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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A Call to Action by Dr. Nancy Messonnier

During these unprecedented times, CDC is asking for your help in protecting our communities through vaccination.

Jun 23, 2020
By Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

FDA Safety Alert: Non-tuberculous Mycobacterium Infections and Heater-Cooler Devices

CDC has identified a need for increased vigilance for Non-tuberculous Mycobacterium (NTM) infections by health...

Oct 21, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

New Professional Development Opportunities for Local Health Department Staff in Infection Prevention and Control

By Christina Baum, Program Analyst, Infectious Disease, NACCHO and Sara Chang, Program Analyst, Infectious Disease,...

Oct 20, 2015 | Sara Chang

Free Online HPV Vaccine CEU Course

Cardea Services is offering a free, hour-long continuing education course for recommending the HPV vaccine to...

Oct 19, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

HIV Care Collaborative: Spotlight on Houston

The Expanded Linkage to Care Initiative, operated by the Houston Department of Health and Human Services and supported...

Oct 16, 2015 | Gretchen Weiss

New California Law: Day Care Worker Immunization Requirement

The California Governor signed a law on October 11 that requires day care workers to be immunized against pertussis,...

Oct 15, 2015 | Kate Drezner

Asian & Pacific Islander Wellness Podcast Series: Community exCHANGE

Each month, you will hear community members, activists, service providers, medical professionals, and researchers...

Oct 15, 2015 | Gretchen Weiss

Innovative Technologies Report from the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases

To advance its mission of reducing illness and death from infectious disease, the National Center for Emerging and...

Oct 13, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

GIS and Local Health Departments: Supporting Environmental Health at the Community Level

It is impossible to separate health and place. This simple truth forms the basis of all understanding in modern...

Oct 13, 2015 | Chris Mills

FDA Releases Training Strategy for Food Safety Modernization Act

Following last month’s finalization of two rules under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the U.S. Food...

Oct 13, 2015 | Katie Regan

FDA Releases New Food-Related Emergency Exercises

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has added two new food-related emergency exercises to its Food Related...

Oct 13, 2015 | Katie Regan

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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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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 –...

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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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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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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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