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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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Hurricane and Flooding Key Messages Virtual Workshop

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Division of State and Local Readiness, will host a Hurricane and...

Jul 14, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • Tools & Resources
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HAZMAT and CBRNE Resource: the Interagency Modeling and Atmospheric Assessment Center

The Interagency Modeling and Atmospheric Assessment Center (IMAAC) provides a single point of contact for federal...

Jul 13, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
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COVID-19 Disaster Shelter Interim Guidance

The CDC has released interim guidance to reduce the risk of introducing and transmitting COVID-19 in general population...

Jul 13, 2020 | Beth Hess

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Alternate Care Site Toolkit

ASPR TRACIE has released an updated Alternate Care Site Toolkit to help address potential capacity and capability gaps...

Jul 02, 2020 | Beth Hess

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Webinar: Communicating in a Nuclear Disaster: Observations from COVID-19

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), in collaboration with the Centers for Disease...

Jun 29, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
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Preparedness in a Pandemic Exercise Starter Kit

FEMA has released a Preparedness in a Pandemic Exercise Starter Kit to help federal, state, local, tribal, and...

Jun 23, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • Tools & Resources

Ten New Preparedness Tools Added to Toolbox

Ten new preparedness tools have recently been added to the NACCHO toolbox. These tools were submitted by local health...

Jun 18, 2020 | Beth Hess

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Report Highlights Lessons Learned and Promising Practices for Meeting Needs of At-Risk Populations During Disaster Response

As communities prepare for the start of hurricane season coupled with ongoing response to COVID-19, a newly re-released...

Jun 16, 2020 | Beth Hess

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Rural Health and COVID-19

ASPR TRACIE has released a quick sheet which identifies challenges faced by rural areas specific to COVID-19 and offers...

Jun 15, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Social Determinants of Health

Outbreak: The First Response Documentary

"Outbreak: The First Response" is a new documentary that provides a firsthand and personal view of the first...

Jun 15, 2020 | Beth Hess

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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

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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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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  • 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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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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  • 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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  • 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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