Infectious Disease

New Fact Sheet: Zika Resources for Local Health Departments

NACCHO is pleased to release a reference document: Zika Resources for Local Health Departments. In 2017, NACCHO conducted a literature and desk review assessment to explore local health department (LHD) preparedness and response capabilities specific…

JPHMP Article: Lessons in Infection Control: The Role of Local Health Departments in Prevention, Preparedness, and Response

NACCHO’s Infectious Diseases Team is featured in the July/August 2018 issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. Browse the article summary below and read the full article here. The 2014 Ebola virus disease outbreak…

Watch Now: Symposium: America’s Opioid Epidemic: Youth Awareness & Prevention

The Hill hosted a symposium to convene lawmakers, educators, physicians and addiction experts for a conversation about the role prevention can play in curbing opioid addiction in teenagers. The discussion sought to answer: What steps should be taken…

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)…