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.

Addressing the Public Health Threat of Climate Change

August 3rd was an historic day for the health of the United States as the White House announced the Clean Power Plan to...

Aug 19, 2015 | Lisa Brown

New HIA Funding Opportunity Available

Through support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Healthy Community Design...

Aug 19, 2015 | Bridget Kerner

Report Back from the National Sexual Health Conference

The World Health Organization defines sexual health as “a state of physical, emotional, mental, and social well-being...

Aug 18, 2015 | Alyssa Kitlas

Model Practice Awardee Discusses Implementation of PrEP for HIV Prevention in a Health Department STD Clinic

At NACCHO Annual 2015, Hennepin County Public Health in Minneapolis was awarded a Model Practice Award for...

Aug 13, 2015 | Alyssa Kitlas

CDC Releases the National Immunization Survey-Teen Results 2014

On July 30, CDC announced the results of the 2014 National Immunization Survey-Teen (NIS-Teen). Although the NIS-Teen...

Aug 12, 2015 | Kate Drezner

Resources Available in Anticipation of Flu Season

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, flu season can begin as early as October. With flu season...

Aug 11, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

NACCHO’s Vaccine Confidence Initiative: A Report from the NACCHO Annual Workshop

Recent outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases and an increase in vaccine hesitancy in regions of the United States...

Aug 10, 2015 | Kate Drezner

National Water Quality Month: A Reminder to Enhance Water Safety and Sustainability Efforts

National Water Quality Month in August serves as an important reminder for local health departments to reflect on the...

Aug 06, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

World Hepatitis Day: Recognizing the Role of Local Health Departments in Ending Hepatitis

Every day 4,000 people worldwide die from viral hepatitis, yet all of these deaths are preventable. With increased...

Jul 28, 2015 | Hilary McQuie

Get Involved with Flu Near You

Local health departments can start to prepare for next year’s flu season by registering for the Flu Near You...

Jul 27, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

Partner Articles

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  • Climate Change
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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
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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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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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  • 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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