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.

Greener Guidance: Green Burials

Note: This is the fourth edition of NACCHO’s Greener Guidance environmental health advice column. See past columns...

Nov 08, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

One Health and CAFOs

In October 2018, NACCHO’s Board of Directors approved a new policy statement on Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations...

Nov 05, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

Smoke Sense App Alerts Public about Wildland Fire Smoke Risks

By Ana Rappold, Mary Clare Hano, Steven Prince and Ann Brown, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Hospitals,...

Oct 30, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

Interactive Maps on Climate Change and Air Pollution

The Revelator, an initiative of the Center for Biological Diversity, released two interactive maps: Climate in 2050...

Oct 22, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

Show Your Support for Children’s Environmental Health

By the Children’s Environmental Health Committee of the American Public Health Association’s Environment Section Local...

Sep 12, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

New NIH Study on the Effect of Genetics and Pollution on Asthma Symptoms

According to a study from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), asthma patients with a specific genetic profile are...

Sep 04, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

Greener Guidance Advice Column: Plastic Straw Bans

Note: This is the first edition of NACCHO’s new Greener Guidance environmental health advice column. To learn...

Aug 16, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

Annual Air Quality Report from EPA

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its annual report on air quality, tracking the country’s...

Aug 01, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

New Study Links Air Pollution and Diabetes

A recent article from Route Fifty reports on a study from The Lancet Planetary Health linking air pollution from cars...

Jul 10, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

Essential Actions for Climate Resilience in Local Health Departments

Local health departments (LHDs) are on the front lines of defense against a myriad of threats to their communities. One...

Jun 21, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

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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 (she/her)

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 (she/her)

Apply Now: DIS Scholarships for STD Engage 2020...

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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 (she/her)

Social Media Resources: National HIV Testing Day

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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 (she/her)

Syringe Services Programs and the COVID-19 Pandemic:...

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The Path to One Million: Leveraging the Power of Public...

Since its launch, the All of Us Research Program has enrolled more than 350,000...

Jun 11, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

The Path to One Million: Leveraging the Power of Public...

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NCSD Brief: At-Home Self-Collection Lab Testing for...

The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) developed a technical assistance...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

NCSD Brief: At-Home Self-Collection Lab Testing for...

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NCSD Releases STD Billing Toolkit

The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) released STD TAC Billing...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

NCSD Releases STD Billing Toolkit

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NCSD Webinar: At-Home HIV & STI Testing – The Lab...

Part 4 in a series of webinars discussing at-home HIV & STI testing at health...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

NCSD Webinar: At-Home HIV & STI Testing – The Lab...

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Kaiser Family Foundation Releases Ending the HIV...

Kaiser Family Foundation has released two new resources related to the federal...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

Kaiser Family Foundation Releases Ending the HIV...

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