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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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  • Tools & Resources
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Health in All Policies
  • Performance Improvement

New Resource: Advancing Health Equity: A Guide to Language, Narrative and Concepts

This new guide for physicians and healthcare workers provides a valuable foundational toolkit for health equity.

Nov 01, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

Vaccine and children
  • Immunization
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Recommendations

Findings from the 2020 NIS-Child and the New CDC Catch Up Campaign for Well-Child Visits and Vaccinations

In the October 15th Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), CDC released the results of the 2020 National...

Nov 01, 2021 | Robin Mowson

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Health in All Policies

Request for Applications: Evaluating Health in All Policies

NACCHO is pleased to offer a funding opportunity for LHDs to evaluate a Health in All Policies (HiAP) initiative as...

Oct 29, 2021 | Alix Ware

The CDC Updates Blood Lead Reference Value (BLRV) From 5.0 Micrograms per Deciliter (μg/dL) to 3.5 (μg/dL) in Children

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced an update to the Blood Lead Reference Value (BLRV) from 5.0...

Oct 28, 2021

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  • Hazards & Health Effects
  • Health in All Policies
  • Research & Reports

New Factsheet Reveals Key Findings About Lead Poisoning Prevention Services Offered by Local Health Departments

NACCHO released a factsheet highlighting key findings regarding lead poisoning prevention services offered by local...

Oct 28, 2021 | Anu Varma

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  • Infectious Disease
  • Tuberculosis

CDC MMWR Released: Reported Tuberculosis in the United States, 2020

Earlier this year, on March 25, 2021, CDC published provisional tuberculosis data in CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality...

Oct 27, 2021 | Kimberly Nalley

  • Tools & Resources
  • Food Safety & Inspection

New Training: Helping Restaurants Reduce the Spread of COVID-19

New training resource from the Public Health Foundation (PHF) in partnership with the Food and Society Program at the...

Oct 26, 2021

  • Webinar

Webinar: Childhood Lead Exposure in the United States: CDC’s Role in Prevention, Education, and Surveillance

CDC Subject matter experts will discuss sources of lead in children’s environments, populations at higher risk, current...

Oct 26, 2021

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Request for Applications for COVID-19 Prevention and Mitigation Strategies, Monitoring and Evaluation Consultant

NACCHO is seeking a consultant to provide training and technical assistance to 23 program sites via one-on-one and...

Oct 22, 2021 | Jas Florentino

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccination Operational Planning Guide

With Pfizer-BioNTech’s submission for Emergency Use Authorization for their COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 5-11,...

Oct 22, 2021 | Amy Frandsen

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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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  • Tools & Resources
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Parks

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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  • Tools & Resources

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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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

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 –...

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