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.

  • Tools & Resources
  • Rural Health
  • Social Determinants of Health

Social Determinants of Health in Rural Communities Toolkit

Health and well-being is influenced by many factors outside of just medical care received. The Social Determinants of...

Mar 12, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Communications & Public Relations
  • Immunization

Vaccinate Your Family Releases New Series of Videos That Share the Real Life Consequences of VPDs

Vaccinate Your Family (VYF) has released a new series of videos that capture the stories of five individuals who share...

Mar 10, 2020 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

  • Water Quality

EPA Announces Proposed Decision to Regulate PFOA and PFOS in Drinking Water

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) took another step in implementing the Agency’s PFAS Action Plan by proposing...

Feb 24, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Emergency Response
  • Research & Reports

2020 Ready or Not Report: Protecting the Public’s Health

Ready or Not: Protecting the Public’s Health from Diseases, Disasters and Bioterrorism is an annual report measuring...

Feb 18, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Immunization

CDC Releases 2020 Immunization Schedules

Following the release of new recommendations issued by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP),  the...

Feb 04, 2020 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

  • Webinar
  • Health in All Policies

HiAP Webinar Recording: Impact of State and Federal HiAP Approaches

The first webinar in NACCHO’s 2020 Monthly Health in All Policies (HiAP) Webinar Series was held on Tuesday, Jan....

Jan 30, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

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  • Health & Disability
  • Infectious Disease
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Tobacco-Use Prevention

Best For You, Best For Baby: Five Tips for Preventing Birth Defects

Expectant parents receive a barrage of messages on how to keep their babies safe and healthy during pregnancy. For...

Jan 13, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Food Safety & Inspection

Report Summarizes 2016–2017 NARMS Data from FDA, CDC, and USDA

A new report is available from the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS) for enteric bacteria....

Jan 02, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Food Safety & Inspection

FDA Makes Available Results from Second Round of Testing for PFAS in Foods from the General Food Supply

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is posting results from the second round of testing for 16 types of per- and...

Jan 02, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

New Research Reveals Prenatal Exposure to PFAS is Associated with Lower Birth Weight

A new study from Karlstad University evaluated the association between early pregnancy exposure to eight Perfluoroalkyl...

Dec 21, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

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...

Water Fountain
  • 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...

Wildfire
  • 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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