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.

Local Rapid Response Team Deters Deliberate Food Poisoning

By: Brett D. Weed, MS, MPH, Project Officer, FDA Office of Partnerships An employee first noticed that the orange...

Sep 28, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

Story from the Field: Rapid Response Team Deters Deliberate Food Poisoning

An employee first noticed that the orange chicken on the Hot Wok section of the supermarket food bar had some kind of...

Sep 28, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

Q & A: Defending Retail Food Supplies from Food Terrorism 

By: Jim Armstrong, MS, RS, Program Manager, Environmental Public Health Services, Cuyahoga County Board of Health In...

Sep 25, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

CDC Awards Funds to Health Departments to Improve Food Safety and Antibiotic Resistance

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is awarding about $32 million to states and local health...

Aug 15, 2017 | Amy Chang

Fish-Associated Outbreaks: One of Most Common for Foodborne Illness

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a study outlining fish-associated foodborne disease...

Jul 19, 2017 | Amy Chang

New MMWR: Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a new Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)...

Apr 20, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

Research Article: Whole Genome Sequencing and Salmonella Outbreaks

Investigating multistate foodborne outbreaks of Salmonella infections associated with chicken is especially challenging...

Apr 03, 2017 | Amy Chang

Federal Agencies Issue New Food Safety Strategic Plan

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the U.S....

Mar 31, 2017 | Amy Chang

Hog Roast Outbreaks Highlight Efforts to Strengthen Public Health Partnerships

By William Lanier, DVM, MPH, DACVPM, Senior Epidemiologist, Karen Becker, DVM, MPH, DACVPM, Director of Applied...

Sep 27, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

Foodborne Illness Trends

The CDC’s Foodborne Disease Active Surveillance Network, FoodNet, has released their most recent report. This...

May 02, 2016 | Amy Chang

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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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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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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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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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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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