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.

National HIV Testing Day: Is Your Local Health Department Engaged?

June 27 is National HIV Testing Day. Please take to the comments to share how your local health department is engaging...

Jun 24, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

New York City Recognizes Hepatitis Testing Day and Highlights the Important Role LHDs Play in Addressing Viral Hepatitis

May 19 is Hepatitis Testing Day in the United States and provides an opportunity to raise awareness of the importance...

May 19, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

Talking about, Testing for, and Treating STDs: The Important Role of Disease Intervention Specialists

The theme for STD Awareness Month 2016 is Talk. Test. Treat. Disease Intervention Specialists (DIS) play an important...

Apr 20, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

April 18 is National Transgender HIV Testing Day

To help combat the problem of HIV in the transgender (trans) community, on April 18, the CDC’s Capacity Building...

Apr 12, 2016 | Nyana Quashie

April 10 is National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day

April 10 is National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day (NYHAAD), the first national awareness day specifically...

Apr 07, 2016 | Alyson Jordan

Disease Intervention Specialist Training: An Evolving Part of the Public Health Workforce

By Julie Hartley, Disease Intervention Specialist, Monroe County (IN) Health Department Disease intervention...

Feb 17, 2016 | Guest Author

Using Data to Improve Outcomes along the HIV Care Continuum: Lessons Learned from the 2015 National HIV Prevention Conference

By Ejay Jack, Community Health Program Supervisor, Hennepin County (MN) Public Health In December 2015, the National...

Jan 29, 2016 | Guest Author

NACCHO Interviews a Local Health Department Disease Intervention Specialist to Celebrate DIS Recognition Day

October 2, 2015 is National Disease Intervention Specialist (DIS) Recognition Day, a day that is celebrated annually on...

Oct 02, 2015 | Alyssa Kitlas

World Hepatitis Day: Recognizing the Role of Local Health Departments in Ending Hepatitis

Every day 4,000 people worldwide die from viral hepatitis, yet all of these deaths are preventable. With increased...

Jul 28, 2015 | Hilary McQuie

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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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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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