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.

  • Food Safety & Inspection

New Report on Foodborne Disease Outbreaks

In 2017, 841 foodborne disease outbreaks were reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),...

Sep 27, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

FDA Releases Results of Romaine Lettuce Sampling Assignment in Yuma Growing Region

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has released the results of a sampling assignment that tested romaine lettuce...

Aug 28, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Emerging Strain of Salmonella Raises Concern

An investigation into an emerging strain of multidrug-resistant Salmonella Newport that was linked to beef obtained in...

Aug 23, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

CDC Using Advanced Technology to Detect Foodborne Disease Outbreaks

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and its public health partners in all 50 states are tracking and...

Aug 01, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Outbreak of Salmonella Infections Linked to Butterball Brand Ground Turkey

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), other federal agencies, and state partners are investigating a...

Mar 25, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Updates on PulseNet’s Transition to Whole Genome Sequencing for Foodborne Surveillance in 2019

The Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) received a letter from CDC’s Enteric Diseases Laboratory...

Jan 03, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Parody “Salmonella” Twitter account

The Oregon Health Authority created a parody “Salmonella” Twitter account to raise awareness of foodborne...

Dec 17, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

FDA Investigating a Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Concord Linked to Tahini Produced by Achdut Ltd.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state...

Nov 30, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

Letter Grades for Restaurants Helped Reduce Salmonella Illnesses in New York City

A study published in the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Emerging Infectious Diseases...

Nov 30, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

Outbreaks Linked to Raw Chicken, Ground Beef, and Deli Ham

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are investigating...

Nov 30, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

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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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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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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

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

Jul 08, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

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

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

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

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

Social Media Resources: National HIV Testing Day

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

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

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

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