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.

  • Climate Change
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Heat Rise Alert: Local Health Worker Interventions are Needed to Protect Pregnant People

Pregnant people have been largely invisible in efforts to better manage harm to human health from the increasing number...

Oct 08, 2020 | Guest Author

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

DIS Recognition Day: NACCHO Announces STD Engage 2020 Scholarship Winners

In honor of DIS Recognition Day on October 2, 2020, please join NACCHO in highlighting and congratulating the DIS...

Sep 30, 2020 | Shalesha Majors

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Turning the Page on HIV: New CDC Initiative Fuels Progress in STD Clinics

A new factsheet highlights progress from a recent CDC initiative, “Scaling up HIV Prevention Services in Specialty STD...

Sep 02, 2020 | Julia Zigman

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Research & Reports

Study: Gaps in STI Screening among Men who Have Sex with Men in PrEP Care in the U.S.

A study recently published in Clinical Infectious Diseases found that substantial gaps exist between CDC...

Aug 19, 2020 | Julia Zigman

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USPSTF Recommendation: Behavioral Counseling Interventions to Prevent Sexually Transmitted Infections

A new US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendation concludes with moderate certainty that behavioral...

Aug 19, 2020 | Julia Zigman

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Opportunity

Request for Applications: Identifying Promising Practices for Congenital Syphilis Prevention (Cohort 2)

In partnership with the CDC’s Division of STD Prevention, NACCHO will provide up to four local health departments with...

Aug 18, 2020 | Rebekah Horowitz

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

NACCHO, NCSD Announce DIS Scholarship Winners

NACCHO and NCSD have announced the recipients of this year's scholarship award that funds health department DIS to...

Aug 18, 2020 | Kat Kelley

  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

NCSD Report: COVID-19 & the State of the STD Field (Phase II)

This report from NCSD describes the STD field’s ongoing, longer term response to COVID-19 and what effect this response...

Aug 12, 2020 | Julia Zigman

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

On-Demand Webinar Series: Testing Outside the Clinic

NCSD hosted a four-part webinar series on non clinic-based, self-collected HIV and STD testing. The recordings from the...

Aug 12, 2020 | Julia Zigman

  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Request for Information: Adapting HIV, STI, Viral Hepatitis, and Harm Reduction Services During COVID-19

To facilitate peer learning, NACCHO is seeking information and tools regarding HIV, STI, hepatitis, and harm reduction...

Aug 12, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Partner Articles

  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Training

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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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health

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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  • Webinar
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

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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  • Tools & Resources
  • Hazards & Health Effects

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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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Water Quality

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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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

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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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Accreditation & Quality Improvement
  • Opportunity
  • Performance Improvement

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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  • Climate Change
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Policy

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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  • 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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  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

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...

Wildfire
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Hazards & Health Effects

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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