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.

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  • Health & Disability
  • Infectious Disease
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Tobacco-Use Prevention

Best For You, Best For Baby: Five Tips for Preventing Birth Defects

Expectant parents receive a barrage of messages on how to keep their babies safe and healthy during pregnancy. For...

Jan 13, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Climate Change

Climate Change: Health Threats, Health Opportunities, and Hope

Brigham and Women’s Hospital held a Department of Medicine Grand Rounds focused on the urgency of climate change...

Dec 21, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Immunization
  • Infectious Disease
  • Influenza

National Influenza Vaccination Week 2019: It’s Not Too Late to Get Vaccinated!

By Nnandi Massac, Communications Intern The holiday season has arrived and with it comes family gatherings, work...

Dec 11, 2019 | Guest Author

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

CDC, ACS and AACI Announce “HPV Vaccine is Cancer Prevention” Champions for 2019

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Association of American Cancer Institutes, and American Cancer Society...

Nov 21, 2019 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

  • Webinar
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Webinar Recording: Reporting with Care: Updating How We Talk About HIV in the Media

Over three decades into the HIV epidemic, stigma is still as strong as ever. Much of how the general public views and...

Nov 20, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

New Sexual Health Toolkit for Black Women

The California Wellness Foundation has launched RoyalTea, a toolkit that uses culturally relevant content to educate...

Nov 13, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease

Report: Antibiotic Resistance Threats in the United States, 2019

Today, NACCHO released a commentary in response to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s...

Nov 13, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • Health in All Policies

Addressing Childhood Lead Poisoning with Health in All Policies Strategies

In October 2018, NACCHO, along with the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA), the Association of State and...

Oct 24, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Extreme Weather

Using the Wildfire Guide to Reduce your City and County’s Smoke Exposure Risk

October is Healthy Lung Month and a good time to think about ways NACCHO members and their partners can protect the...

Oct 22, 2019 | Guest Author

  • Immunization
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

CDC Releases Maternal Immunization Vital Signs Report

Today, CDC released its October 2019 Vital Signs Report, & Burden and Prevention of Influenza and Pertussis Among U.S....

Oct 08, 2019 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

Partner Articles

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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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  • Tools & Resources
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Parks

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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  • Tools & Resources

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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