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.

Addressing Childhood Lead Poisoning with Health in All Policies Strategies

In October 2018, NACCHO, along with the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA), the Association of State and...

Oct 24, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Informing Local Health Department and Health Center Partnerships: Creative Collaborations Strengthen Tuberculosis Care in Three Communities

Tuberculosis (TB) remains a leading cause of preventable infectious disease deaths worldwide, and in the United States,...

Oct 17, 2019 | Andrea Grenadier

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

CDC Releases Communication Suite for HIV Prevention & Care

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) just released a suite of communication tools and resources that...

Sep 04, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

40 Under 40 in Public Health: Environmental Health Innovators

The de Beaumont Foundation created 40 Under 40 in Public Health to recognize leaders whose creativity and innovation...

Jun 20, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Success Stories: State Health Department Responses to the Hepatitis A Outbreak

In honor of Hepatitis Awareness Month, NASTAD released three new success stories featuring health department responses...

Jun 04, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

CDC Recommendations for Adult Measles Vaccination

To help clarify recommendations for adult measles, mumps, & rubella (MMR) vaccination and assessing immunity, the...

May 20, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

STD Awareness Month 2019: “Talk. Test. Treat.” – A Strategy to Reduce STDs

As has been repeated throughout STD Awareness Month, the rates of the three reportable STDs (syphilis, gonorrhea, and...

Apr 30, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Ongoing Measles Outbreaks: Important Information for Health Professionals

As you may know, there have been multiple outbreaks of measles in the U.S. recently. Measles is highly contagious and...

Apr 15, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

STD Awareness Month 2019: LHD Strategies for Convenient, Youth-Friendly STD Services 

In the United States, sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are on the rise, reaching record levels in 2017. Young...

Apr 10, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

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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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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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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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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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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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  • 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

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  • 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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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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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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NCSD Releases STD Billing Toolkit

The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) released STD TAC Billing...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman

NCSD Releases STD Billing Toolkit

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