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.

Balancing Transparency and Integrity: How We Changed Public Notification of Potential Outbreaks

The second half of 2015 felt like all foodborne illness, all the time. In the summer, we dealt with a statewide...

Apr 07, 2016 | Guest Author

Protect Yourself While Pregnant: Food Safety Resources for Local Health Departments

By Brittany C. Woodland, Congressional and Public Affairs Specialist, Food Safety and Inspection Service, U.S....

Dec 10, 2015 | Guest Author

Study: Washing Utensils Between Uses Important for Safer Produce

Researchers at the University of Georgia recently conducted a study to determine the extent to which kitchen utensils...

Nov 23, 2015 | Amy Chang

Preventing Foodborne Illness During the Holidays

Listeria and Blue Bell ice cream. Salmonella and raw tuna sushi. Salmonella and frozen chicken. Cyclospora and...

Nov 23, 2015 | Amy Chang

Food Safety Inspectors Make Public Health a Priority: Understanding USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service

By Julie Schwartz, Public Affairs Specialist, U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Safety Inspection Service What...

Nov 05, 2015 | Guest Author

Tips to Practice Food Safety this Halloween

Vampires, zombies, and superheros may not have much in common on the surface, but chances are they’ll all be...

Oct 30, 2015 | Katie Regan

CDC Unveils Redesigned Healthy Pets Healthy People Website

CDC has launched its redesigned Healthy Pets Healthy People website to coincide with World Animal Day on October 4. The...

Oct 04, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

CDC Investigation Updates: Salmonella Outbreak Related to Imported Cucumbers

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), multiple states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

Sep 17, 2015 | Katie Regan

Raw Milk-Associated Outbreaks: Lessons Learned from Past Events

The number of states legalizing the sale of raw milk is on the rise—and so is the number of raw milk-related outbreaks....

Jun 29, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

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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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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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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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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 –...

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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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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

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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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