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.

  • Food Safety & Inspection

FDA Releases Supplement to the 2017 Food Code

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has made available the Supplement to the 2017 Food Code. The update...

Jan 02, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Food Safety & Inspection

FDA Issues Final Guidance on Serving Sizes, Dual-Column Labeling

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a final guidance to help manufacturers of packaged foods comply with the...

Jan 02, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

New Research Reveals Prenatal Exposure to PFAS is Associated with Lower Birth Weight

A new study from Karlstad University evaluated the association between early pregnancy exposure to eight Perfluoroalkyl...

Dec 21, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Food Safety & Inspection

NACCHO and FDA Announce the Ninth Year of the Retail Program Standards Mentorship Program

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) has announced the ninth cohort of a mentorship...

Dec 17, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Food Safety & Inspection

Investigation of E. coli O157:H7 Outbreak Linked to Romaine from Salinas, California November 2019

FDA, CDC, and state health authorities are investigating an outbreak of illnesses caused by E. coli O157:H7 in the...

Nov 25, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

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  • Food Safety & Inspection

FDA Releases Educational Food Safety Posters for Retail Food Employees Focusing on the Importance of Date Marking and Adequate Cooking Temperatures

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) National Retail Food Team today released additional posters that will...

Nov 25, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Food Safety & Inspection

FDA Extends Comment Period on the New Era of Smarter Food Safety

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is extending the comment period by 15 days to allow stakeholders more time to...

Nov 25, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Food Safety & Inspection

Outbreak of Hepatitis A Virus Infections Linked to Fresh Blackberries

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), public health and regulatory officials in three states, and the...

Nov 25, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Food Safety & Inspection

CDC and FDA Investigate E. coli Outbreak

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the...

Nov 22, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Food Safety & Inspection

FDA Issues 2019 Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued the 2019 edition of the Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory...

Nov 22, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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  • 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

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  • 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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