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.

  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

CDC Updates Information on COVID-19 and People with Substance Use Disorder: Highlights Value of Vaccination

Health officials have released an update that individuals with substance use disorders (SUD) are at a heightened risk...

May 28, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Deconstructing Silos in West Virginia: Breaking Down Barriers Between HIV, Substance Use Disorder, and Viral Hepatitis Care

This new report, issued by the Community Education Group (CEG), details what the organization calls a “syndemic” of...

May 13, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

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  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

COVID-19 Pandemic Impact on Harm Reduction Services: An Environmental Scan

To better understand the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on harm reduction organizations and people who use drugs, the...

Apr 29, 2021 | Julia Zigman, Guest Author

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

NACCHO Launches New Webpage: Health Equity in the Response to Drug Overdose

NACCHO's new webpage offers resources amplifying health equity in overdose response

Apr 26, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

SAMHSA Releases HIV Prevention Tool for People Living with SUD or Mental Illness

The HHS Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) released Prevention and Treatment of HIV...

Feb 18, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

Trends and Geographic Patterns in Drug and Synthetic Opioid Overdose Deaths — United States, 2013–2019

A new CDC report demonstrates significant increases in deaths involving synthetic opioids other than methadone,...

Feb 18, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • Global Health
  • Mental Health

More Americans Need Mental Healthcare. Where Can We Turn?

COVID-19 has had a profound impact on our society beyond the physical toll on those infected with the virus. It has...

Feb 17, 2021 | Emily Yox

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

New HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau Funding Opportunities Support Innovative Health Interventions and Data Capacity Building

The Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) HIV/AIDS Bureau has released three new Notices of Funding...

Feb 04, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • Press Release
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

NACCHO Awards New Overdose Response Project Funding

NACCHO Awards New Overdose Response Project Funding; Public Health Projects in Georgia, Missouri, New York, North and...

Jan 27, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

National Substance Abuse Prevention Month: Harm Reduction as Prevention

October is National Substance Abuse Prevention Month, an opportunity to acknowledge the impact of substance use in the...

Oct 22, 2020 | Shalesha Majors

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...

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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