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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

Weapons of Mass Destruction: Radiation, FBI Training

Date: Sept. 3—5, 2013 Staff Representative: Andy Roszak Member Representative: Vanessa Burrows and Paul Biedrzycki...

Oct 09, 2013 | pbgatekeeper

New Interactive Portal for Patient Confidentiality Laws

On October 1, the Public Health Management Corporation, a nonprofit public health institute in Philadelphia, released...

Oct 08, 2013 | Frances Bevington

NACCHO Staff Report: NIH Models of Infectious Disease Agent Study (MIDAS) 10th Anniversary Symposium

The National Institute of General Medical Sciences at NIH created an initiative called Modeling of Infectious Disease...

Oct 04, 2013 | Frances Bevington

NACCHO Staff Report: Indiana State Level Exercise Tests Preparedness and Response Capabilities

Andrew Roszak served as a subject matter expert and evaluator at the State of Indiana's State Level Exercise (SLE) at...

Oct 03, 2013 | Andy Roszak

Finney County Health Department Conducts Drive-thru Flu Clinic

Finney County Health Department in Kansas made a fall flu clinic into a preparedness exercise by using a drive-thru...

Oct 03, 2013 | Frances Bevington

Safety Village Educates Children

In Cobb County, Georgia, Cobb and Douglas Public Health, Center for Emergency Preparedness and Response created the...

Oct 02, 2013 | Alyson Jordan

Partnerships Make California Exercise Possible

Do you think the various emergency response and public health officials in your community could work together well in...

Oct 02, 2013 | Alyson Jordan

NACCHO Staff Mark National Preparedness Month 2013

To mark National Preparedness Month 2013, members of NACCHO’s staff organized and participated in two activities to...

Oct 01, 2013 | pbgatekeeper

Risks of Cyber Attacks Leave Health of Communities Vulnerable

NACCHO staff authored an article in the Center for Infrastructure Protection Report highlighting the effects of cyber...

Oct 01, 2013 | pbgatekeeper

NACCHO Staff Report: Florida State University Hosts Legal Preparedness Training

NACCHO and the FSU Center for Innovative Collaboration in Medicine and Law in Tallahassee, Florida have partnered to...

Sep 27, 2013 | Andy Roszak

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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

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

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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CDC Publishes New Data from Medical Monitoring Project

New CDC report reflecting needs and experiences of adults with diagnosed HIV.

Jun 10, 2020

CDC Publishes New Data from Medical Monitoring Project

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All of Us Research: Engaging the LGBTQ+ Community to...

Historically, medical research has failed to ethically and rigorously include...

Jun 02, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

All of Us Research: Engaging the LGBTQ+ Community to...

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