Addressing the Public Health Threat of Climate Change

August 3rd was an historic day for the health of the United States as the White House announced the Clean Power Plan to tackle the...

Aug 19, 2015 | Lisa Brown

  • National Environmental Health Association – Annual Educational Conference and...

    By Amy Chang, Program Analyst, Environmental Health, Pandemic Preparedness, and Catastrophic Response, NACCHO, and Lindsay Beattie,...

    Aug 13, 2015 | Amy Chang

  • Food Safety Toolkit Available in NACCHO’s Toolbox

    The NACCHO Food Safety toolkit is a free, online collection of public health resources including presentations, fact sheets, drills,...

    Jul 30, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

  • FDA Releases Best Practices for FoodSHIELD

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) Partnership for Food Protection’s Surveillance, Response and Post Response...

    Jul 24, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

  • Ten Local Health Departments Share Their Strategies to Increase HPV Vaccination Rates

    NACCHO’s human papillomavirus (HPV) prevention project supports local health departments as they identify and prepare to implement...

    Jul 20, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

  • Fact Sheet: The Urgency of Hepatitis C Screening for Baby Boomers

    The National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable has released a new fact sheet about the urgency of hepatitis C screening for baby boomers. The...

    Jul 15, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

  • Three New Reports Offer Recommendations for Updating the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program

    The O’Neill Institute for National & Global Health Law at Georgetown University Law Center has released series of three policy...

    Jul 13, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

  • FDA Delays Implementation of Menu Calorie Count Rules

    Implementation of a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requirement that chain restaurants, grocery stores, and other food...

    Jul 10, 2015 | Katie Regan

  • FDA Releases Supplement to the 2013 Food Code

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a Supplement to the 2013 Food Code, a model for retail food regulations across the...

    Jul 08, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

  • Addressing the Public Health Threat of Climate Change

    August 3rd was an historic day for the health of the United States as the White House announced the Clean Power Plan to tackle the effects of climate change. The Clean Power Plan establishes the first-ever national standards to limit carbon pollution from power plants. Climate change is transforming the landscape of public health by altering the […]

    Aug 19, 2015 | Lisa Brown

    National Environmental Health Association – Annual Educational Conference and Exhibition’s Food Safety and Defense Sessions

    By Amy Chang, Program Analyst, Environmental Health, Pandemic Preparedness, and Catastrophic Response, NACCHO, and Lindsay Beattie, Program Analyst, Environmental Health, Pandemic Preparedness, and Catastrophic Response, NACCHO NACCHO staff and members presented about food safety and defense at this year’s National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) Annual Educational Conference &...

    Aug 13, 2015 | Amy Chang

    Food Safety Toolkit Available in NACCHO’s Toolbox

    The NACCHO Food Safety toolkit is a free, online collection of public health resources including presentations, fact sheets, drills, evaluations, protocols, templates, reports, and training materials. Public health professionals and other external stakeholders can use these tools to inform and improve their work in food safety.

    Jul 30, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

    FDA Releases Best Practices for FoodSHIELD

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) Partnership for Food Protection’s Surveillance, Response and Post Response Workgroup recently released “Best Practices for Use of FoodSHIELD During Food and Feed Incidents.” The document provides guidance on how FDA, state, and local health officials can utilize the program FoodSHIELD to share information during food and feed...

    Jul 24, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

    Ten Local Health Departments Share Their Strategies to Increase HPV Vaccination Rates

    NACCHO’s human papillomavirus (HPV) prevention project supports local health departments as they identify and prepare to implement strategies to improve HPV vaccination rates. HPV is the leading cause of cervical and several other types of cancers. However, vaccination rates remain low despite the availability of an HPV vaccine. NACCHO’s award supports ten local health departments […]

    Jul 20, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

    Fact Sheet: The Urgency of Hepatitis C Screening for Baby Boomers

    The National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable has released a new fact sheet about the urgency of hepatitis C screening for baby boomers. The majority of people living with and dying from hepatitis C are baby boomers, yet most of them remain undiagnosed and unaware of their infection. Because many baby boomers have lived with hepatitis C for 20 […]

    Jul 15, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

    Three New Reports Offer Recommendations for Updating the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program

    The O’Neill Institute for National & Global Health Law at Georgetown University Law Center has released series of three policy briefs issuing recommendations for ensuring that the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program is updated to be maximally effective in a changing healthcare environment. Leading HIV/AIDS experts authored the briefs to help HIV community stakeholders conceptualize structural...

    Jul 13, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

    FDA Delays Implementation of Menu Calorie Count Rules

    Implementation of a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requirement that chain restaurants, grocery stores, and other food establishments post calorie counts on menus has been delayed until Dec. 1, 2016—a year later than FDA initially intended, and two years after publication of the ruling. The change is in response to the numerous requests FDA received from the […]

    Jul 10, 2015 | Katie Regan

    FDA Releases Supplement to the 2013 Food Code

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a Supplement to the 2013 Food Code, a model for retail food regulations across the United States. The update provides the industry and government with practical, science-based controls for food handling in order to improve food safety. The Supplement is based on recommendations made by regulatory officials, industry, academia, […]

    Jul 08, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

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