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.

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Immunization
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Release of 2018 NIS-Teen Vaccination Rates

CDC released results from the 2018 National Immunization Survey-Teen (NIS-Teen) in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly...

Sep 12, 2019 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

  • Vector Control

Strengthen Core Capabilities in Mosquito and Tick Surveillance and Control with NACCHO’s Vector Control Toolkit

Summer may be coming to an end, but mosquito and tick season continues until the first frost hits and temperatures are...

Sep 08, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Protecting Public Health with PEATT: The PFAS Exposure Assessment Technical Tools

By Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry Communities demand...

Aug 29, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Resources for Policy Action: Detecting HIV Clusters and Scaling Up PrEP

The O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law released three new documents to support the federal Ending the...

Aug 26, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

EPA Releases Part 1 of Synthetic Turf Field Recycled Tire Crumb Rubber Characterization Research Under Federal Research Action Plan

This new report is part of the Federal Research Action Plan (FRAP) on Recycled Tire Crumb Used on Playing Fields and...

Jul 30, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Retail Food Association Summit Notes and Outcomes

On June 4–6, 2019, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) National Retail Program Team management and retail...

Jul 15, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Issue Brief: Ryan White and HCV Elimination among People with HIV

1 in 4 people living with HIV will become infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV) during their lifetime. The Ryan White...

Jun 17, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

FDA Releases Decoding the Food Code: Information to Assist the User, an Online Based Training Module

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the release of Decoding the Food Code: Information to Assist the User,...

Jun 14, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

FDA Sampling Frozen Berries for Harmful Viruses

Some people use frozen berries without first cooking them, increasing their risk of exposure to harmful viruses. The...

May 31, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Greener Guidance: Putrescible Waste in Public Areas

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

May 24, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Partner Articles

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  • 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...

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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