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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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Informational Webinar: STD Quality Clinical Services (QCS) Planning Toolkit

Informational webinar for the STD QCS Planning Toolkit to Support Use of CDC’s “Recommendations for Providing Quality...

Jul 13, 2020 | Rebekah Horowitz

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HAZMAT and CBRNE Resource: the Interagency Modeling and Atmospheric Assessment Center

The Interagency Modeling and Atmospheric Assessment Center (IMAAC) provides a single point of contact for federal...

Jul 13, 2020 | Beth Hess

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COVID-19 Disaster Shelter Interim Guidance

The CDC has released interim guidance to reduce the risk of introducing and transmitting COVID-19 in general population...

Jul 13, 2020 | Beth Hess

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NACCHO's COVID-19 Virtual Community Now Available to All Local Health Department Staff

NACCHO has opened our COVID-19 Virtual Community to all local health department staff.

Jul 08, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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HHS Announces New Organ Transplant Guidance

HHS recently published an updated solid organ transplant guideline to assess donors and monitor recipients for HIV,...

Jul 08, 2020 | Julia Zigman

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Alternate Care Site Toolkit

ASPR TRACIE has released an updated Alternate Care Site Toolkit to help address potential capacity and capability gaps...

Jul 02, 2020 | Beth Hess

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With Symposium and New Portal, NIEHS Makes it Easier to Learn How Climate Changes Health

On July 1, the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences will host its Fourth Annual Global Environmental...

Jun 29, 2020 | Guest Author

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Updated HIV Risk Reduction Toolkit from CDC

The latest version of the online HIV Risk Reduction Tool (HRRT) is now available from CDC.

Jun 24, 2020 | Julia Zigman

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  • Antibiotic Resistance
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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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Partnership for Food Protection Webinar - Managing Retail Food Operations During and After a Pandemic

A ninety-minute webinar to discuss lessons learned, best practices implemented, and continuing challenges to conducting...

Jun 24, 2020

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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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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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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

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  • 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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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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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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  • 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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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...

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  • 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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