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.

  • Climate Change
  • Research & Reports

Climate and Health Risks of Liquefied Natural Gas

The years between 2005-2018 witnessed a dramatic rise in “natural” gas (methane) production in the United States,...

Dec 09, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Food Safety & Inspection

Investigation of E. coli O157:H7 Outbreak Linked to Romaine from Salinas, California November 2019

FDA, CDC, and state health authorities are investigating an outbreak of illnesses caused by E. coli O157:H7 in the...

Nov 25, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Tools & Resources
  • Food Safety & Inspection

FDA Releases Educational Food Safety Posters for Retail Food Employees Focusing on the Importance of Date Marking and Adequate Cooking Temperatures

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) National Retail Food Team today released additional posters that will...

Nov 25, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Food Safety & Inspection

New Report Details Recent Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Raw Turkey

A final report on a 2017-2019 outbreak of Salmonella Reading infections linked to raw turkey products serves as a...

Nov 22, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Climate Change

2019 Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change

The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change is a comprehensive yearly analysis tracking the impact of climate...

Nov 22, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Awards & Recognition
  • Food Safety & Inspection

Monterey County Environmental Health Food Safety Conference: An Idea, a Leap, and a Difference

NACCHO recognized Monterey County's Food Safety Conference as a 2019 Model Practice. Applications for 2020 Model...

Nov 20, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Hazards & Health Effects

FDA Releases New Chapter of PC Human Food Draft Guidance on Developing A Recall Plan

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing the availability of draft guidance that explains how food...

Nov 04, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Food Safety & Inspection

Romaine lettuce linked to another E. coli outbreak, but appears to be over

On Oct. 31, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration shared news of a recent E. coli O157:H7 outbreak, involving 23...

Nov 04, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Food Safety & Inspection

FDA Releases Two New Foodborne Illness Testimonial Videos

Through its industry outreach efforts, the FDA’s National Retail Food Team is releasing two new foodborne illness...

Nov 04, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Water Quality

Legionella Conference 2019 Wrap-Up

NSF International and the National Environmental Health Association co-hosted the Legionella Conference 2019, Building...

Oct 30, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Partner Articles

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Accreditation & Quality Improvement
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  • 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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  • 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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