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.

World Environment Day 2018: Beating Plastic Pollution

Tuesday, June 5 is World Environment Day, the United Nations’ recognized day to encourage global awareness and...

Jun 05, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

2018 “State of the Air” Report

The American Lung Association released its 19th annual “State of the Air” report, which gives an update on...

May 10, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

Environmental Justice, Equity, and Community in Los Angeles County

By Cynthia Harding, MPH, Chief Deputy Director, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LACDPH); Angelo...

Apr 27, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

Assessment of Community Awareness and Practices Concerning Indoor Air Pollutants — Madison County, Alabama, June 2017

This article from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC)’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly...

Apr 20, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

Does Ending Plastic Pollution Mean the End of Plastic Straws?

For the last 5,000 years, people around the world have been sipping their drinks out of straws. Only recently have...

Apr 19, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

EPA’s New Online Smoke Ready Toolbox for Wildland Fires

Smoke from wildfires in the southern plains spread this weekend through areas in Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas and...

Apr 16, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

Children and Health Disparities Fact Sheet

The Children’s Environmental Health Network released a fact sheet on disparities in children’s health that...

Mar 22, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

US EPA Nutrient Sensor Action Challenge

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and four federal partners launched the next stage of a...

Mar 06, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

What Health Professionals Should Know About the Cardiovascular Risk of Air Pollution  

By Wayne E. Cascio, MD, FACC, Acting Director, National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, US EPA,...

Feb 26, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

How Can You Protect Your Heart from Air Pollution?

In honor of American Heart Month in February, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is raising awareness of heart...

Feb 09, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

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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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Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

SYNC 2020, the National Conference for HIV, HCV, STI and LGBTQ Health, is...

Jul 08, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

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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 (she/her)

Apply Now: DIS Scholarships for STD Engage 2020...

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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 (she/her)

Social Media Resources: National HIV Testing Day

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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 (she/her)

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 (she/her)

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 (she/her)

NCSD Releases STD Billing Toolkit

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NCSD Webinar: At-Home HIV & STI Testing – The Lab...

Part 4 in a series of webinars discussing at-home HIV & STI testing at health...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

NCSD Webinar: At-Home HIV & STI Testing – The Lab...

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Kaiser Family Foundation Releases Ending the HIV...

Kaiser Family Foundation has released two new resources related to the federal...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

Kaiser Family Foundation Releases Ending the HIV...

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