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.

STD Awareness Month 2018: Integrating Routine Chlamydia Screening into Primary Care Practices

By Jacky M. Jennings, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics; Director, Center for Child & Community...

Apr 06, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

NACCHO Study: Local Health Departments’ Capacity to Respond to Zika Infections in Pregnant Women

A newly released study of local jurisdictions developed by the National Association of County and City Health Officials...

Mar 19, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

International Prenatal Infection Prevention Month: The Importance of Maternal Immunization

International Prenatal Infection Prevention Month, held in February, is a worldwide observance to promote awareness of...

Feb 15, 2018 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

Prevent to Protect: National Birth Defects Prevention Month

By Katelynd Todd, NACCHO Health & Disability Fellow January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month in the...

Jan 29, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

Two Local Health Departments Awarded Funding to Fight Congenital Syphilis

The below information was originally included within a “Dear Colleague” letter from the Centers for Disease...

Nov 07, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

CDC Releases 2016 School Health Profiles Results

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Division of Adolescent and School Health (DASH)...

Nov 06, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

Interim Guidance for the Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Management of Infants with Possible Congenital Zika Virus Infection

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) just published guidelines to support clinicians in diagnosing,...

Oct 20, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

HCV Guidance: Recommendations for Testing, Managing, and Treating Hepatitis C (Update)

The American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) and the Infectious Diseases Society of America (ISDA)...

Sep 22, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

CDC: 2016 School Health Policies and Practices Study (SHPPS) Results

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released district-level findings from the 2016 School Health...

Sep 20, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

School-Based Adolescent HIV/STD Prevention Newsletter: Volume 1, Issue 2

This newsletter was developed as part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Division of Adolescent...

Sep 06, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

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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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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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