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.

  • Immunization
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

CDC Releases Maternal Immunization Vital Signs Report

Today, CDC released its October 2019 Vital Signs Report, & Burden and Prevention of Influenza and Pertussis Among U.S....

Oct 08, 2019 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Research & Reports

2018 STD Surveillance Report: STIs Rates Rapidly Increased Again

On October 8, 2019, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released the Sexually Transmitted Disease...

Oct 08, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • Epidemiology
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

RFP: Maternal and Infant Network to Understand Outcomes Associated with Treatment for Opioid Use During Pregnancy

The Public Health Informatics Institute (PHII) has announced a request for proposals (RFP) in collaboration with the...

Sep 26, 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

STD Awareness Month 2019: Stomping Out Syphilis at the Local Level

Did you know that in 2000, rates of syphilis reached historic lows in the United States? Since 2013, syphilis rates...

Apr 18, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Fact Sheet: CDC’s Adolescent and School Health Program

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a new fact sheet highlighting the impact of their...

Mar 28, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Pregnancy and Motherhood in Women with Disabilities: Information and Opportunities for Local Health Departments

By Erin Vinoski Thomas, MPH, CHES, Health and Disability Fellow, NACCHO Many women with disabilities want to experience...

Mar 20, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

National Children’s Dental Health Month: Resources for Local Health Departments

By Hollis Russinof, Manager, Campaign for Dental Health, American Academy of Pediatrics February is National Children’s...

Feb 07, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Best For You, Best For Baby: National Birth Defects Prevention Month 2019

A baby is born with a birth defect in the United States every 4.5 minutes, according to the Centers for Disease Control...

Jan 17, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Resources: Connecting Public Health and Education to Prevent Adolescent HIV/STIs

NACCHO recently completed a project to increase the capacity of local health departments (LHDs) and local education...

Dec 26, 2018 | Samantha Ritter

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  • Webinar
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

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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  • Tools & Resources
  • Hazards & Health Effects

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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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Water Quality

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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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

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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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Accreditation & Quality Improvement
  • Opportunity
  • 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...

Water Fountain
  • 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...

Wildfire
  • 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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