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STD Awareness Month 2018: Impact of Budget Cuts on HIV, STI, and Viral Hepatitis Programs

Overview Local health departments (LHDs) play an important role in the prevention, care, and treatment of HIV, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and viral hepatitis. We have the tools and technologies to end the HIV epidemic,…

New Release: Community Response Planning for Outbreaks of Hepatitis and HIV Among People Who Inject Drugs

In response to the vulnerability to rapid dissemination of hepatitis and HIV among people who inject drugs (PWID), which is being fueled by our nation’s opioid epidemic, the National Association of County and City Health…

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%…

Food Safety Program Successes in Providing the 10 Essential Environmental Public Health Services

Learn how local and state food safety programs apply the 10 Essential Environmental Public Health Services in this Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) column from the December 2017 issue of the Journal of Environmental…

Environmental Health Program Performance and Its Relationship with Environment-Related Disease in Florida

Read about how environmental health programs in Florida improved their delivery of the 10 Essential Environmental Public Health Services (EEPHS) and how this contributed to better overall health outcomes in their communities. The study used a…