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.

Three Ways to Support Local Food Safety During National Food Safety Month

By Bryan Chapman, CP-FS, Vice President of Strategic Development, StateFoodSafety.com Since President Obama signed the...

Sep 22, 2015 | Guest Author

CDC Investigation Updates: Salmonella Outbreak Related to Imported Cucumbers

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), multiple states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

Sep 17, 2015 | Katie Regan

FDA Announces Email Alerts Service for Retail Food Protection

The U.S. Federal Drug Administration (FDA) has established a free email alert service that allows subscribers to...

Aug 19, 2015 | Katie Regan

National Environmental Health Association – Annual Educational Conference and Exhibition’s Food Safety and Defense Sessions

By Amy Chang, Program Analyst, Environmental Health, Pandemic Preparedness, and Catastrophic Response, NACCHO, and...

Aug 13, 2015 | Amy Chang

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

FDA Proposes New Food Label That Includes Details on “Added Sugars”

According to an article by The Washington Post, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on July 24 expanded upon...

Aug 07, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

FDA Releases Best Practices for FoodSHIELD

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) Partnership for Food Protection’s Surveillance, Response...

Jul 24, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

FDA Delays Implementation of Menu Calorie Count Rules

Implementation of a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requirement that chain restaurants, grocery stores, and...

Jul 10, 2015 | Katie Regan

FDA Releases Supplement to the 2013 Food Code

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a Supplement to the 2013 Food Code, a model for retail food regulations...

Jul 08, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

Raw Milk-Associated Outbreaks: Lessons Learned from Past Events

The number of states legalizing the sale of raw milk is on the rise—and so is the number of raw milk-related outbreaks....

Jun 29, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

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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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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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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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Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

SYNC 2020, the National Conference for HIV, HCV, STI and LGBTQ Health, is...

Jul 08, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

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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 (she/her)

Apply Now: DIS Scholarships for STD Engage 2020...

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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 (she/her)

Social Media Resources: National HIV Testing Day

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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 (she/her)

Syringe Services Programs and the COVID-19 Pandemic:...

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The Path to One Million: Leveraging the Power of Public...

Since its launch, the All of Us Research Program has enrolled more than 350,000...

Jun 11, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

The Path to One Million: Leveraging the Power of Public...

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NCSD Brief: At-Home Self-Collection Lab Testing for...

The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) developed a technical assistance...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

NCSD Brief: At-Home Self-Collection Lab Testing for...

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NCSD Releases STD Billing Toolkit

The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) released STD TAC Billing...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

NCSD Releases STD Billing Toolkit

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NCSD Webinar: At-Home HIV & STI Testing – The Lab...

Part 4 in a series of webinars discussing at-home HIV & STI testing at health...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

NCSD Webinar: At-Home HIV & STI Testing – The Lab...

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Kaiser Family Foundation Releases Ending the HIV...

Kaiser Family Foundation has released two new resources related to the federal...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

Kaiser Family Foundation Releases Ending the HIV...

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