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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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  • Press Release

Compromising the Role of Public Health Officials Makes Our Nation Less Safe

Statement from the National Association of County and City Health Officials and the Big Cities Health Coalition

Jun 15, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Health Equity & Social Justice
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Podcast from Washington: Racially Driven Violence Against African Americans and NACCHO’s COVID-19 Dashboard Resource

In this week’s episode of Podcast from Washington, NACCHO Government Affairs team members Ian Goldstein and Eli Briggs...

Jun 11, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

Police Violence
  • Press Release

Racially Driven Violence Against Black Americans Is a Public Health Issue

For Black people in the U.S., racist-driven violence is an everyday reality.

Jun 02, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Press Release
  • Workforce Development

NACCHO Recommends at Least $7.6 Billion for Contact Tracing Workforce Surge

As Congress continues to work on legislation related to the COVID-19 response, we encourage Congress to ensure...

May 12, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

  • Emergency Response
  • Workforce Development

Major Public Health Wins in COVID-19 Bills

NACCHO has successfully advocated for billions of dollars in federal funding for the public health response to COVID-19...

May 05, 2020 | NACCHO Government Affairs Team

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  • Press Release
  • Emergency Response
  • Workforce Development

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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  • Press Release
  • Infectious Disease

NACCHO’s Past Presidents Call for Action to Support Public Health Response to Coronavirus

Yesterday, 19 former presidents of the NACCHO, on behalf of the nation’s nearly 3,000 local health departments, sent...

Apr 23, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Press Release
  • Workforce Development

NACCHO Applauds the Introduction of Public Health Workforce Loan Repayment Act in the Senate

A federal Public Health Workforce Loan Repayment program is an important investment in strengthening health departments...

Apr 22, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

  • Press Release

National Association of County and City Health Officials’ Position Statement on Public Health Capacity for COVID-19 Contact Tracing Surge

Massive scale up of health department workforce, supports needed to achieve goals

Apr 16, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Press Release
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Infectious Disease

Report from the Field: The Impact of COVID-19 on Local Health Department HIV, STI, and Hepatitis Programs

Health departments across the country are limiting or shuttering services due to the outbreak.

Apr 15, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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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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  • Tools & Resources
  • 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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  • Community Engagement
  • Informatics
  • Opportunity

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

CDC Publishes New Data from Medical Monitoring Project

New CDC report reflecting needs and experiences of adults with diagnosed HIV.

Jun 10, 2020

CDC Publishes New Data from Medical Monitoring Project

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  • Webinar
  • Health Equity & Social Justice

All of Us Research: Engaging the LGBTQ+ Community to...

Historically, medical research has failed to ethically and rigorously include...

Jun 02, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

All of Us Research: Engaging the LGBTQ+ Community to...

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