Infectious Disease

Fact Sheets: Antimicrobial Resistance: Local Efforts on a Global Issue and Antimicrobial Stewardship

NACCHO is pleased to announce the release of two fact sheets highlighting the role of local health departments (LHDs) in combating antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and supporting antimicrobial stewardship. Antimicrobial Resistance: Local Efforts on a Global…

Webinar Recording: Mumps in U.S. Detention Facilities

Since September 2018, there have been greater than 800 mumps cases in adult migrants detained in U.S. detention facilities who are under the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).  Effective public health interventions…

Webinar Recording: Health Department and Health Center Collaborations to Improve TB Screening, Testing, Treatment, and Care

Despite availability of screening and treatment, tuberculosis (TB) remains a leading cause of preventable infectious disease deaths worldwide and disproportionately affects vulnerable populations. In the United States, eliminating TB is a national public health goal…

MMWR: National, Regional, State, and Selected Local Area Vaccination Coverage Among Adolescents Aged 13–17 Years — United States, 2018

2018 data show that adolescent human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination rates increased slightly, but more work needs to be done to protect more people against HPV-associated cancers. A new report from the CDC shows little progress…