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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

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  • Vector Control

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials Examines Three Case Studies on Tick Surveillance and Tick-Borne Disease Prevention

ASTHO's environmental health team published a report examining three case studies that capture state vector-borne...

Jun 10, 2020 | Anu Varma

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

Webinar: Strategies for Continuing to Navigate COVID-19

AIDS United webinar series on working to end the HIV epidemic while navigating COVID-19.

Jun 10, 2020

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  • Press Release

NACCHO Announces 2020 Climate and Health Adaptation Grants

Awards will support climate change work of local health departments in New Orleans, Alameda County (CA)

Jun 09, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Vector Control

Columbia University's Tick App Team Seeks Partnership with Health Departments in the Northeast Region

As part of their research on human exposure to ticks, Columbia University has developed a smartphone application to...

Jun 08, 2020

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EPA Tools and Resources Webinar: Engaging and Collaborating with States in EPA Research

This webinar will highlight mutually beneficial projects stemming from EPA’s partnership with state environmental and...

Jun 08, 2020 | Anu Varma

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  • Health in All Policies

Health in All Policies Monthly Webinar Series: July 2020

NACCHO’s July Health in All Policies Monthly Webinar will focus in on introducing a new tool for local health...

Jun 08, 2020 | Anu Varma

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  • Emergency Response
  • Infectious Disease

Plague and Bioterrorism Preparedness

Plague, caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis, continues to cause disruptive and deadly outbreaks.

Jun 08, 2020 | Beth Hess

  • COVID-19
  • Emergency Response
  • Infectious Disease

COVID-19 Resources for Local Health Departments (June 1-5)

This blog highlights COVID-19 guidance/news, tools and resources, and training opportunities that NACCHO compiled...

Jun 05, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response
  • Infectious Disease

COVID-19 Resources for Local Health Departments (May 25-29)

This blog highlights COVID-19 guidance/news, tools and resources, and training opportunities that NACCHO compiled...

Jun 05, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • COVID-19
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Recommendations
  • Workforce Development

A Guide to Community Based Workforce Principles for Contact Tracing

As an organization focused on strengthening clinical-community partnerships to implement upstream work that address...

Jun 04, 2020 | Ashley Edmiston

Partner Articles

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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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  • Community Engagement
  • Informatics
  • Opportunity

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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  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

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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  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

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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  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

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...

  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

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

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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  • Webinar
  • Health Equity & Social Justice

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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