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

Let’s Stop HIV Together Videos: "Doing It" Campaign

The Let’s Stop HIV Together campaign from CDC has a series of videos designed to designed to motivate all adults to get...

Aug 05, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

CDC Awards $109 Million to Local Areas and States for Federal Initiative to End the HIV Epidemic in the U.S.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention awarded $109 million to 32 state and local health departments that...

Aug 05, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Stories From the Field: Collaboration is Key for HIV Self-Testing in Baltimore

In May 2020, NACCHO conducted a brief survey to assess local health departments' (LHDs) HIV self-testing capacity and...

Aug 03, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

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  • COVID-19
  • Press Release
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

Press Release: Report from the Field: COVID-19 Impact on Overdose Response Activities at Local Health Departments

Today, NACCHO released new data documenting the impact of the COVID-19 response on overdose prevention and response...

Aug 03, 2020 | Andrea Grenadier

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

HIV Care and Coronavirus (COVID-19): Info and HHS/CDC Recommendations for HIV/AIDS Clinicians

TheBodyPro has developed a repository of information about the intersection of HIV and COVID-19.

Jul 29, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

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

Interim Guidance for Use of Pooling Procedures in SARS-CoV-2 Diagnostic, Screening, and Surveillance Testing

The CDC recently released interim guidance for use of pooled testing for COVID-19 screening. Pooled testing, which has...

Jul 29, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

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

Fact Sheet: How Can LGBTQ+ Youth Navigate COVID-19?

The National Coalition for Sexual Health and GLSEN released a new fact sheet, How Can LGBTQ+ Youth Navigate COVID-19?

Jul 29, 2020 | Kat Kelley

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Statement from the National Association of County and City Health Officials on World Hepatitis Day

NACCHO, on behalf of the nearly 3,000 local health departments across the country, recognizes World Hepatitis Day,...

Jul 27, 2020 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Stories From the Field: Implementing HIV Self-Testing with Limited Staff Capacity

In May 2020, NACCHO conducted a brief survey to assess local health departments' (LHDs) HIV self-testing capacity and...

Jul 27, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

  • Webinar
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Workshop: Ending the HIV Epidemic and Ryan White Part A: How Can a Strengthened Partnership between the CAEAR Coalition and NACCHO Help Jurisdictions?

Join us for an upcoming workshop on Ending the HIV Epidemic and Ryan White Part A: How Can a Strengthened Partnership...

Jul 22, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

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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...

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  • 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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  • 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 (she/her)

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 (she/her)

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 (she/her)

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 (she/her)

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 (she/her)

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 (she/her)

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 (she/her)

NCSD Webinar: At-Home HIV & STI Testing – The Lab...

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