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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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Informational Webinar: STD Quality Clinical Services (QCS) Planning Toolkit

Informational webinar for the STD QCS Planning Toolkit to Support Use of CDC’s “Recommendations for Providing Quality...

Jul 13, 2020 | Rebekah Horowitz

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Access to HIV, STI, & Hepatitis Services During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Check out this running list of journal articles and survey findings on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on HIV, STI,...

May 26, 2020 | Rebekah Horowitz

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Prioritizing STI, HIV, and Viral Hepatitis Services During COVID-19 Response

As health departments pivot to work on COVID-19 response, there is a need to consider how to prioritize the work that...

May 19, 2020 | Rebekah Horowitz

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NACCHO Releases Op-Ed Toolkit for Local Health Department HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis Programs

Local health departments (LHDs) play a critical role in promoting and protecting the health, safety, and well-being of...

Jan 22, 2020 | Rebekah Horowitz

Request for Applications: Local Innovations in Congenital Syphilis Prevention

In partnership with the CDC’s Division of STD Prevention, NACCHO will provide at least five local health departments...

Nov 19, 2019 | Rebekah Horowitz

STD Federal Action Plan: Listening Sessions and RFI

In 2017, rates of STDs reached an all-time high among males and females and all racial and ethnic groups. The U.S....

Apr 10, 2019 | Rebekah Horowitz

STD Awareness Month 2019: The State of STDs & the Importance of LHDs

Observed each April, STD Awareness Month serves to raise awareness about what sexually transmitted diseases/infections...

Apr 03, 2019 | Rebekah Horowitz

Learning and Growing Skills for Disease Intervention Specialists, the Frontline Fighters of STD Epidemics

As part of NACCHO’s efforts to support Disease Intervention Specialists (DIS), which have included participation in the...

Apr 03, 2019 | Rebekah Horowitz

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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 –...

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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

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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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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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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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...

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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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