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The Essential Elements of Local Public Health provides updates and information from NACCHO’s Environmental Health and Infectious Disease portfolios.

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Health in All Policies
  • Performance Improvement

New Resource: Advancing Health Equity: A Guide to Language, Narrative and Concepts

This new guide for physicians and healthcare workers provides a valuable foundational toolkit for health equity.

Nov 01, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

New Toolkit to Address Maternal-Child Health in Emergency Planning

HHS developed the Maternal-Child Health Emergency Planning toolkit for healthcare, public health, and social services...

Oct 06, 2021 | Emily Boyle

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  • COVID-19
  • Recommendations
  • Research & Reports
  • Vector Control

Continued Impacts of COVID-19 on Local Vector Programs

Since the initial survey that was sent out through NACCHO’s communication channels in April 2020, NACCHO has conducted...

Oct 06, 2021 | Danielle Chatelain

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Influenza
  • Recommendations

Influenza (Flu) Season 2021–2022: The Continued Importance of Influenza Vaccination During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond

While flu vaccine effectiveness can vary from season to season, we know that flu vaccines work and provide important...

Oct 05, 2021 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Communications & Public Relations

NEW: Social Media Toolkit: A Primer for Local Health Department PIOs and Communications Professionals

From establishing your health department’s social media presence to finding out which platforms work best in...

Sep 21, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day

CDC has a social media toolkit in recognition of National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day (#NHAAD), September 18th.

Sep 16, 2021 | Jas Florentino

Health in Justice Action Lab just launched a Drug-Induced Homicide Defense Toolkit

Health in Justice Action Lab developed a toolkit in response to the increasing prosecution for drug-induced homicide.

Sep 16, 2021 | Jas Florentino

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  • Infectious Disease

Sepsis Alliance: "Take the TIME to save lives" this Sepsis Awareness Month

Sepsis is a medical emergency and its symptoms must be treated rapidly to reduce the risk of death. In honor of...

Sep 13, 2021 | Kimberly Nalley

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources

COVID-19 School Testing Toolkit

To help support schools who are implementing regular school testing programs, CDC has developed a suite of free...

Sep 02, 2021 | Guest Author

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  • Access to Care
  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

International Overdose Awareness Day Looks to the Future with Successful Pilot Projects

International Overdose Awareness Day, commemorated on August 31, marks not only the devastation we have seen over the...

Aug 30, 2021 | Esther Whitlock

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...

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  • 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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