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.

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  • Immunization
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

CDC MMWR Release: "National, Regional, State, and Selected Local Area Vaccination Coverage Among Adolescents Aged 13–17 Years — United States, 2019”

This Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) article includes 2019 National Immunization Survey (NIS)-Teen...

Aug 20, 2020 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

New Guidance on COVID-19 Vaccine Implementation

On August 12, Dr. Nancy Messonnier, CDC’s Director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases...

Aug 19, 2020 | Amy Frandsen

  • Immunization

Catch-Up to Get Ahead: New Campaign Addresses COVID-19-Related Declines in Childhood Immunization

In support of National Immunization Awareness Month activities this August, NACCHO is joining “Catch-Up to Get Ahead,”...

Aug 12, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Immunization

Promote the Importance of Vaccines during National Immunization Awareness Month 2020

National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) is observed annually in August to highlight the importance of vaccination...

Aug 03, 2020 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Immunization
  • Infectious Disease

The Public’s Role in COVID-19 Vaccination: Recommendations to Enhance Trust, Acceptance, and Uptake

The Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security’s newly released report recommends ways to advance public understanding...

Jul 24, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Webinar
  • Webinar
  • Immunization
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Webinar: Delays in HPV Cancer Diagnoses and Treatment in Rural Communities

Residents of rural areas have a higher cancer mortality, particularly for cancers that are preventable through...

Jul 10, 2020 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Immunization
  • Infectious Disease
  • Recommendations

Prevention of Hepatitis A Virus Infection in the US: Recommendations of the ACIP

CDC, in collaboration with the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), published new recommendations for...

Jul 02, 2020 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

Vaccine
  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Research & Reports

Report from the Field: The Impact of COVID-19 on Local Health Department Immunization Programs

LHD immunization programs are on the front lines of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic serving as primary chief health...

Jun 26, 2020 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

Vaccine
  • Immunization
  • Influenza
  • Recommendations

HHS Releases the National Influenza Vaccine Modernization Strategy (NIVMS) 2020-2030

The U.S. Department of Human Health Services (HHS) released its National Influenza Vaccine Modernization Strategy...

Jun 24, 2020 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

NAIIS
  • Awards & Recognition
  • Immunization
  • Influenza

Local Public Health Recognized in 2020 NAIIS Immunization Excellence Awards

The National Adult and Influenza Immunization Summit (NAIIS) Immunization Excellence Awards recognize the extraordinary...

Jun 23, 2020 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

Partner Articles

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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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  • 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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