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.

Hepatitis Awareness Month2021
  • 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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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Infectious Disease

CDC Releases Shigella Prevention and Control Toolkit

The toolkit was developed to help state and local health departments respond to suspected or confirmed cases clusters,...

May 13, 2021 | Julia Zigman

Self Testing
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Self-Testing: A Strategy to Improve Access to HIV, Viral Hepatitis, and STI Testing

APHL and NASTAD collaborated to develop this toolkit to help health departments, public health laboratories, and their...

May 13, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

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

Video: American Academy of HIV Medicine’s Academy Council for Racial Equity Speaks on COVID-19 Vaccine

This video from the AAHIVM’s Academy Council for Racial Equity features Black HIV providers discussing reasons to get...

May 13, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

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

Deconstructing Silos in West Virginia: Breaking Down Barriers Between HIV, Substance Use Disorder, and Viral Hepatitis Care

This new report, issued by the Community Education Group (CEG), details what the organization calls a “syndemic” of...

May 13, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

U.N. Secretary-General Report: “Addressing Inequalities and Getting Back on Track to End AIDS by 2030”

This report, submitted pursuant to General Assembly resolution 70/266, provides information on progress achieved...

May 13, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

National HIV Testing Day Theme Announcement

On June 27th each year, we observe National HIV Testing Day (NHTD) to emphasize and encourage HIV testing. This year,...

May 13, 2021 | Julia Zigman

Know Hep B
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

CDC Updates Know Hepatitis B Campaign Materials

In conjunction with Hepatitis Awareness Month, CDC released a new installment of the Know Hepatitis B (KHB) campaign...

May 13, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

HHS Releases New Buprenorphine Practice Guidelines, Expanding Access to Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder

Excerpted blog post from HHS detailing new buprenorphine practice guidelines that among other things, remove a longtime...

May 11, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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

Funding Opportunity: Scaling Up COVID-19 Prevention and Mitigation Strategies with Refugee, Immigrant, and Migrant Communities Funding Opportunity

NACCHO is pleased to offer a funding opportunity to local health departments (LHDs) to rapidly scale up innovative...

May 06, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

Partner Articles

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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...

Ci  Climate  Change
  • 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 –...

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