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MMWR: Access to Syringe Services Programs — Kentucky, North Carolina, and West Virginia, 2013–2017

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) on Access to Syringe Services Programs — Kentucky, North Carolina, and West Virginia, 2013–2017. The report explores how syringe services programs (SSPs)…

FY18 Choice Neighborhoods Implementation Grants from U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) posted the FY18 Choice Neighborhoods Implementation Grants Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA). HUD is making available approximately $145 million for Implementation Grants of up to $30 million…

Intimate Partner Violence and Disability-Specific Abuse: An Overlooked Issue and the Role of Local Health Departments

By Whitney Thurman, NACCHO Health and Disability Fellow Intimate partner violence (IPV) is defined as intentional behaviors toward an intimate partner in the form of intimidation; emotional abuse; physical, sexual, and/or psychological assault; or any…

CDC Funding Opportunity: Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health

CDC’s Division for Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity (DNPAO) announces the availability of Fiscal Year 2018 funds to implement CDC-RFA-DP18-1813: Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH). This 5-year program will improve health, prevent…