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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  • 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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Children's Environmental Health Day (October 14, 2021)

NACCHO is excited to celebrate Children’s Environmental Health Day.

Oct 06, 2021

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic
  • Opportunity

Request for Applications: Health Equity and Overdose Prevention Mentorship Program

With support from the CDC, NACCHO is offering a funding opportunity to participate in a new mentorship program with...

Oct 05, 2021 | Jasmyn Rudd

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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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  • Tools & Resources
  • Performance Improvement
  • Research & Reports
  • Social Determinants of Health

Newly Released: Healthy People 2020 Final Review Progress by Population Group

The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) released the Healthy People 2020 (HP2020) Final Review Progress by...

Oct 05, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • COVID-19

New Infographic for Local Health Departments Promotes Wastewater Surveillance for SARS-CoV-2

NACCHO, supported by funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has developed an easy-to-read...

Oct 04, 2021 | Emily D'Angelo

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Funding Opportunity: Routine, Opt-Out Syphilis Screening of Women and Other Individuals of Childbearing Capacity in Jails

In partnership with the CDC’s Division of STD Prevention (DSTDP), NACCHO will provide up to 5 local health departments...

Oct 04, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

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  • Immunization
  • Influenza

Collaboration to Address Influenza Vaccination Among Older Adults

On June 28, 2021, NACCHO hosted a virtual roundtable to discuss key issues around flu vaccination for older adults....

Oct 04, 2021 | Amy Frandsen

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  • Food Safety & Inspection

Save the Date: NEHA-FDA Retail Flexible Funding Model Grant Program Webinar

Join NEHA October 13, from 2-3:30 p.m. EDT, for an informational webinar to learn about the NEHA-FDA Retail Flexible...

Oct 04, 2021

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NACCHO Members Testify at Subcommittee Hearing on Public Health Infrastructure

On September 29, 2021, two NACCHO members testified during the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis hearing,...

Oct 01, 2021 | Hope Van Bronkhorst

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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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  • 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 –...

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