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.

Unsung Heroes: State and Local Public Health Officials Innovating in Outbreak Investigations

A recent article in Food Safety Magazine describes the daily efforts of state and local environmental public health...

May 06, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Outbreak of Listeria Infections Linked to Deli-Sliced Meats and Cheeses

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and several states are investigating a multistate outbreak of...

May 06, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Environmental Assessment Training Series

The skills needed to investigate outbreaks of foodborne illness in restaurants are different from those needed to...

May 06, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Retail Program Standards Blog Series: Standard 7

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards (Retail...

Apr 15, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

CDC Analyzes Factors Contributing to 400 Restaurant Outbreaks

Most reported foodborne outbreaks occur in retail food establishments like restaurants. A recent MMWR said that from...

Mar 28, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

FDA Outlines Multi-Layer Approach to Making Sure that Food Imports Are Safe

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration released its “Strategy for the Safety of Imported Food” which outlines the...

Mar 18, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

USDA Food Safety Tips for Areas Affected by “Bomb Cyclone”

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing food safety...

Mar 18, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Retail Program Standards Blog Series: Standard 6

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards (Retail...

Mar 15, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

2018 Accomplishments: CDC’s National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases

As expected, 2018 was another busy year in emerging infectious diseases at the Centers for Disease Control and...

Mar 05, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Root Cause Analysis: Forthcoming Guide Seeks to Improve Investigations

Thorough analysis of foodborne outbreaks and other incidents is fundamental to identifying preventive measures that can...

Feb 27, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Partner Articles

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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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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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  • Climate Change
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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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  • Healthy Living & Prevention
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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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  • 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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  • Community Engagement
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  • Opportunity

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

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

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

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