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.

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

New Interactive Infographic: Health Impacts of Traffic Pollution in NYC

A new interactive infographic highlights the effect of New York City’s traffic and air quality on the health of...

Nov 23, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

Conference Recap: EPA Local Government Advisory Committee Meeting

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Local Government Advisory Committee (LGAC) met on July 27-29, 2016 in...

Sep 15, 2016 | Chelsea Gridley-Smith

A Call to Action: Prepare for Climate Change

By Paul Biedrzycki, MPH, MBA, CIH, Director of Disease Control and Environmental Health, City of Milwaukee Health...

Jun 15, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

Celebrate National Air Quality Awareness Week

Monday kicks off the tenth annual Air Quality Awareness Week. An environmental health initiative developed in...

Apr 29, 2016 | Lindsay Tiffany

New U.S. Report Advances Knowledge on Health Impacts of Climate Change

The Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States: A Scientific Assessment, a new report by the Obama...

Apr 10, 2016 | Katie Regan

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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 (she/her)

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 (she/her)

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 (she/her)

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 (she/her)

Syringe Services Programs and the COVID-19 Pandemic:...

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The Path to One Million: Leveraging the Power of Public...

Since its launch, the All of Us Research Program has enrolled more than 350,000...

Jun 11, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

The Path to One Million: Leveraging the Power of Public...

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NCSD Brief: At-Home Self-Collection Lab Testing for...

The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) developed a technical assistance...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

NCSD Brief: At-Home Self-Collection Lab Testing for...

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NCSD Releases STD Billing Toolkit

The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) released STD TAC Billing...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

NCSD Releases STD Billing Toolkit

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NCSD Webinar: At-Home HIV & STI Testing – The Lab...

Part 4 in a series of webinars discussing at-home HIV & STI testing at health...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

NCSD Webinar: At-Home HIV & STI Testing – The Lab...

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Kaiser Family Foundation Releases Ending the HIV...

Kaiser Family Foundation has released two new resources related to the federal...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

Kaiser Family Foundation Releases Ending the HIV...

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