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.

National Environmental Assessment Reporting System (NEARS) Funding Opportunity

The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA), with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

Oct 21, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Three Resources to Prevent the Spread of Hepatitis A

Individuals infected with hepatitis A who work in food establishments can spread it to customers and other employees....

Sep 30, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

New Report Details a 2017 E. coli Outbreak Linked to Soy Nut Butter

A new report published in Pediatrics describes a 2017 outbreak investigation of E. coli O157:H7 infections that...

Sep 27, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

New Report on Foodborne Disease Outbreaks

In 2017, 841 foodborne disease outbreaks were reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),...

Sep 27, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

FDA Partners with the University of Arizona, Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation and Drainage District, and Yuma Area Leafy Greens Stakeholders to Enhance Food Safety

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has launched a new initiative with support from the Arizona Department of...

Sep 27, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

2019 Crumbine Award: Serving Safety in Minneapolis

By Gretchen Musicant, Commissioner, Minneapolis Health Department The Minneapolis Health Department Division of...

Sep 18, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Use CIFOR Tools to Improve Foodborne Outbreak Response

Foodborne illness is nearly always preventable, yet according to estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and...

Sep 03, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Environmental Health Checklists for Foodborne Illness Outbreaks

The Minnesota Food Safety Center of Excellence has developed three new checklists for environmental health specialists....

Aug 28, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

FDA Releases Results of Romaine Lettuce Sampling Assignment in Yuma Growing Region

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has released the results of a sampling assignment that tested romaine lettuce...

Aug 28, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

CDC Using Advanced Technology to Detect Foodborne Disease Outbreaks

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and its public health partners in all 50 states are tracking and...

Aug 01, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Partner Articles

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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 –...

  • 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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  • Community Engagement
  • Informatics
  • Opportunity

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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  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

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

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

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