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.

New Study Suggests Air Pollution Linked to Premature Birth

A new study published in the journal of Environmental Health Perspectives suggests that air pollution in the United...

Apr 01, 2016 | Katie Regan

Environmental Factors Cause One in Four Deaths Worldwide

A new report by the World Health Organization (WHO) concludes that environmental factors like air, water, and soil...

Mar 25, 2016 | Katie Regan

New Study Links Air Pollution to Increased Risk of Obesity and Diabetes

Exposure to air pollution, even for just a month or two, may be enough to increase the risk of developing diabetes,...

Mar 24, 2016 | Katie Regan

EPA Online Mapping Tool to Help Protect Drinking Water Sources

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released DWMAPS – the Drinking Water Mapping Application to Protect...

Mar 01, 2016 | Amy Chang

New Study Links Childhood Lead Exposure to Sleep Problems

A new research study from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing shows that lead exposure in early childhood...

Dec 08, 2015 | Katie Regan

Live Map of World’s Air Pollution Now Available

Plume Labs has launched a new website and mobile phone app that tracks live air pollution levels. Users can check...

Dec 03, 2015 | Katie Regan

NACCHO Launches Fracking Project with Associated Webpage and Resources

By Nick Oschman, former NACCHO Environmental Health Intern NACCHO has launched a new webpage to support its project on...

Nov 23, 2015 | Guest Author

October 2015 Hottest on Record

Much like the months that preceded it, October 2015 closed out the calendar with the dubious honor of being the hottest...

Nov 18, 2015 | Katie Regan

Protecting Children from Environmental Threats During Children’s Health Month

We face environmental health threats every day in the air we breathe, the food we eat, and the homes in which we live....

Oct 23, 2015 | Katie Regan

EPA Sets Limits for Toxic Pollutants Released into Waterways

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) this week imposed new standards for mercury, arsenic, lead, and other...

Oct 02, 2015 | Katie Regan

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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 (she/her)

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 (she/her)

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 (she/her)

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 (she/her)

Syringe Services Programs and the COVID-19 Pandemic:...

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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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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 (she/her)

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

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NCSD Releases STD Billing Toolkit

The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) released STD TAC Billing...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

NCSD Releases STD Billing Toolkit

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NCSD Webinar: At-Home HIV & STI Testing – The Lab...

Part 4 in a series of webinars discussing at-home HIV & STI testing at health...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

NCSD Webinar: At-Home HIV & STI Testing – The Lab...

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Kaiser Family Foundation Releases Ending the HIV...

Kaiser Family Foundation has released two new resources related to the federal...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

Kaiser Family Foundation Releases Ending the HIV...

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