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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NPIN Campaigns Database Promotes Health Awareness

Would you like to increase visibility of your health prevention or awareness campaign? CDC’s National Prevention...

Jul 14, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

Preparing for the Growing Threat of Mosquito-Borne Illnesses

During the summer, mosquitoes can be a nuisance when trying to enjoy the warm weather. But with climate change and lack...

Jul 14, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

New CDC Vital Signs Report: Demographic and Substance Use Trends Among Heroin Users

CDC has released a new Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, “Vital Signs: Demographic and Substance Use Trends...

Jul 14, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

California Governor Signs Strict Law Requiring Vaccinations for Most Children

On June 30, California governor Jerry Brown signed legislation giving the state one of the toughest school vaccine laws...

Jul 14, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

Supporting Hepatitis C Testing, Care, and Treatment at the Local Level

See the importance of local health departments in hepatitis C testing and linkage to care in a time of new treatment...

Jul 13, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

Three New Reports Offer Recommendations for Updating the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program

The O’Neill Institute for National & Global Health Law at Georgetown University Law Center has released series of...

Jul 13, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

FDA Delays Implementation of Menu Calorie Count Rules

Implementation of a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requirement that chain restaurants, grocery stores, and...

Jul 10, 2015 | Katie Regan

FDA Releases Supplement to the 2013 Food Code

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a Supplement to the 2013 Food Code, a model for retail food regulations...

Jul 08, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

New Study Summarizes Financial Impact of Environmental Health Conditions on California Children

The California Environmental Health Tracking Program and Public Health Institute released a new report, “Costs of...

Jul 07, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

NACCHO Staff Author Article about Arboviral Surveillance

NACCHO staff authored the article “Assessment of Arbovirus Surveillance 13 Years after Introduction of West Nile...

Jul 07, 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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