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.

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A Call to Action by Dr. Nancy Messonnier

During these unprecedented times, CDC is asking for your help in protecting our communities through vaccination.

Jun 23, 2020
By Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Dear Colleague Letter: Ryan White Requirement Waivers During COVID-19

HRSA/HAB released a program letter regarding forthcoming HRSA Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) penalties and...

Feb 04, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

WHO Recommends the Dapivirine Vaginal Ring as a New Choice for HIV Prevention for Women at Substantial Risk of HIV Infection

WHO recommended that the dapivirine vaginal ring (DPV-VR) may be offered as an additional prevention choice for women...

Feb 04, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

New HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau Funding Opportunities Support Innovative Health Interventions and Data Capacity Building

The Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) HIV/AIDS Bureau has released three new Notices of Funding...

Feb 04, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Research & Reports

HIV Research for Prevention Conference Presents Important Research Insights Across a Range of New Options

At a press conference hosted by the HIV Research for Prevention (HIV R4P) conference, research teams presented a range...

Feb 04, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • Webinar
  • Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning
  • Community Engagement
  • Performance Improvement

Webinar: MAPP Evolution: A Blueprint for the Future

NACCHO is evolving its flagship community health improvement (CHI) framework, Mobilizing for Action through Planning...

Feb 03, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Infectious Disease
  • Social Determinants of Health

Nothing About Us Without Us: AAHD’s Call to Action

The American Association on Health and Disability (AAHD) has teamed up with NACCHO in supporting the All of Us Research...

Feb 03, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Press Release
  • Awards & Recognition
  • Emergency Response
  • Medical Reserve Corps

NACCHO Announces More Than $1.2 Million in Medical Reserve Corps Operational Readiness Awards

More than $1.2 million in awards will support 137 units to build or strengthen MRC response capabilities.

Feb 03, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Climate Change

American Climate Leadership Summit 2021: Registration Open

Register for the American Climate Leadership Summit (ACLS 2021), now celebrating its 10th year!

Feb 03, 2021 | Anu Varma

  • Webinar

Results from Vote on the Code: A Review of Key Proposed Changes for the MAHC 4th Edition

During this webinar, participants will hear about the Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC) revisions that resulted from the...

Feb 02, 2021 | Emily D'Angelo

  • Climate Change

The Maryland Climate Change Health Adaptation Program is Available to Help Local Health Jurisdictions With Health-Related Climate Adaptation Efforts

The Maryland Climate Change Health Adaptation Program is funded by CDC’s Building Resistance Against Climate Effects...

Feb 02, 2021 | Guest Author

Partner Articles

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Accreditation & Quality Improvement
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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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 –...

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

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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  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

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

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

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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