A partial shutdown of the federal government began at midnight on Oct. 1, 2013, following the failure of the House and...

Oct 09, 2013 | pbgatekeeper

Strategic National Stockpile Project September Report

Staff: Lisa Brown In September, staff finished deliverables for the Whole Community Inclusion project and the...

Oct 09, 2013 | pbgatekeeper

Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Project September Report

Staff: NACCHO MRC NACCHO launched a new website for the NACCHO MRC Awards on Sept. 9, and opened the applications for...

Oct 09, 2013 | pbgatekeeper

Nurse Triage Line (NTL) Project September Report

Staff: Sara Rubin The CDC is in the process of developing an operational plan and communications plan for the NTL...

Oct 09, 2013 | pbgatekeeper

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) Project September Report

Staff: Scott Fisher and Jack Herrmann ASPR approved two additional NACCHO reports on administrative preparedness for...

Oct 09, 2013 | pbgatekeeper

Antiviral Dispensing Project September Report

Staff: Sara Rubin The Antiviral Dispensing Training Meeting set for late October has been postponed until early 2014...

Oct 09, 2013 | pbgatekeeper

Preparedness Policy Advisory Group (PPAG) September Report

Chair: Chris Hoff; Staff: Samantha Morgan and Naomi Rennard PPAG held its monthly call on Sept. 11 where the group...

Oct 09, 2013 | pbgatekeeper

Preparedness Planning, Outcomes, and Measurement Workgroup September Report

Chairs: Steve Huleatt & Steve Englender; Staff: Resham Patel and Naomi Rennard The Preparedness Planning, Outcomes,...

Oct 09, 2013 | pbgatekeeper

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Protecting Lung Health During Wildfires

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Jul 15, 2020

Protecting Lung Health During Wildfires

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Jul 13, 2020

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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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Kaiser Family Foundation Releases Ending the HIV...

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