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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A Call to Action by Dr. Nancy Messonnier

During these unprecedented times, CDC is asking for your help in protecting our communities through vaccination.

Jun 23, 2020
By Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Healthy Living & Prevention

CDC’s MAHC Network Webinar: Healthy and Safe Swimming Week Showcase - Ensuring Aquatic Health in Your Community

CDC’s Healthy and Safe Swimming Week (HSSW) webinar.

May 11, 2021 | Emily D'Angelo

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response

Effective Assessments of Disaster Shelters During COVID-19: CDC Guidance and Resources for Local Health Departments

National Hurricane Preparedness Week (May 9 – 15, 2021).

May 11, 2021 | Guest Author, Emily D'Angelo

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  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

HHS Releases New Buprenorphine Practice Guidelines, Expanding Access to Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder

Excerpted blog post from HHS detailing new buprenorphine practice guidelines that among other things, remove a longtime...

May 11, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Food Safety & Inspection

Now in Spanish: Third Edition of the CIFOR Guidelines for Foodborne Disease Outbreak Response

The CIFOR Guidelines are a comprehensive source of information on foodborne disease investigation and control for...

May 11, 2021 | Anu Varma

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  • Tools & Resources

CIFOR Industry Guidelines: Foodborne Illness Response Guidelines for Owners, Operators and Managers of Food Establishments

The CIFOR Industry Guidelines were developed as voluntary guidance for owners, operators, and managers of retail food...

May 10, 2021 | Anu Varma

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  • Vector Control

Lyme Disease Awareness Month 2021: Resources to look out for from CDC

In recognition of Lyme Disease Awareness Month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) urges people to...

May 10, 2021 | Anu Varma

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Social Determinants of Health

Funding Opportunity: Closing the Gap with Social Determinants of Health Accelerator Plans

Learn more about this CDC funding opportunity for local, state, tribal and territorial jurisdictions to develop an...

May 07, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • COVID-19
  • Funding Opportunity

Funding Opportunity: COVID-19 Prevention & Mitigation Among Refugee, Immigrant, & Migrant Communities

With support from CDC, NACCHO will provide funding and technical assistance up to $175,000 to local health departments...

May 07, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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

Funding Opportunity: Scaling Up COVID-19 Prevention and Mitigation Strategies with Refugee, Immigrant, and Migrant Communities Funding Opportunity

NACCHO is pleased to offer a funding opportunity to local health departments (LHDs) to rapidly scale up innovative...

May 06, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Recap: [NACCHO Webinar] Protecting Children’s Environmental Health During COVID-19: Supporting Child Care Programs

During NACCHO's webinar, “Protecting Children’s Environmental Health During COVID-19: Supporting Child Care...

May 05, 2021 | Angana Roy

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  • 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...

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  • 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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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

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 –...

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

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

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

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

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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