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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

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

Quick Take: HIV Lessons for COVID-19 Contact Tracing

The O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law has released a new resource describing contact tracing and...

Jun 04, 2020 | Kat Kelley

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

DC Health: Protocols for HIV/STI Services During COVID-19

DC Health and Wellness Center has established protocols to protect their staff and clients while maintaining access to...

Jun 04, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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NACCHO Launches “Innovations in Congenital Syphilis Prevention” Project to Support Local Health Departments’ Work to End “Missed Opportunities” to Prevent Congenital Syphilis

A new analysis from the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) that finds that 1 in 2 newborn syphilis cases...

Jun 04, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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NACCHO Announces Aquatic Health and Safety Pilot Program Awardees

Kansas City, MO, Cuyahoga County, OH will use funds to strengthen aquatic facilities codes to protect the public’s...

Jun 03, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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  • COVID-19
  • Infectious Disease
  • Opportunity

Request for Applications: Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19 Demonstration Site Project

NACCHO, with support from CDC's Division of Healthcare Quality and Promotion, is pleased to provide funding for the...

Jun 03, 2020 | Christina Baum

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Webinar: Delivering Sexual Health Services in the Time of COVID-19

Webinar on providing STD clinical services during COVID-19, including home-testing for STD care, treatment, telehealth,...

Jun 03, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • Press Release

Racially Driven Violence Against Black Americans Is a Public Health Issue

For Black people in the U.S., racist-driven violence is an everyday reality.

Jun 02, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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

Podcast: How COVID-19 is Impacting Sex Workers and People Who Use Drugs

Podcast from Johns Hopkins exploring impacts of COVID-19 on sex workers and people who use drugs.

Jun 01, 2020 | Julia Zigman

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  • COVID-19
  • Press Release

Covid-19's Impact on Food Safety Programs

Report from the Field: COVID-19 Impact on Local Retail Regulatory Food Safety Programs

May 29, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Training

Webinar Recording: 2020 Hurricane Season During COVID-19

On May 27, the CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health and CDC EPIC Team hosted a webinar to help communities...

May 29, 2020 | Beth Hess

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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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