Author Archives: Kat Kelley

Call for Members: Join NACCHO’s HIV, STI, and Viral Hepatitis Sentinel Network!

NACCHO is recruiting local health departments to participate in its HIV, STI, and Viral Hepatitis Sentinel Network (Sentinel Network). The Sentinel Network is an important mechanism for gathering the local health department perspective so that…

From the Field: Strategies to Increase Hepatitis C Screening and Linkage to Care through SSPs

By: Nicole Miller, MSN, RN; Lela Riherd, BSN, RN, CIC; Zac Doobovsky, BSN, RN, CIC; and Harp Cheema, BSN, RN, Whatcom County Health Department (WA) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates nearly 2.4 million Americans are…

Toolkit: School-Based HIV/STI Prevention Resources and Dissemination Guide

The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) has released a new toolkit, Priority Resource Dissemination Toolkit, which highlights useful resources for the implementation of school-based HIV and STI prevention interventions. The toolkit was developed collaboratively…

National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2018: Advancing Adolescent HIV Prevention and Care at the Local Level

Today is National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day (NYHAAD), the only national observance highlighting the impact of HIV & AIDS on young people. In the United States, young people aged 13-24 account for 22%…