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.

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

Model State Legislation Establishing Complete Streets

ChangeLab Solutions recently released a newly updated model policy regarding Complete Streets: Model State Legislation...

Mar 18, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Greener Guidance: Environmental Health Emergency Preparedness

Note: This is the seventh edition of NACCHO’s Greener Guidance environmental health advice column. See past columns...

Feb 25, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnership (MAPP) Training

DISCOUNTED Strategic Planning Training for Healthcare and Public Health Organizations & Their Partners REGISTER...

Feb 12, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

New Streetsmart Newsletter on Transportation Solutions

Streetsmart is a nonprofit that gives people the evidence and insight they need to prioritize, defend, and decide what...

Jan 28, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Active Transportation Study Published in the Journal of Public Health Management & Practice

NACCHO co-authored a paper published in the Journal of Public Health Management & Practice in January 2019 called...

Jan 18, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Call for Proposals: Health and Climate Solutions

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) is offering a funding opportunity to develop and amplify the evidence around a...

Jan 07, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Request for Proposals: Climate and Health Adaptation in Local Health Departments

NACCHO supports local efforts to track, prevent, and mitigate the health effects of climate change. These efforts...

Nov 26, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Social Determinants of Health

How Local Health Departments with the Most Resources Can Increase Active Transportation

By Karin Valentine Goins, MPH, Program Director, Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of...

Nov 14, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

Local Government as Health Champions: The Wake County Healthy Community Initiative

Note: This was originally posted on the Healthy Places by Design blog. By Tim Schwantes, Project Officer, Healthy...

Oct 24, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

Partner Articles

  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Training

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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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health

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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  • 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...

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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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