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Coronavirus COVID 19
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar

Resource Roundup: New Guidance on Disinfection, Webinar on Children's Environmental Health During COVID-19, and More

See NACCHO's roundup of EH and COVID-19 resources.

Apr 13, 2021 | Anu Varma

STD Roadmap
  • Tools & Resources
  • Access to Care
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Infectious Disease

The STD QCS Planning Toolkit: Easy to Use, Helpful to Utilize

NACCHO, in partnership with CDC, has released the STD QCS Planning Toolkit, a marvelous and easy-to-use assessment tool...

Apr 12, 2021 | Guest Author, Barbara Wilgus, MSN, CRNP, Program Administrator, STD/HIV Prevention Training Center at Johns Hopkins

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

Implementing Express STI Services: New Report and Clinic Guide from NACCHO's STI Express Initiative

New report and implementation guide from STI Express initiative.

Apr 12, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • Podcast

Podcast from Washington: World Tuberculosis (TB) Day

Ian Goldstein talks with Tuberculosis Control Officer at Seattle & King County Public Health Dr. Masa Narita as well as...

Apr 12, 2021 | Ian Goldstein

ST Ds rise for 6th consecutive year
  • Behavioral Health
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Infectious Disease
  • Research & Reports

Reported STDs in the U.S. Reach All-Time High for Sixth Consecutive Year

More than 2.5 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis were reported in 2019.

Apr 09, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: Gender-Affirming Care is HIV Prevention

Gender-affirming care is crucial for trans and GNC youth to stay HIV negative or, for trans youth living with HIV, to...

Apr 07, 2021 | Julia Zigman

Climate Change
  • Press Release

NACCHO and CDC Announce 2021 Climate and Health Adaptation Program Grantees

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), with support from the Climate and Health Program...

Apr 07, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

White House Centers Harm Reduction and Equity in Year 1 Drug Policy Priorities

On April 1, the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) released a statement on its drug policy...

Apr 07, 2021 | Kat Kelley

Coronavirus COVID 19
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Immunization

New CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Provider Trainings

HRSA and CDC have developed a fact sheet, New CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Provider Trainings.

Apr 02, 2021 | Beth Hess

Webinar
  • COVID-19
  • Webinar

Webinar: Federal Response to COVID-19 with FEMA, HHS, and CDC

Join this webinar on Tuesday, April 6, 3:00-4:00 pm ET.

Apr 01, 2021 | Beth Hess

Partner Articles

  • COVID-19

Investing in Evidence to Inform How to Rebuild the U.S....

Associate Professor, Erika Martin and Betty Bekemeier (University of Washington...

Apr 07, 2021 | Guest Author

Investing in Evidence to Inform How to Rebuild the U.S....

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Accreditation & Quality Improvement
  • Opportunity
  • Performance Improvement

Improving Social Determinants of Health – Getting...

NACCHO is pleased to announced the release of three Request for Proposals to...

Feb 17, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

Improving Social Determinants of Health – Getting...

Ci  Climate  Change
  • Climate Change
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Policy

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners in Calling on the...

NACCHO joins leading public health organizations in signing a declaration...

Jan 27, 2021 | Anu Varma

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners in Calling on the...

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  • COVID-19
  • Health in All Policies
  • Leadership
  • Workforce Development

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...

Water Fountain
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Water Quality

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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  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

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...

Covid
  • 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...

Wildfire
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Hazards & Health Effects

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
  • Parks

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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