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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  • COVID-19
  • Water Quality

Wastewater-Based Disease Surveillance for Public Health Action: Report Release Webinar

Join the webinar to learn more.

Jan 13, 2023 | Anu Varma

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  • Vector Control

Understanding At-risk Audiences’ Attitudes Toward Mosquito and Tick Bite Prevention

A summary of findings now online.

Jan 12, 2023

Board Members
  • Press Release

The National Association of County and City Health Officials Announces Two New Board of Directors

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) is proud to announce the appointment of two new...

Jan 11, 2023 | NacchoVoice

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Community Health
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections

Scholarship Opportunity for Local Health Department Staff to Become Certified in Infection Control

Apply today! NACCHO is offering a scholarship opportunity for local health department staff obtaining certification in...

Jan 09, 2023 | Jaclyn Abramson

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

HIV, STI, Viral Hepatitis, and Harm Reduction Workgroup (HSHW) In-Person Meeting Recap

In November, the HIV, STI, Viral Hepatitis, and Harm Reduction Workgroup (HSHW) met in person, with representatives...

Jan 05, 2023 | Grace Murtha

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2022: Environmental Health Year in Review

NACCHO's Environmental Health team's collective impact.

Jan 04, 2023 | Anu Varma

Strengthening COVID-19 Prevention and Mitigation Strategies among Refugee, Immigrant, and Migrant (RIM) Communities

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) is excited to announce a new funding opportunity.

Jan 03, 2023 | Kalikidan Gizow

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • RIM

Strengthening COVID-19 Prevention and Mitigation Strategies among Refugee, Immigrant, and Migrant (RIM) Communities

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) is excited to announce a new funding opportunity.

Jan 03, 2023 | Kalikidan Gizaw

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • RIM

Strengthening Local Public Health among Afghan Refugee, Immigrant, and Migrant (RIM) Communities

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) is excited to announce a new funding opportunity.

Jan 03, 2023 | Kalikidan Gizaw

City Communications Connected Health
  • Tools & Resources
  • Behavioral Health

Social Media During a Public Health Crisis

Social media was both an incubator for misinformation that local health officials have had to combat as well as a...

Dec 29, 2022 | Charlotte Ciampa

Partner Articles

MAPP Roadmap
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)
  • Opportunity

RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

NACCHO is seeking a qualified consultant to provide graphic design for the new...

Nov 07, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Training

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
  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Health
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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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  • Webinar
  • Community Health
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Infectious Disease

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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