NACCHO Voice

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

Eliminating Viral Hepatitis as a Public Health Threat: The Important Role Local Health Departments Play

My first job in public health was as a health educator and HIV test counselor at a Federally Qualified Health Center...

Jun 30, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

Strategies to Improve the Health of Older Adults Living with HIV

The National Center for Innovation in HIV Care released a brief that explores the unique challenges older adults living...

May 24, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

Building Healthy Online Communities Public Health Meeting Report

In December of last year, NCSD’s Building Healthy Online Communities Project held a meeting of STD/HIV program...

May 24, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

HHS Launches New Viral Hepatitis Website & Twitter Account

On Hepatitis Testing Day, May 19, HHS launched a new website about viral hepatitis that will support the work HHS is...

May 19, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

New York City Recognizes Hepatitis Testing Day and Highlights the Important Role LHDs Play in Addressing Viral Hepatitis

May 19 is Hepatitis Testing Day in the United States and provides an opportunity to raise awareness of the importance...

May 19, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

STD Contact Tracing Infographic

NCSD developed an infographic to help explain the work of Disease Intervention Specialists (DIS) and other public...

May 11, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

LA County Launches Awareness Campaign Encouraging Residents to Get Protected With PrEP

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health launched a public education campaign that features three animated...

May 11, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

State of HCV Care National Survey Report Released

Health HIV released a report titled HealthHCV’s State of HCV CareTM national survey report. The survey identified...

May 11, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

May is Hepatitis Awareness Month

May is Hepatitis Awareness Month in the United States and is an opportunity to raise awareness about the silent...

May 11, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

New Provider Resources Page on HCV

The National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable (NVHR) added a new provider resources page to its website that has a number of...

May 11, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

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2021 RWJF Culture of Health Prize
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Call for Applications: 2021 Robert Wood Johnson...

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2021...

Jul 20, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Call for Applications: 2021 Robert Wood Johnson...

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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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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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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 (she/her)

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 (she/her)

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 (she/her)

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 (she/her)

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 (she/her)

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 (she/her)

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 (she/her)

NCSD Webinar: At-Home HIV & STI Testing – The Lab...

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