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.

Aedes Aegypti and Local Vector Control: Mapping out a Plan for Zika Vector Surveillance and Control

Summertime is approaching, which means mosquito season is upon us. As the weather gets warmer, we can expect to see an...

May 31, 2016 | Nyana Quashie

Celebrate National Air Quality Awareness Week

Monday kicks off the tenth annual Air Quality Awareness Week. An environmental health initiative developed in...

Apr 29, 2016 | Lindsay Tiffany

Zika Action Plan Summit: Lessons for Local Health Departments

On April 1, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention hosted the Zika Action Plan Summit to convene state, local,...

Apr 14, 2016 | Christina Baum

Environmental Factors Cause One in Four Deaths Worldwide

A new report by the World Health Organization (WHO) concludes that environmental factors like air, water, and soil...

Mar 25, 2016 | Katie Regan

New Study Links Air Pollution to Increased Risk of Obesity and Diabetes

Exposure to air pollution, even for just a month or two, may be enough to increase the risk of developing diabetes,...

Mar 24, 2016 | Katie Regan

Prevention Institute and JSI Research & Training Institute Discuss ‘Portfolio of Strategies’ Approach to Improving Health

Prevention Institute and JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. have released a commentary discussing how...

Feb 19, 2016 | Alyson Jordan

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Zika Virus: What Local Health Departments Need to Know

Zika virus infection, which is primarily spread to humans through the Aedes species mosquito, has become a public...

Feb 05, 2016 | Alyson Jordan

CDC Releases Two New ‘Tracking in Action’ Videos

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Environmental Health Tracking Network has released...

Oct 28, 2015 | Katie Regan

Protecting Children from Environmental Threats During Children’s Health Month

We face environmental health threats every day in the air we breathe, the food we eat, and the homes in which we live....

Oct 23, 2015 | Katie Regan

EPA Announces Restrictions on Ozone Pollution

The Obama Administration today unveiled new restrictions on ozone pollution that tighten the current limits for the...

Oct 01, 2015 | Katie Regan

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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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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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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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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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  • Climate Change
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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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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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Greener Parks for Health

National Recreation and Park Association releases new Greener Parks for Health...

Jul 13, 2020

Greener Parks for Health

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CDC Report: Temporary Reassignment of Personnel Requests...

CDC recently updated its flexibilities guidance for recipients and applicants...

Jul 09, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

CDC Report: Temporary Reassignment of Personnel Requests...

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Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

SYNC 2020, the National Conference for HIV, HCV, STI and LGBTQ Health, is...

Jul 08, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Apply Now: DIS Scholarships for STD Engage 2020...

NCSD and NACCHO are pleased to offer several full scholarships for DIS to...

Jun 24, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Apply Now: DIS Scholarships for STD Engage 2020...

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Social Media Resources: National HIV Testing Day

Social media toolkit for National HIV Testing Day, a day to raise awareness...

Jun 24, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Social Media Resources: National HIV Testing Day

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Syringe Services Programs and the COVID-19 Pandemic:...

Local health departments (LHDs) are on the frontlines of the opioid crisis,...

Jun 16, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Syringe Services Programs and the COVID-19 Pandemic:...

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