Call for Abstracts (Extended): NEHA Recreational Water Virtual Conference

The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) is hosting its second virtual conference, EH2O, on January 18-19, 2017 and is...

Nov 01, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • Preventing the Next Flint: Fighting Lead Poisoning at Home

    This Year’s Lead Poisoning Prevention Awareness Week is Vital After state officials switched the Flint, Michigan, water source...

    Oct 26, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • New Resource: Building Support for Environmental Health at the Federal Level

    A coalition of diverse public health agencies including NACCHO partnered to design a new document titled Investing in a Robust...

    Oct 25, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • New Resource: Model Aquatic Health Code Network September 2016 Webinar

    The most recent Model Aquatic Health code (MAHC) Network webinar took place on Monday September 20, 2016. The interactive presentation...

    Oct 13, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • Hog Roast Outbreaks Highlight Efforts to Strengthen Public Health Partnerships

    By William Lanier, DVM, MPH, DACVPM, Senior Epidemiologist, Karen Becker, DVM, MPH, DACVPM, Director of Applied Epidemiology, and...

    Sep 27, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • Newly Released: NACCHO Exchange Summer 2016 Issue

    The newest issue of the NACCHO Exchange, our quarterly magazine was sent out to all local health departments (LHDs) across the country...

    Sep 16, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • Conference Recap: EPA Local Government Advisory Committee Meeting

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Local Government Advisory Committee (LGAC) met on July 27-29, 2016 in Washington, DC to...

    Sep 15, 2016 | Chelsea Gridley-Smith

  • Sneak Peak: Summer 2016 NACCHO Exchange Feature Article

    The newest issue of the NACCHO Exchange, our quarterly magazine sent out to all local health departments across the country, will be...

    Sep 07, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • Spotlight Blog Series: HUD Grant Advances Lead Prevention in Lansing, Michigan

    By Elizabeth Brasington, NACCHO Marketing/ Communications Intern Lead Poisoning: Still an American Burden There are 24 million homes...

    Aug 09, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • Call for Abstracts (Extended): NEHA Recreational Water Virtual Conference

    The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) is hosting its second virtual conference, EH2O, on January 18-19, 2017 and is currently accepting abstract submissions for poster presentations, lectures and audio-visual presentations through November 7, 2016. The EH2O Conference is designed to enhance the knowledge of environmental health professionals by convening them in a unique virtual...

    Nov 01, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

    Preventing the Next Flint: Fighting Lead Poisoning at Home

    This Year’s Lead Poisoning Prevention Awareness Week is Vital After state officials switched the Flint, Michigan, water source to the polluted Flint River, residents suffered from unprecedented levels of lead poisoning. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), along with numerous other organizations intervened to protect the health of thousands of families and children, who are...

    Oct 26, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

    New Resource: Building Support for Environmental Health at the Federal Level

    A coalition of diverse public health agencies including NACCHO partnered to design a new document titled Investing in a Robust Environmental Health System. This resource is a valuable tool for public health officials advocating for the value and the need of investment in environmental health services, especially when addressing either local, state or federal decision […]

    Oct 25, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

    New Resource: Model Aquatic Health Code Network September 2016 Webinar

    The most recent Model Aquatic Health code (MAHC) Network webinar took place on Monday September 20, 2016. The interactive presentation was titled “the Industry’s Perspective: the Move to Evidenced-based Practice,” featuring aquatic industry representatives from Neptune Benson, Great Wolf Resorts, and YMCA. Each speaker shared how the using the MAHC was advantageous to their organization. View...

    Oct 13, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

    Hog Roast Outbreaks Highlight Efforts to Strengthen Public Health Partnerships

    By William Lanier, DVM, MPH, DACVPM, Senior Epidemiologist, Karen Becker, DVM, MPH, DACVPM, Director of Applied Epidemiology, and Gabrielle Johnston, MPH, Public Affairs Specialist, United States Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service September highlights two important and interrelated public health issues, with National Food Safety Education Month and National Farm Safety...

    Sep 27, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

    Newly Released: NACCHO Exchange Summer 2016 Issue

    The newest issue of the NACCHO Exchange, our quarterly magazine was sent out to all local health departments (LHDs) across the country last week. The summer 2016 issue focuses on environmental health, highlighting topics including vector control, food safety, aquatic safety, healthy community design, climate change and more. The issue’s feature article describes the recent lead […]

    Sep 16, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

    Conference Recap: EPA Local Government Advisory Committee Meeting

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Local Government Advisory Committee (LGAC) met on July 27-29, 2016 in Washington, DC to discuss high priority issues for the EPA and local, state, and tribal governments working on environmental efforts. The LGAC is composed of locally elected and appointed officials (e.g., mayors, county executives, city managers, commissioners, etc.), state...

    Sep 15, 2016 | Chelsea Gridley-Smith

    Sneak Peak: Summer 2016 NACCHO Exchange Feature Article

    The newest issue of the NACCHO Exchange, our quarterly magazine sent out to all local health departments across the country, will be hitting mailboxes over the next several weeks. The summer 2016 issue focuses on environmental health, highlighting topics including vector control, food safety, aquatic safety, healthy community design, climate change and more. The issue’s feature […]

    Sep 07, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

    Spotlight Blog Series: HUD Grant Advances Lead Prevention in Lansing, Michigan

    By Elizabeth Brasington, NACCHO Marketing/ Communications Intern Lead Poisoning: Still an American Burden There are 24 million homes in the United States that contain deteriorated lead-based paint and elevated levels of lead-based dust and four million of those households contain children. As a direct result, approximately 535,000 children between ages one and five have blood lead […]

    Aug 09, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

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