NACCHO Voice

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

Commentary: CDC’s 2016 STD Surveillance Report

Increasing STD rates highlight the need to work together, commit to doing what we know works, and develop new tools and...

Sep 26, 2017 | Gretchen Weiss

World Hepatitis Day 2017: Local Health Departments Move Toward Elimination

World Hepatitis Day takes places every year on July 28 to raise awareness of the global burden of viral hepatitis and...

Jul 28, 2017 | Gretchen Weiss

Job Opportunity at NACCHO – Lead Program Analyst, HIV/STI/Hepatitis & Healthcare Integration

NACCHO has an exciting new opportunity for a Lead Program Analyst to join the HIV, STI, and Viral Hepatitis team. A...

Nov 18, 2015 | Gretchen Weiss

HIV Care Collaborative: Spotlight on Houston

The Expanded Linkage to Care Initiative, operated by the Houston Department of Health and Human Services and supported...

Oct 16, 2015 | Gretchen Weiss

Asian & Pacific Islander Wellness Podcast Series: Community exCHANGE

Each month, you will hear community members, activists, service providers, medical professionals, and researchers...

Oct 15, 2015 | Gretchen Weiss

Visit the New PrEPWatch.org — A Global Clearinghouse on PrEP

AVAC recently redesigned and updated www.prepwatch.org. The site is designed to be a clearinghouse for information on...

Oct 09, 2015 | Gretchen Weiss

Integrating Hepatitis Services into HIV Programs: NACCHO Shares the Local Health Department Perspective at USCA

On September 10-13, the 19th Annual United States Conference on AIDS (USCA) was held in Washington, DC. USCA brings...

Oct 06, 2015 | Gretchen Weiss

CDC Launches New Advanced Query and Data in the NCHHSTP Atlas

The NCHHSTP Atlas is the one-stop shop for CDC’s most recent surveillance data on HIV, viral hepatitis, STDs, and TB....

Oct 05, 2015 | Gretchen Weiss

2015 Kelly Report Highlights Impact of Hepatitis C on African Americans

On September 18, the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust released The 2015 Kelly Report on Health Disparities...

Sep 22, 2015 | Gretchen Weiss

NACCHO Commemorates the 25th Anniversary of the Ryan White CARE Act

This past Tuesday, August 18, marked the 25th anniversary of the Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency...

Aug 21, 2015 | Gretchen Weiss

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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 –...

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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 (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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