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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Infant Immunization Week
  • Immunization

It’s National Infant Immunization Week: Parents, let’s stay on track with your child’s vaccinations

The annual National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is April 24 – 30, 2022. Each year, NIIW celebrates the critical...

Apr 25, 2022 | Nicholas Holmes

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Global Health
  • Immunization

World Immunization Week Provides an Opportunity to Think Globally and Act Locally

As we celebrate World Immunization Week, taking place April 24-30st, 2022, we would like to reflect on the ways that...

Apr 25, 2022 | Robin Mowson

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Opportunity

RFP: NACCHO Research and Evaluation Ethics Needs Assessment, Risk Assessment, and Ethics Policies Development

NACCHO is pleased to offer a funding opportunity for a consultant to complete an ethics/data security needs assessment,...

Apr 22, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Infectious Disease
  • Opportunity
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

Request for Proposals: Evaluating Essential Skills and Workforce Training Needs for Local Health Department Staff Engaged in Infection Prevention and Control Activities

NACCHO will award up to $100,000 for a consultant, or consulting firm, to assist NACCHO with the development,...

Apr 21, 2022 | Erin Laird

  • Health & Disability

Organizational Support to Amplify the Voices of People With Disabilities

Local health departments can model true allyship by using their platforms to raise awareness, combat misconceptions,...

Apr 21, 2022 | Guest Author

Steps to Mitigate RSV as a Public Health Concern
  • Infectious Disease

Call to Action: New RSV Resources Available

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a common respiratory infection which results in substantial morbidity and...

Apr 21, 2022 | Katherine Waters

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Substance Use Disorder

Request For Applications: Harm Reduction Practices and Services: Academic Detailing Pilot Project

NACCHO is offering a funding opportunity to develop key messages that can be delivered through one-on-one educational...

Apr 19, 2022 | Audrey Eisemann

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease
  • Influenza
  • Community Health

What should Local Health Departments Know About Avian Influenza: A Q&A with CDC

The widespread global news of avian influenza in birds has more than likely raised a few hackle feathers from the...

Apr 16, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

  • Awards & Recognition

Nominations for the Inclusion and Diversity for Equitable Advancement in Environmental Health Award

The IDEA EH Award will celebrate organizations whose environmental health leadership exemplifies inclusion, diversity,...

Apr 13, 2022 | Guest Author

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  • Webinar
  • Climate Change
  • Food Safety & Inspection

NACCHO and CDC Presents Sharing Session on Climate Change and Food Safety

The National Association of County and City Health Officials and the National Environmental Health Association, with...

Apr 08, 2022

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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...

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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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