Opioids

NACCHO Annual 2017: Learn More about Infectious Diseases & Informatics

The 2017 NACCHO Annual Conference will feature a variety of sharing sessions highlighting key focus areas of NACCHO’s Infectious Disease and Informatics (IDI) portfolio, including: HIV, STI & Hepatitis, Immunization, Emerging Infections and Outbreak Response.…

Op-Ed: Interconnected, Intertwined, and Colliding: Co-occurring Epidemics of HIV, Viral Hepatitis, & Opioids

In a recent blog, Richard Wolitski, Ph.D., Director, Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy, U.S Department of Health and Human Services, explored the relationship between injection drug use in the nation’s opioid epidemic, increases in…

White Paper: Local Efforts to Mitigate Human and Financial Costs of Opioid Epidemic

West Virginia is in the midst of an unprecedented heroin and opioid epidemic that is disrupting the lives of not only individuals and families, but also entire communities and regions. A recent white paper developed by the…