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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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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Sexual History Taking Pocket Cards

These pocket cards — one focusing on adults, one on adolescents, and one a combination of both adults & adolescents —...

Jan 06, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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

Resource: STI Care Options During COVID-19

This document, developed by Denver PTC, provides options for delivery of sexually transmitted infection (STI) services...

Jan 06, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Capacity-Building Opportunity: Queer & Gender Equity Project

Advocates for Youth’s Queer and Gender Equity Project (QGEP) is accepting applications for goal-oriented training and...

Jan 06, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Injury and Violence Prevention

Overdose Deaths Accelerating During COVID-19

Over 81,000 drug overdose deaths occurred in the United States in the 12 months ending in May 2020, the highest number...

Jan 06, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Syringe Services Programs: A Technical Package of Effective Strategies and Approaches for Planning, Design and Implementation

A new technical assistance resource is available for SSPs to help guide effective planning and implementation and to...

Jan 06, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

HHS Releases Advisory Opinion Clarifying that 340B Discounts Apply to Contract Pharmacies

A recent HHS statement clarifies that drug manufacturers are required to deliver discounts under the 340B Drug Pricing...

Jan 06, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

HIV Recommendations for the Biden-Harris Administration: AIDS United and Act Now: End AIDS Coalition

AIDS United and the Act Now: End AIDS (ANEA) Coalition sent a memo to the incoming administration outlining the...

Jan 06, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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

When Epidemics Collide: Why People with HIV May Have Worse COVID-19 Outcomes and Implications for Vaccination

An article published in Clinical Infectious Diseases in January 2021 discusses a growing body of evidence that people...

Jan 06, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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

COVID-19: Considerations for People with HIV

Updated resource discussing clinical and public health considerations related to COVID-19 for people with HIV.

Jan 06, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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

Knowledge, attitudes, and acceptability of direct-acting antiviral hepatitis C treatment among people incarcerated in jail: A qualitative study

A recent study in PLOS One describes knowledge, attitudes, and acceptability of HCV treatment among people living with...

Jan 06, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • COVID-19
  • Health in All Policies
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Preparing Your Local Health Department for the Future

If the pandemic has taught us one thing, it is the importance of preparedness....

Jan 15, 2021 | Guest Author

Preparing Your Local Health Department for the Future

  • Tools & Resources
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Promoting Healthy Weight Success Stories & New Online...

The CHOICES Project at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health launched...

Dec 26, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

Promoting Healthy Weight Success Stories & New Online...

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
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Purdue University’s New Water Systems Course Designed to...

Purdue is partnering with NACCHO to offer this online course at a discount for...

Dec 04, 2020 | Emily D'Angelo

Purdue University’s New Water Systems Course Designed to...

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NACCHO and CFP Seeks New Recruits for the 2020-2022 Food...

NACCHO and CFP are seeking 10-15 state, local, tribal, and territorial health...

Oct 13, 2020 | Anu Varma

NACCHO and CFP Seeks New Recruits for the 2020-2022 Food...

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  • Press Release
  • Climate Change
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners to Recognize...

NACCHO partners with Children’s Environmental Health Network for CEH Day 2020.

Sep 28, 2020 | Guest Author

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners to Recognize...

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  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
  • Communications & Public Relations

Public Health Communications Collaborative Webinar

The Public Health Communications Collaborative will hold its first live Q&A...

Sep 21, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

Public Health Communications Collaborative Webinar

2021 RWJF Culture of Health Prize
  • Opportunity
  • Social Determinants of Health

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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  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
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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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  • Tools & Resources
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
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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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  • 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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