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.

CDC Provides New Statistics on the Prevalence of Disability in Children

By Erin Linden, NACCHO Health and Disability Fellow New findings were published on March 11, 2016 in the CDC’s...

Apr 04, 2016 | Guest Author

Flu Near You to Expand Symptom Set

Flu Near You is an online health reporting system that maps users with flu-like symptoms. In light of emerging health...

Mar 01, 2016 | Christina Baum

  • Vector Control

Zika Virus: What Local Health Departments Need to Know

Zika virus infection, which is primarily spread to humans through the Aedes species mosquito, has become a public...

Feb 05, 2016 | Alyson Jordan

Increasing Influenza Activity Reported

So far this year, influenza activity on a national scale has been relatively low, keeping it out of the mainstream...

Feb 03, 2016 | Christina Baum

NAIIS 2016 Adult Vaccine Video Contest

The National Adult and Influenza Immunization Summit (NAIIS) is asking the public to help educate adults about the...

Jan 15, 2016 | Kate Drezner

NACCHO Resources to Address the Recommendations in the “Outbreaks: Protecting Americans from Infectious Diseases” Report

On December 17, the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released their annual report on...

Dec 17, 2015 | Sara Chang

New Study Links Childhood Lead Exposure to Sleep Problems

A new research study from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing shows that lead exposure in early childhood...

Dec 08, 2015 | Katie Regan

National Influenza Vaccination Week: It’s Not Too Late to Promote Vaccination in Your Community

For millions of people every flu season, the flu can mean a fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, muscle...

Dec 07, 2015 | Lisa McKeown

NACCHO Releases Updated Policy Statement on Health in All Policies

NACCHO has recently updated its Health in All Policies (HiAP) policy statement providing guidance and recommendations...

Nov 24, 2015 | Bridget Kerner

The Impact of Avian Influenza on Thanksgiving Turkey Prices

As you shop for your traditional Thanksgiving turkey, you may notice it is costing you more, even without additional...

Nov 24, 2015 | Christina Baum

Partner Articles

  • 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
  • Infectious Disease
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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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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...

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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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