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  • Press Release

Connecticut Local Public Health Leader Jennifer C. Kertanis Is now Board President of the National Association of County and City Health Officials

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) has announced that Jennifer C. Kertanis, MPH,...

Jul 02, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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

Podcast: How COVID-19 is Impacting Sex Workers and People Who Use Drugs

Podcast from Johns Hopkins exploring impacts of COVID-19 on sex workers and people who use drugs.

Jun 01, 2020 | Julia Zigman

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Access to HIV, STI, & Hepatitis Services During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Check out this running list of journal articles and survey findings on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on HIV, STI,...

May 26, 2020 | Rebekah Horowitz

  • Book Club
  • Podcast

Author Paul Offit Discusses His Latest Book, "Overkill: When Modern Medicine Goes Too Far"

Dr. Paul Offit discusses his new book, "Overkill: When Modern Medicine Goes Too Far," and shares how public health...

May 17, 2020 | Emily Yox

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  • Health & Disability

Inclusive Data for a Healthy Community

Local health departments strive to create communities that are healthy places for everyone to work, live, and play. To...

May 14, 2020 | Jay Schulz

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  • Press Release
  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease

New Tool Will Help Public Health Officials Estimate the Need for COVID-19 Contact Tracing

A novel workforce tool created by researchers at the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public...

May 07, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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

The Impact of COVID-19 on Syringe Services Programs in the United States

A new article in AIDS and Behavior examines the impact of COVID-19 on syringe services programs (SSPs) in the U.S.

May 06, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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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

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

  • Leadership
  • Performance Improvement
  • President's Corner

Public Health Transformational Leader Reena Chudgar Shares Advice on How to Develop and Successfully Implement Innovative Ideas

Reena Chudgar, MPH, is Director of Innovation at the Public Health National Center for Innovations (PHNCI). Reena...

Feb 19, 2020 | George Roberts

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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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