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.

NACCHO Funding Opportunity
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Infectious Disease
  • Opportunity

Request for Proposals: Workforce Assessment of Local Health Department Staff Capacity Related to Healthcare-Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance Response

NACCHO will award up to $60,000 for a consultant, or consulting firm, to assist NACCHO with conducting a workforce...

May 02, 2022 | Candice Young

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources

NACCHO's Wastewater Surveillance Infographic Awarded Highest Honor at the Hermes Creative Awards 2022

The infographic was granted the highest level award - Platinum - from the Association of Marketing and Communications...

Apr 27, 2022 | Anu Varma

  • Health & Disability

Organizational Support to Amplify the Voices of People With Disabilities

Local health departments can model true allyship by using their platforms to raise awareness, combat misconceptions,...

Apr 21, 2022 | Guest Author

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease
  • Influenza
  • Community Health

What should Local Health Departments Know About Avian Influenza: A Q&A with CDC

The widespread global news of avian influenza in birds has more than likely raised a few hackle feathers from the...

Apr 16, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

NPHW

#NPHW: NACCHO Supports LHDs to Achieve Vaccine Equity Among Racial and Ethnic Groups

As the voice of the nearly 3,000 local health departments (LHDs) across the country, the National Association of County...

Apr 01, 2022 | Victoria Thompson, Katherine Waters, Jasmine Akuffo, Hassanatu Blake

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  • Communications & Public Relations
  • Immunization
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Adolescent Immunization Action Week Gears up to Get Adolescents up to Date on Immunizations

The first annual National Adolescent Immunization Action Week (#AIAW22) is April 4-8th! Launched by Unity Consortium,...

Apr 01, 2022 | Robin Mowson

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Water Quality

Supporting Local Health Departments Responding to Water Emergencies

World Water Day (March 22) is a universal occasion to recognize the importance of water, sanitation, and hygiene...

Mar 22, 2022 | Anu Varma

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  • Webinar
  • Infectious Disease
  • Influenza
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

CSTE/CDC Webinar on Recent HPAI Detections and Outbreaks in U.S. Commercial Poultry and Backyard Flocks

Please join the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) and CDC for a webinar to discuss recent...

Mar 14, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

  • Food Safety & Inspection

Analysis of Factors Influencing the Implementation of Risk-Based Inspections: A Study Conducted with Local Retail Food Regulatory Programs

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and the Conference for Food Protection (CFP)...

Jan 03, 2022 | Anu Varma

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  • Immunization
  • Success Story
  • Community Health

COVID-19 Vaccine Community Success Stories from four Local Health Departments featured by CDC

In 2020, NACCHO, with the support of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), implemented the project,...

Dec 29, 2021 | Robin Mowson

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...

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...

Wildfire
  • 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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