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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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CDC Releases New Data in Antibiotic Resistance & Patient Safety Portal

CDC recently began reporting data on carbapenemase genes detected through nationwide testing in CDC’s AR Lab Network.

Jun 24, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • Press Release
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Infectious Disease
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Infographic: Role of Local Health Departments in Addressing Healthcare-Associated Infections and Antibiotic Resistance

On May 18, NACCHO released high-level results of its 2019 Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) and Antibiotic...

May 18, 2020 | Erin Laird

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  • Antibiotic Resistance
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New Report Highlights Role of Local Health Departments in Addressing Healthcare-Associated Infections and Antibiotic Resistance

NACCHO has released high-level results of its 2019 Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) and Antibiotic Resistance...

May 18, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Infectious Disease
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National Association of County and City Health Officials’ Statement on the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), on behalf of the nation’s nearly 3,000 local...

Mar 27, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

Use of VDOT for Tuberculosis: An Interview with Richard Garfein for World TB Day 2020

­­­­Tuberculosis (TB) remains a leading cause of preventable infectious disease deaths worldwide. In the United States,...

Mar 24, 2020 | Christina Baum

  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease
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Deadline Extended: LEAP Fellowship Application

The Leaders in Epidemiology, Antimicrobial Stewardship and Public Health (LEAP) Fellowship application deadline has...

Feb 13, 2020 | Christina Baum

  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease

CDC Releases 2019 Antibiotic Resistance Investment Map

CDC invested more than $14 million last year in academic and healthcare innovators and other researchers to combat...

Jan 28, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • Webinar
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Infectious Disease

Webinar Recording: Antibiotic Stewardship and Sepsis: A Balancing Act

Hosted in December 2019 by Sepsis Alliance, this webinar presented an overview of antibiotic stewardship and recent...

Jan 15, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Food Safety & Inspection

Report Summarizes 2016–2017 NARMS Data from FDA, CDC, and USDA

A new report is available from the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS) for enteric bacteria....

Jan 02, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Epidemiology
  • Opportunity

Apply Now: Leaders in Epidemiology, Antimicrobial Stewardship, and Public Health (LEAP) Fellowship

In September 2019, the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of...

Dec 30, 2019 | Christina Baum

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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