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Top Moments From Day Two at NACCHO 360

Welcome to the final day of NACCHO 360! Yesterday NACCHO Chief Executive Officer, Lori T. Freeman opened up the day's...

Jul 09, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

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Top Moments From Day One at NACCHO 360

Welcome to day two of NACCHO 360! Yesterday, Chief Executive Officer, Lori Tremmel Freeman opened the first plenary,...

Jul 08, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

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  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

NACCHO Exchange: Overdose Crisis

This issue of NACCHO Exchange highlights local health departments’ response efforts to the opioid overdose crisis. The...

Jun 14, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

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Featured NACCHO Resource: Administrative Preparedness and the Public Health Workforce: Suggested Strategies for Health Departments

As local health departments continue their activation around the COVID-19 pandemic, unique administrative strategies...

May 14, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

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  • Emergency Response
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NACCHO Urges Support for Frontline Public Health Workers

NACCHO recently sent a letter to Congress highlighting the key role of health department staff on the front lines of...

May 04, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

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  • Infectious Disease
  • Informatics

NACCHO Launches New Interactive COVID-19 Dashboard

Today, NACCHO launched its COVID-19 Data Lab, powered by Esri, to showcase available data that is geared toward the...

Apr 22, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

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  • Awards & Recognition
  • Opportunity

Apply for NACCHO’s Awards and Get Honored at NACCHO 360!

The application period for NACCHO’s 2020 Local Health Department of the Year, the Maurice “Mo” Mullet...

Apr 10, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

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A Message from NACCHO CEO Lori Tremmel Freeman

Today marks the beginning of National Public Health Week 2020. Recognition of our county and city health departments...

Apr 06, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

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  • Infectious Disease

A Message from NACCHO on Our COVID-19 Response

NACCHO’s activation in this pandemic has been elevated to a Level 3 (highest) and a full Incident Command Structure...

Apr 03, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

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Thoughts on Adaptive Leadership During the COVID-19 Pandemic

By focusing on a few elements of leadership practice, public health leaders, particularly those in state and local...

Apr 03, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

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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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  • 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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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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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

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

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

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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  • Tools & Resources
  • 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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  • Tools & Resources
  • 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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