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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Model Aquatic Health Code Provides Guidance on Aquatic Facility Safety

By Douglas Sackett, Executive Director, Council for the Model Aquatic Health Code In the United States, the number of...

Jul 30, 2015 | Guest Author

Landmark Trial Shows No HIV Infections from Partners with Fully Suppressed Virus

Final follow up from a major study, HPTN 052, examining how antiretrovirals reduce the risk of HIV transmission among...

Jul 29, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

PrEP Implementation Science: State-of-the-Art and Research Agenda

The Journal of the International AIDS Society has released a new supplement, “PrEP Implementation Science:...

Jul 28, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

Factsheet: ADAP Supports Extended Access to Care

The National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors has released a factsheet outlining how the AIDS Drug...

Jul 28, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

World Hepatitis Day: Recognizing the Role of Local Health Departments in Ending Hepatitis

Every day 4,000 people worldwide die from viral hepatitis, yet all of these deaths are preventable. With increased...

Jul 28, 2015 | Hilary McQuie

CDC Releases Report on Lyme Disease Expansion

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently reported that Lyme disease has significantly expanded in...

Jul 28, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

Get Involved with Flu Near You

Local health departments can start to prepare for next year’s flu season by registering for the Flu Near You...

Jul 27, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

The Boston Public Health Commission Shares Plans to Observe World Hepatitis Day

The Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC), together with public health organizations around the world, will observe...

Jul 27, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

FDA Releases Best Practices for FoodSHIELD

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) Partnership for Food Protection’s Surveillance, Response...

Jul 24, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

Study Suggests That Less Than 1% of Acute HCV Cases are Reported to the CDC

A new study published in Annals of Internal Medicine shows that less than 1% of acute cases of hepatitis C virus (HCV)...

Jul 24, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

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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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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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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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