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
  • Climate Change
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners to Recognize Children’s Environmental Health Day

NACCHO partners with Children's Environmental Health Network for CEH Day 2020.

Sep 28, 2020 | Guest Author

Advocacy Against Asbestos Exposure during Mesothelioma Awareness Day

This year, September 26 marks the 17th anniversary of Mesothelioma Awareness Day (MAD), and sparks an opportunity for...

Sep 23, 2020

  • Opportunity

EPA's Innovative Ways to Destroy PFAS Challenge

The Innovative Ways to Destroy PFAS Challenge is a partnership between federal and states agencies seeking detailed...

Aug 25, 2020

  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Recommendations

Local Health Department Incentivizes the Reduction of Food Waste

Why would an environmental health division’s food safety regulatory program be interested in discounting license fees...

Aug 13, 2020 | Guest Author

  • Hazards & Health Effects
  • Opportunity

EPA Announces Request for Applications for Indoor Environments Program Funding Opportunity

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA's) Office of Air and Radiation, Indoor Environments Division, has...

Aug 11, 2020

  • Tools & Resources
  • Hazards & Health Effects
  • Water Quality

New PFAS Treatment Options and Scientific References Added to Drinking Water Treatability Database

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced an update to its Drinking Water Treatability Database with...

Jul 17, 2020

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  • Webinar

EPA Webinar Highlights Progress, Challenges in Addressing Cardiovascular Health Impacts of Air Pollution

The EPA highlighted new research findings on the impacts of air quality on cardiovascular health in a webinar, “Air...

Jun 15, 2020 | Guest Author

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Water Quality

EPA’s EnviroAtlas Helps Communities and Citizens Make the Eco-Health Connection

The environment contributes to human health and well-being through benefits including clean water, clean air, and...

Apr 16, 2020 | Guest Author

  • Water Quality

EPA Announces Proposed Decision to Regulate PFOA and PFOS in Drinking Water

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) took another step in implementing the Agency’s PFAS Action Plan by proposing...

Feb 24, 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

Partner Articles

MAPP Roadmap
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)
  • Opportunity

RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

NACCHO is seeking a qualified consultant to provide graphic design for the new...

Nov 07, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Training

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
  • Community Health
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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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  • Webinar
  • Community Health
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Infectious Disease

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
  • 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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