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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A Call to Action by Dr. Nancy Messonnier

During these unprecedented times, CDC is asking for your help in protecting our communities through vaccination.

Jun 23, 2020
By Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

  • Vector Control

NACCHO Accepting Public Comments from Local Health Departments - Developing the National Public Health Strategy for the Prevention and Control of Vector-Borne Diseases in Humans

NACCHO will accept comments from local health departments until June 4, 2021.

May 26, 2021

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar

Environmental Health & COVID-19 Resource Roundup – Upcoming Webinars on Infection Control in Schools, Real World Cleaning Methods, and an Upgraded Disinfection Toolkit

Roundup of resources from NACCHO and partners as of May 26, 2021.

May 26, 2021 | Anu Varma

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Infectious Disease

New Chapters: CORHA High-level Guidance for Outbreaks

The Council for Outbreak Response: Healthcare-Associated Infections & Antibiotic-Resistant Pathogens (CORHA), which...

May 25, 2021 | Kimberly Nalley

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  • COVID-19
  • Health Ethics & Law
  • Policy
  • Workforce Development

New Report: Public Health Authority: Dangerous for Public Health

This new report by NACCHO and the Network for Public Health Law, with assistance from Johns Hopkins and many others,...

May 25, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease

New Resource: CDC Shigella Prevention and Control Toolkit

CDC released a new Shigella Prevention and Control Toolkit to help state and local health departments respond to...

May 21, 2021 | Erin Laird

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

CDC Releases 2019 Viral Hepatitis Surveillance Report

This week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released National Viral Hepatitis Surveillance Report –...

May 21, 2021 | Kat Kelley

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  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Hepatitis Testing Day

May 19th, Hepatitis Testing Day, gives us an opportunity to educate, raise awareness, and promote testing in hopes of...

May 19, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Webinar: Eliminating Viral Hepatitis in Pennsylvania: Mobilizing Partners and Addressing Syndemics through Micro-Elimination

For Hepatitis Awareness Month 2021, NACCHO hosted a webinar highlighting how state and local health departments in...

May 18, 2021 | Kat Kelley

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  • Press Release
  • Policy
  • Workforce Development

NACCHO Applauds Introduction of the Public Health Workforce Loan Repayment Act

Public Health Workforce Loan Repayment Act would support recruitment and retention of top talent to health departments.

May 18, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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Podcast from Washington: NY SACHO and the Local Health Department Response to COVID-19

New York State Association of County Health Officials speak about their partnership with the Region 2 Public Health...

May 17, 2021 | Ian Goldstein

Partner Articles

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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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