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.

Smoke Sense App Alerts Public about Wildland Fire Smoke Risks

By Ana Rappold, Mary Clare Hano, Steven Prince and Ann Brown, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Hospitals,...

Oct 30, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

Get Involved: Children’s Environmental Health Day 2018

Despite the many successes and advancements in the field of children’s environmental health over the past few decades,...

Aug 21, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

Hepatitis Awareness Month 2018: #JustB Patient Storytelling Project

Hepatitis Awareness Month is a month-long, worldwide campaign dedicated to raising awareness of viral hepatitis and...

May 22, 2018 | Sarah Getachew

Asthma Control: What Really Works

By Angela Cochran, Director, Chronic Disease Prevention & Control, St. Mary’s County Health Department...

May 22, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

NFID Tdap Awareness Campaign

The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID), in collaboration with Sanofi Pasteur, has recently launched a...

Dec 13, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

World Food Day 2017: How Will Climate Change Influence Food Security and Migration?

The local and global food system is an underlying and essential public health foundation that plays a role in...

Oct 16, 2017 | Grace McClain

Make Health a Summer Priority: How to Limit Exposure to Warm Weather’s Environmental Risks

By Anna Suarez, Communications Specialist, Mesothelioma + Asbestos Awareness Center After enduring months of snow,...

Jul 17, 2017 | Guest Author

NACCHO’s Hill Day: Connecting Local Public Health to Federal Policymakers

Raising Our Voices on Capitol Hill In early March, NACCHO hosted a Week of Congressional Action to support local health...

May 01, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

STD Awareness Month Blog Series: Syphilis in the U.S.

April is STD Awareness Month, and this year’s theme is Syphilis Strikes Back. This theme was chosen by the Centers for...

Apr 06, 2017 | Nicholas Parr

Reflections from the 2016 Harm Reduction Conference

Harm reduction is an important movement that started thirty years ago in the early days of the HIV epidemic, when...

Dec 06, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

Partner Articles

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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