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.

HHS AR Action Plan
  • Tools & Resources
  • Antibiotic Resistance

HHS Releases National Action Plan for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria (CARB), 2020-2025

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released the next National Action Plan for Combating...

Oct 09, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

CDC AR Patient Safety Portal
  • Tools & Resources
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Infectious Disease

CDC Releases New Data in Antibiotic Resistance & Patient Safety Portal

CDC recently began reporting data on carbapenemase genes detected through nationwide testing in CDC’s AR Lab Network.

Jun 24, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Infectious Disease

Use of VDOT for Tuberculosis: An Interview with Richard Garfein for World TB Day 2020

­­­­Tuberculosis (TB) remains a leading cause of preventable infectious disease deaths worldwide. In the United States,...

Mar 24, 2020 | Christina Baum

  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease

CDC Releases 2019 Antibiotic Resistance Investment Map

CDC invested more than $14 million last year in academic and healthcare innovators and other researchers to combat...

Jan 28, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease

ELC Directly Funded Cities Share Resources for Addressing Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare-Associated Infections

Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) occur in about one out of every 31 hospital patients. In 2015, the last year...

Nov 21, 2019 | Erin Laird

  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease

Report: Antibiotic Resistance Threats in the United States, 2019

Today, NACCHO released a commentary in response to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s...

Nov 13, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Infectious Disease

NACCHO, Local Health Departments Celebrate Success of AMR Challenge

Earlier this week, the United States celebrated the success of The AMR Challenge during the United Nations General...

Sep 26, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • Food Safety & Inspection

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

  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • National Environmental Public Health Tracking
  • Research & Reports

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

Comprehensive Framework for Antibiotic Stewardship in Animal Agriculture

The Pew Charitable Trusts, in partnership with Farm Foundation, released a comprehensive framework to ensure that...

Jan 03, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

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
  • ID Featured

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...

Ci  Climate  Change
  • 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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