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.

EPA’s New Online Smoke Ready Toolbox for Wildland Fires

Smoke from wildfires in the southern plains spread this weekend through areas in Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas and...

Apr 16, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

Children and Health Disparities Fact Sheet

The Children’s Environmental Health Network released a fact sheet on disparities in children’s health that...

Mar 22, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

US EPA Nutrient Sensor Action Challenge

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and four federal partners launched the next stage of a...

Mar 06, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

What Health Professionals Should Know About the Cardiovascular Risk of Air Pollution  

By Wayne E. Cascio, MD, FACC, Acting Director, National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, US EPA,...

Feb 26, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

How Can You Protect Your Heart from Air Pollution?

In honor of American Heart Month in February, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is raising awareness of heart...

Feb 09, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

NACCHO Report: Local Health Departments Prepare for the Health Impacts of Climate Change

By: Anita Desikan, Former NACCHO Intern, and Chelsea Gridley-Smith, PhD, Senior Program Analyst at NACCHO The National...

Oct 30, 2017 | Chelsea Gridley-Smith

Make Health a Summer Priority: How to Limit Exposure to Warm Weather’s Environmental Risks

By Anna Suarez, Communications Specialist, Mesothelioma + Asbestos Awareness Center After enduring months of snow,...

Jul 17, 2017 | Guest Author

Air Quality Awareness Week 2017: Be Air Aware

By: Emily Walsh, Community Outreach Director, Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance For over a decade, the Environmental Health...

May 03, 2017 | Guest Author

Basement Guides: Water Pollution Infographic

The Basement Guides website recently released a new infographic detailing various factors related to water pollution....

Apr 20, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

New Report: Using HIA to Assess Potential Health Outcomes for a Proposed Trail in Chicago

The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) and the Illinois Public Health Institute (IPHI) recently released a new...

Dec 14, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

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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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