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.

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Infectious Disease

CDC Releases Shigella Prevention and Control Toolkit

The toolkit was developed to help state and local health departments respond to suspected or confirmed cases clusters,...

May 13, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • COVID-19
  • Awards & Recognition
  • Infection Prevention and Control Champions
  • Infectious Disease

Member Spotlight: Dr. Dawn Terashita recognized as NACCHO Infection Prevention and Control Champion

NACCHO has announced that Dr. Dawn Terashita, MD, MPH, FACPM, Associate Director for the Acute Communicable Disease...

Mar 03, 2021 | Kimberly Nalley

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  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Infectious Disease

CORHA Resource: High-level Guidance for Outbreaks

CORHA has released a new resource, two draft chapters from the High-Level Guidance for Outbreaks of...

Jan 25, 2021 | Christina Baum

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Research & Reports

Notes From the Field (MMWR): First US Case of Gonorrhea with Resistance-Conferring Mutation Identified

A paper today in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports (MMWR) describes the first US case of Neisseria gonorrhoeae...

Dec 17, 2020 | Julia Zigman

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

2020 Update to CDC’s Treatment for Gonococcal Infections

CDC has updated its gonorrhea treatment guidelines to recommend treating infections with a single, higher dosage...

Dec 17, 2020 | Shalesha Majors

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  • Antibiotic Resistance

Resurgence of MDROs during COVID-19: The Important Role of IPC in Combating Antibiotic Resistance

Preventing the spread of antibiotic resistance compels us to use antimicrobials judiciously, but it also requires us to...

Dec 14, 2020

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  • 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

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  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Infectious Disease

Webinar Series: Anti-Microbial Resistance in Light of COVID-19

Through a four-part webinar series, global experts will discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic could reshape strategies for...

Sep 22, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease
  • Opportunity

Deadline Extended: LEAP Fellowship Application

The Leaders in Epidemiology, Antimicrobial Stewardship and Public Health (LEAP) Fellowship application deadline has...

Feb 13, 2020 | Christina Baum

  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Food Safety & Inspection

Report Summarizes 2016–2017 NARMS Data from FDA, CDC, and USDA

A new report is available from the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS) for enteric bacteria....

Jan 02, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

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
  • Community Health

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
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

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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