The Essential Elements of Local Public Health

The Essential Elements of Local Public Health provides updates and information from NACCHO’s Environmental Health and Infectious Disease portfolios.

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  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Community Health
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured

NACCHO's Healthcare Infection Prevention and Control Summit: Equip, Collaborate, and Innovate for Success

The NACCHO Healthcare IPC Summit, supported by CDC Project Firstline, aims to foster collaboration among local, state,...

Feb 14, 2024 | Jaclyn Abramson

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Partnerships

Request for Proposals: Technical Assistance to Improve Vaccine Access, Education, and Outreach Through Faith-Based Partnerships

NACCHO, with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), released a funding opportunity for The...

Feb 12, 2024 | Tori Decea

Lessons Learned From Local Health Departments
  • Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene

Meeting the Needs of People Experiencing Homelessness During Local WASH-Related Emergencies

Article in March 2024 issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice (JPHMP) highlights needs of people...

Feb 09, 2024 | Rebecca Rainey

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Tools & Resources
  • Opportunity
  • Training

2024 Vector Control Hurricane Crisis Workshop: Registration is OPEN!

Local vector control programs in North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, and Puerto Rico are invited to attend this...

Feb 08, 2024 | Anu Varma

Updates on Lead/Chromium in Applesauce: CDC Call on February 8

Join the CDC on February 8, 2024, at 2pm EST.

Feb 06, 2024

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  • Awards & Recognition
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Infectious Disease

World TB Day: Nominations Open for U.S. TB Elimination Champions

In recognition of World TB Day March 24, CDC is seeking nominations for the U.S. TB Elimination Champions to reflect...

Feb 05, 2024 | Irene Halferty

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Community Health
  • Water Quality

[Webinar] Using Environmental Health Data to Inform Pool Regulatory Efforts in the City of Long Beach, California

Model Aquatic Health Code Network Webinar - February 2024.

Jan 29, 2024 | Rebecca Rainey

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Please Share with Clinicians: Updated PFAS Information from the CDC

Updated information for clinicians to consider when seeing patients who have concerns about per- and polyfluoroalkyl...

Jan 18, 2024 | Guest Author

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  • Tools & Resources
  • COVID-19

Lessons Learned from NACCHO’s Wastewater Surveillance Mentorship Program (Cohort 2)

Read our new report to learn about the background and activities of each participant from the second cohort.

Jan 18, 2024 | Rebecca Rainey

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  • Vector Control

2024 Vector Control Hurricane Crisis Workshop: Scholarships Open

Local vector control programs in North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, and Puerto Rico are invited to attend this...

Jan 16, 2024 | Anu Varma

Partner Articles

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Partnerships

Request for Proposals: Technical Assistance to Improve...

NACCHO, with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),...

Feb 12, 2024 | Tori Decea

Request for Proposals: Technical Assistance to Improve...

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  • Opportunity

Win $25,000 in cash prizes. Share your innovative...

The EPA’s Small Communities, Big Challenges Competition encourages local...

Nov 16, 2023 | Anu Varma

Win $25,000 in cash prizes. Share your innovative...

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  • Community Engagement

It’s Children’s Environmental Health Day today!

Celebrate with us!

Oct 12, 2023 | Anu Varma

It’s Children’s Environmental Health Day today!

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  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Central District Health Department

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Sep 11, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Central District Health Department

Calhoun
  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Calhoun County Health Department

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Sep 08, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Calhoun County Health Department

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  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Pima County

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Aug 14, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Pima County

Brownsville
  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Brownsville

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Aug 07, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Brownsville

Cook County
  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Cook County

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Jul 31, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Cook County

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  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Cameron County

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Jul 24, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Cameron County

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  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: DuPage County

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Jul 17, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: DuPage County

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  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Cass County

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Jul 10, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Cass County

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning
  • Healthy Aging
  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)

New Release: Indicators of Healthy Aging: A Guide to...

NACCHO, in partnership with the Trust for America’s Health and with funding...

Jun 20, 2023 | Andrea Grenadier

New Release: Indicators of Healthy Aging: A Guide to...

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