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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  • Press Release
  • Vector Control

The Impact of COVID-19 on Local Vector Control Response

Health departments across the country are limiting or shuttering services due to the COVID-19 outbreak. NACCHO spoke...

May 04, 2020 | Andrea Grenadier

  • Food Safety & Inspection

FDA Reopens Comment Period on General Principles for Food Standards Modernization

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is reopening the comment period on a 2005 proposed rule to establish a set of...

Feb 20, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Infectious Disease

New Patient Video Stories Show Seriousness of Foodborne Illness

CDC’s Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases has produced a new video series, “Was It Something...

Feb 19, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Webinar
  • Water Quality

MAHC Network Webinar Recording: Putting the MAHC into Action at a Local and Regional Level

NACCHO held a Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC) Network webinar on Feb. 11, 2020 to discuss the local and regional...

Feb 12, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Opportunity
  • Water Quality

Call for Abstracts: 2020 Legionella Conference

The goal of the 2020 Legionella Conference is to provide a unique opportunity for health care facilities, water...

Feb 11, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Food Safety & Inspection

FSIS After-Action Review Report on the Foodborne E. coli O26 Outbreak

The USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has posted on its website an after-action review report for the...

Jan 31, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Climate Change
  • Vector Control

Summer Environmental Health Hazards Are Coming: Are You Ready?

This story originally ran on NACCHO’s Essential Elements. Whether or not Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow when...

Jan 30, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

  • Food Safety & Inspection

Investigation of E. coli O157:H7 Outbreak Linked to Romaine from Salinas, California, November 2019

Recommendation  FDA, CDC, and state health authorities are investigating an outbreak of illnesses caused by E. coli...

Jan 02, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Food Safety & Inspection

FDA Releases Supplement to the 2017 Food Code

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has made available the Supplement to the 2017 Food Code. The update...

Jan 02, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Water Quality

NEHA Launches the Private Water Network

The National Environmental Health Association is pleased to announce the launch of the Private Water Network (PWN). The...

Dec 26, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Partner Articles

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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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  • Tools & Resources
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Parks

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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  • Tools & Resources

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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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

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 –...

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

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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  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

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

  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

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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