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.

How Local Health Departments with the Fewest Resources Can Increase Active Transportation

By Karin Valentine Goins, MPH, Program Director, Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of...

Sep 06, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

Federal Agencies Release Nerve Agent Information for EMS and Hospitals

Following the recent nerve agent poisonings in the United Kingdom, the emergency response community has requested...

Aug 27, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

HI-5 Stories from Public Health Innovators

Health Impact in Five Years (HI-5) community-wide approaches can improve health in the places where we live, learn,...

Aug 21, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

2018 PHI Conference: Sneak Peek at Plenary Sessions

The 2018 PHI Conference will feature three exciting plenary sessions that provide a big-picture overview of how public...

Jul 31, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

Planning and Evaluating a Healthy Community: HiAP in Chatham, NC

By Mike Zelek, MPH, Division Director, Health Promotion and Policy, Chatham County Public Health Department Planning...

Jul 17, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

Intimate Partner Violence and Disability-Specific Abuse: An Overlooked Issue and the Role of Local Health Departments

By Whitney Thurman, NACCHO Health and Disability Fellow Intimate partner violence (IPV) is defined as intentional...

May 16, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

Environmental Justice, Equity, and Community in Los Angeles County

By Cynthia Harding, MPH, Chief Deputy Director, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LACDPH); Angelo...

Apr 27, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

New CDC Physical Activity & Health Branch Community Strategies Website

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Physical Activity and Health Branch created a new...

Apr 20, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

National Minority Health Month: The Double Burden for Minorities with Disabilities

By Kirsten Donato, NACCHO Health and Disability Fellow In April, organizations and people across the United States are...

Apr 18, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2018: Advancing Adolescent HIV Prevention and Care at the Local Level

Today is National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day (NYHAAD), the only national observance highlighting the impact of...

Apr 10, 2018 | Kat Kelley

Partner Articles

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Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

We are partnering with Climate for Health and ecoAmerica to offer an...

Jul 11, 2022 | Anu Varma

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

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New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

This video series was developed from interviews with BLOC COVID funded sites to...

Jul 06, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson, Candice Young

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

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World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

This year’s theme for World Hand Hygiene Day on May 5 is focused on recognizing...

May 04, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

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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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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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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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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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  • 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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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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