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.

  • Water Quality

Study on Water Filter Effectiveness in Newark, NJ

The City of Newark, NJ conducted a study of the PUR filters in Newark between August and September 2019. The study...

Dec 21, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Water Quality

Closing the Water Access Gap in the United States

Today, more than two million Americans live without running water and basic indoor plumbing, and many more without...

Nov 22, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Tools & Resources
  • Water Quality

Improving Water Emergency Preparedness through a Tabletop Exercise

By Victoria O’Halloran, Former NACCHO Intern Local health departments are at the forefront of preparing for and...

Nov 06, 2019 | Guest Author

  • Tools & Resources
  • Water Quality

Updated National Tap Water Database

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) released the latest update of its Tap Water Database, detailing contaminants in...

Oct 30, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Water Quality

EPA Funding Opportunity: Approaches to Reduce Nutrient Loadings for Harmful Algal Blooms Management

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program announces the...

Oct 30, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Water Quality

Submit change requests to the Council for the Model Aquatic Health Code

Every three years, everyone across the country and around the world has an opportunity to participate in the Council...

Oct 30, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Water Quality

Legionella Conference 2019 Wrap-Up

NSF International and the National Environmental Health Association co-hosted the Legionella Conference 2019, Building...

Oct 30, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Water Quality

Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances: Contaminants of Emerging Concern

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a group of several thousand synthetic compounds that are found in a wide...

Oct 21, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Water Quality

EPA Proposes Updates to Lead and Copper Rule to Better Protect Children and At-Risk Communities

As part of Children’s Health Month, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced on October 10, 2019 a...

Oct 15, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Webinar
  • Water Quality

MAHC Network Webinar Recording: Understanding the Process to Help Update the MAHC

NACCHO held a webinar on Oct. 8, 2019 focused on the process for updating the Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC). Every...

Oct 09, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Partner Articles

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  • Climate Change
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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
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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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  • Infectious Disease
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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
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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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  • Funding Opportunity
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  • 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
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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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  • 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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