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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  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Success Story
  • Physical Activity

Physical Activity Guidelines Issue Brief: A National Review of LHD Physical Activity Programs and Policies

NACCHO, in partnership with HHS' ODPHP has released an issue brief and a compendium of stories highlighting the...

Sep 12, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease
  • Research & Reports

Tool to Help Control Infections at Skilled Nursing Facilities

Research from Yale University and the University of California, Los Angeles indicated having staff working at more than...

Sep 10, 2021 | Zachary Smith

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  • Infectious Disease
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Opportunity

NACCHO Recruiting Members for Collaborative Workgroup on Maternal-Child Health, Infectious Diseases, and Preparedness

NACCHO is looking to expand the Maternal-Child, Infectious Disease, and Preparedness (MIP) Collaborative Workgroup.

Sep 08, 2021 | Adelaide Appiah

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

New Report: Local Health Department Infection Prevention and Control Training Needs

To advance local health department engagement in IPC activities, NACCHO, in partnership with Project Firstline,...

Sep 08, 2021 | Erin Laird

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources

COVID-19 School Testing Toolkit

To help support schools who are implementing regular school testing programs, CDC has developed a suite of free...

Sep 02, 2021 | Guest Author

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  • Press Release
  • Breastfeeding
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Continuity of Care in Breastfeeding Support: A Blueprint for Communities

NACCHO has partnered with the United States Breastfeeding Committee (USBC) to launch the Continuity of Care in...

Sep 02, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Access to Care
  • Breastfeeding
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Funding Opportunity: Implementing the Continuity of Care in Breastfeeding Support: A Blueprint for Communities

NACCHO has launched a Request for Applications (RFA), Implementing the Continuity of Care in Breastfeeding Support: A...

Sep 02, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Webinar
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Health Ethics & Law

Exploring Competencies in Public Health for Attorneys: A Pilot Training

NACCHO and ChangeLab Solutions invites local health department staff to attend a pilot training introducing concepts in...

Sep 01, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

  • Vector Control

New Lyme Disease Training Modules (with FREE Continuing Education)

This four-part series will aid front-line healthcare providers with recognition, diagnosis, and treatment of Lyme...

Aug 31, 2021

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  • Access to Care
  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

International Overdose Awareness Day Looks to the Future with Successful Pilot Projects

International Overdose Awareness Day, commemorated on August 31, marks not only the devastation we have seen over the...

Aug 30, 2021 | Esther Whitlock

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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...

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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 –...

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