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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A Call to Action by Dr. Nancy Messonnier

During these unprecedented times, CDC is asking for your help in protecting our communities through vaccination.

Jun 23, 2020
By Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

RWHAP Penalties and Requirements Waived for FY20 & FY21

The HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau released a final letter outlining the requirements and penalties that are waived for FY20 &...

Mar 04, 2021

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

HepVu Launches County-Level Hepatitis C-Related Mortality Data

HepVu launched it’s new interactive maps and data visualizing Hepatitis C-related mortality at the county-level,...

Mar 04, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

CDC's Harm Reduction Technical Assistance Program: Webinar March 9

Please join CDC, NASTAD, the University of Washington, the National Harm Reduction Coalition, and NACCHO for a webinar...

Mar 03, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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Environmental Health & COVID-19 Resource Roundup: March 3, 2021

NACCHO's latest bi-weekly blog consisting of an up-to-date collection of COVID-19 resources for our members working at...

Mar 03, 2021 | Anu Varma

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  • COVID-19
  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease

New Variants of SARS-CoV-2: What we know, and how one local health department has been impacted

New variants of the virus SARS-CoV-2 have increasingly become one of the top concerns as efforts to prevent the spread...

Mar 02, 2021 | Kimberly Nalley

  • Awards & Recognition

NACCHO Awarded the U.S. Food and Drug Administration 2020 Office of Regulatory Affairs Honor Awards

In 2020, NACCHO was among organizations nominated by, and subsequently awarded, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s...

Feb 22, 2021 | Anu Varma

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

NACCHO and CDC Seeking Information on Congenital Syphilis Prevention & Control Efforts

NACCHO, in conjunction with CDC, is interested in collecting information on Congenital Syphilis prevention and control...

Feb 22, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

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  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Research & Reports

New Issue Brief Highlights Adult Fall Prevention

This issue brief highlights the prevalence of falls in community-dwelling older adults and offers evidence-based...

Feb 21, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

  • Webinar
  • Opportunity

EPA Announces the Cleaner Indoor Air During Wildfire Challenge

The challenge is open now through May 17, 2021.

Feb 18, 2021 | Anu Varma

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response
  • Health Equity & Social Justice

Call for Resources: Infection Prevention and Control Materials Developed by Local Health Departments for Training Frontline Healthcare and Public Health Workforce

NACCHO, in partnership with the CDC, is is gathering infection prevention and control (IPC) materials and training...

Feb 18, 2021

Partner Articles

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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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  • Climate Change
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
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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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  • 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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  • 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 –...

  • 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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  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

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

  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

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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