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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A Call to Action by Dr. Nancy Messonnier

During these unprecedented times, CDC is asking for your help in protecting our communities through vaccination.

Jun 23, 2020
By Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

Opioid
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

Trends and Geographic Patterns in Drug and Synthetic Opioid Overdose Deaths — United States, 2013–2019

A new CDC report demonstrates significant increases in deaths involving synthetic opioids other than methadone,...

Feb 18, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Open Call for Historical Content 

OURStory is a historical account celebrating the contributions that American Indians, Alaska Natives and Native...

Feb 18, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

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  • Global Health
  • Mental Health

More Americans Need Mental Healthcare. Where Can We Turn?

COVID-19 has had a profound impact on our society beyond the physical toll on those infected with the virus. It has...

Feb 17, 2021 | Emily Yox

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Contact Tracing

Webinar Recording: Contact Tracing Prioritization Webinar

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released recommendations to guide the prioritization process...

Feb 17, 2021 | Erin Laird

  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar

Environmental Health & COVID-19 Resource Roundup (February 17): Upcoming Events

NACCHO's latest roundup of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) resources for members at the intersection of...

Feb 17, 2021 | Anu Varma

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  • Tools & Resources

New NACCHO Checklist Can Make Your Local Health Department Ready for Water Emergencies

NACCHO’s new preparedness checklist can be a quick guide to strengthen partnerships and processes to ensure community...

Feb 16, 2021 | Anu Varma

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

The State of Viral Hepatitis During the COVID-19 Pandemic

This resource highlights the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on hepatitis programs and services and describes what...

Feb 16, 2021 | Kat Kelley

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

RFA: Building Community Resilience through Maternal Child Health and Emergency Preparedness and Response Collaboration

Applications due March 26, 2021.

Feb 12, 2021 | Hitomi Abe

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  • Press Release
  • Social Determinants of Health

Public Health Groups Invest in National Evaluation of Social Determinants of Health

NACCHO and ASTHO have selected 42 community multi-sector partnerships/coalitions across the country to receive over $2...

Feb 11, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease

New Resource: Testing and Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis Infection in the United States: Clinical Recommendations

The National Society of Tuberculosis Clinicians (NSTC), a section of the National Tuberculosis Controllers Association...

Feb 09, 2021 | Erin Laird

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...

Water Fountain
  • 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...

Wildfire
  • 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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