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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  • Immunization

Updated National Immunization Assessment Data

In September 2022 and January 2023, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released the findings from the...

Feb 03, 2023 | Amiris Roberson

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Community Health
  • Performance Improvement
  • Social Determinants of Health

RFP: Improving Social Determinants of Health – Getting Further Faster Year 3: Public Health, Healthcare, Human Services Alignment

Building upon the results of Years 1 and 2 of the CDC's Improving Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) – Getting...

Feb 03, 2023 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Community Health
  • Opportunity
  • Technical Assistance

RFA: Wastewater Surveillance for SARS-CoV-2 Mentorship Program

NACCHO, with support from the CDC, is now accepting applications for the 2023 cohort of the Wastewater Surveillance for...

Feb 02, 2023 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Community Engagement to Strengthen Approaches to Decreasing Syphilis RFAs

NACCHO is pleased to announce two new funding opportunities to decrease syphilis via community engagement. Both...

Feb 02, 2023 | Rebekah Horowitz

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  • Community Health
  • Tuberculosis

CDC U.S. TB Elimination Champions Call for Nominations

Nominations for the U.S. CDC U.S. TB Elimination Champions are now open! CDC is seeking nominations that reflect the...

Feb 01, 2023 | NacchoVoice, Irene Halferty

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Leadership
  • Opportunity
  • Workforce Development

Request for Proposals: Curriculum Designer to Develop Training Program for New Local Health Officials

NACCHO is seeking a qualified consultant to develop a new training curriculum that NACCHO will use to provide new local...

Jan 30, 2023 | Andrea Grenadier

  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Resilience
  • Mental Health

Bouncing Back from Local Environmental Health Staff Impact During COVID-19

This blog takes a look at the impact the pandemic had specifically on the environmental health staff of local health...

Jan 24, 2023 | Charlotte Ciampa

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  • Press Release

The National Association of County and City Health Officials Files Amicus Brief in Appeal of Local Opioid Crisis Case

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), along with the American Public Health...

Jan 23, 2023 | NacchoVoice

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease

NASEM Releases Report on Wastewater-Based Disease Surveillance

New report reviews the current utility of community-level wastewater surveillance during the COVID-19 pandemic and its...

Jan 19, 2023 | Rebecca Rainey

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Vector Control

Become Part of the Vector Control Collaborative Mentorship Program: 2023 Applications Now Open

Help build capacity for mosquito and tick control and surveillance programs through mentorship.

Jan 17, 2023 | Anu Varma

Partner Articles

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)
  • Opportunity

RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

NACCHO is seeking a qualified consultant to provide graphic design for the new...

Nov 07, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

  • 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
  • Community Health
  • ID Featured

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

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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