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.

Against Antimicrobial Resistance: A Local Commitment to Fighting a Global Threat

Antimicrobial drugs like antibiotics transformed medical care, rendering once life-threatening infections easily...

Dec 05, 2018 | Erin Laird

Study finds resistance levels not lower in antibiotic-free burger meat

A new study published in the Journal of Food Protection by researchers with the U.S. Department of Agriculture found...

Nov 30, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

CDC Launches AMR Challenge to Fight Antimicrobial Resistance

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has...

Sep 26, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

Join the AMR Challenge to Fight Antimicrobial Resistance

The U.S. government’s Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Challenge is a yearlong effort to accelerate the fight against...

Sep 18, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

Combating Antimicrobial Resistance: A One Health Approach to a Global Threat

As of 2017, the emergence and spread of antimicrobial resistance continues unabated around the world, leaving...

Dec 11, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

NARMS Antibiotic Resistance Report

The National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System has released a report on a government analysis of 2015 data on...

Nov 14, 2017 | Amy Chang

International Infection Prevention Week 2017: Local Approaches to Combatting Antibiotic Resistance

Since the discovery of penicillin in 1928 by Alexander Fleming, antibiotics and other antimicrobial drugs have...

Oct 19, 2017 | Erin Laird

CDC Awards Funds to Health Departments to Improve Food Safety and Antibiotic Resistance

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is awarding about $32 million to states and local health...

Aug 15, 2017 | Amy Chang

FDA Guidance for Industry: Antibacterial Therapies for Patients with an Unmet Medical Need for the Treatment of Serious Bacterial Diseases

On August 1, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a new Guidance for Industry, “Antibacterial Therapies...

Aug 08, 2017 | Christina Baum

Leveraging Local Knowledge and Expertise to Tackle Healthcare-Associated Infections

It is more and more common to open up your newspaper or browser and see a news story about the latest superbug, the...

Aug 07, 2017 | Christina Baum

Partner Articles

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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