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

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  • Food Safety & Inspection

NACCHO360 Spotlight: Tracking Vibriosis and Educating Retail Food Establishments

At the 2022 NACCHO360 Annual Conference, the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and our...

Aug 08, 2022 | Noah Papagni

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  • Immunization

Let's Get Back on Track with National Immunization Awareness Month

Each August, CDC, NACCHO, and other partners recognize National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM). This recognition...

Aug 04, 2022 | Amy Frandsen

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Air Quality

Improving Indoor Air Quality in Schools – Resource Spotlight

These resources can help LHD staff understand where to begin when it comes to supporting schools in their efforts to...

Jul 29, 2022 | Angana Roy

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

NACCHO Congenital Syphilis Compendium Summary

As of June 2022, the Congenital Syphilis Compendium has received a total of 57 intervention entries and an analysis of...

Jul 29, 2022 | Daisha Washington

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Webinar Recording: Check Yourself: How LHDs Can Use Self-Collected STI Tests

On Thursday, July 14, 2022, NACCHO and the National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) co-hosted an action-packed...

Jul 29, 2022 | Daisha Washington

  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Research & Reports

An Evaluation of Existing Retail Program Standards Networks

This issue brief investigated the benefits of state and local retail food regulatory programs participating in state-...

Jul 28, 2022 | Charlotte Ciampa, Anu Varma

  • Food Safety & Inspection

Open Registration for the 2022 FDA Retail Food Protection Seminar - New Keynote Speakers Announced!

New keynote speakers for the 2022 FDA Retail Food Protection Seminar have been announced and registration for the...

Jul 28, 2022 | Charlotte Ciampa

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  • Breastfeeding
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Together We Can Do Great Things: NACCHO celebrates National Breastfeeding Month

The solid evidence of short- and long-term medical and neurodevelopmental advantages of breastfeeding make promoting,...

Jul 28, 2022 | Erika Ennis, Sarah Robinson

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  • Access to Care
  • Global Health
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Infectious Disease

World Hepatitis Day 2022

NACCHO recognizes World Hepatitis Day on July 28 as an opportunity to raise awareness about, recognize the impact of,...

Jul 27, 2022 | Anjana Rao

  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

Abstract Submissions for the 2023 Consumer Food Safety Education Conference Open

The 2023 Consumer Food Safety Education Conference is seeking abstract submissions.

Jul 20, 2022

Partner Articles

  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Training

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

We are partnering with Climate for Health and ecoAmerica to offer an...

Jul 11, 2022 | Anu Varma

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

This video series was developed from interviews with BLOC COVID funded sites to...

Jul 06, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson, Candice Young

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

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  • Webinar
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

This year’s theme for World Hand Hygiene Day on May 5 is focused on recognizing...

May 04, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Hazards & Health Effects

Multi-faceted EPA Research Addressing Threats to Public...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) researchers are working to...

Sep 27, 2021 | Guest Author

Multi-faceted EPA Research Addressing Threats to Public...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Water Quality

Responding to Per- And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in...

On August 12, 2021, NACCHO and AAAS’s EPI Center hosted a webinar on PFAS...

Aug 27, 2021 | Guest Author

Responding to Per- And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in...

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

NEHA-FDA RFFM Mentorship Program in partnership with the...

Applications for the program are now open from September 9 through November 15,...

Aug 03, 2021 | Guest Author

NEHA-FDA RFFM Mentorship Program in partnership with the...

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Accreditation & Quality Improvement
  • Opportunity
  • Performance Improvement

Improving Social Determinants of Health – Getting...

NACCHO is pleased to announced the release of three Request for Proposals to...

Feb 17, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

Improving Social Determinants of Health – Getting...

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  • Climate Change
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Policy

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners in Calling on the...

NACCHO joins leading public health organizations in signing a declaration...

Jan 27, 2021 | Anu Varma

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners in Calling on the...

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Water Quality

Purdue University’s New Water Systems Course Designed to...

Purdue is partnering with NACCHO to offer this online course at a discount for...

Dec 04, 2020 | Emily D'Angelo

Purdue University’s New Water Systems Course Designed to...

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  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

NACCHO and CFP Seeks New Recruits for the 2020-2022 Food...

NACCHO and CFP are seeking 10-15 state, local, tribal, and territorial health...

Oct 13, 2020 | Anu Varma

NACCHO and CFP Seeks New Recruits for the 2020-2022 Food...

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  • Press Release
  • Climate Change
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners to Recognize...

NACCHO partners with Children’s Environmental Health Network for CEH Day 2020.

Sep 28, 2020 | Guest Author

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners to Recognize...

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Hazards & Health Effects

Protecting Lung Health During Wildfires

The American Lung Association has developed a new fact sheet in Spanish to...

Jul 15, 2020

Protecting Lung Health During Wildfires

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