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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  • COVID-19
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Immunization

Request for Applications: Partnering for Vaccine Equity

NACCHO, with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is pleased to provide funding for the...

Jan 03, 2022 | Katherine Waters, Victoria Thompson

  • Food Safety & Inspection

Analysis of Factors Influencing the Implementation of Risk-Based Inspections: A Study Conducted with Local Retail Food Regulatory Programs

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and the Conference for Food Protection (CFP)...

Jan 03, 2022 | Anu Varma

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  • Immunization
  • Success Story
  • Community Health

COVID-19 Vaccine Community Success Stories from four Local Health Departments featured by CDC

In 2020, NACCHO, with the support of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), implemented the project,...

Dec 29, 2021 | Robin Mowson

New CDC Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) Community Engagement Resources

This new community engagement resource reconfirms ATSDR’s commitment to building relationships and effectively engaging...

Dec 21, 2021

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Policy

New Policy Proposal Seeks to Improve Access to Medications that Prevent HIV Infection

Johns Hopkins University faculty and others released a new proposal for financing and delivering PrEP for HIV...

Dec 20, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • Opportunity
  • Performance Improvement

NACCHO's Research & Evaluation Team Seeks Consultant to Facilitate Strategic Planning Process

NACCHO's Research and Evaluation team is seeking a consultant to facilitate its team's strategic planning process in...

Dec 19, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

  • Climate Change

Mental Health and Our Changing Climate: Special Briefing for Local Health Departments

A special briefing for local health departments that will cover the major findings of Mental Health and Our Changing...

Dec 17, 2021

The Biden-Harris Administration Releases Lead Pipe and Paint Action Plan

Today, the Biden-Harris Administration is releasing its Lead Pipe and Paint Action Plan.

Dec 16, 2021

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  • COVID-19

Celebrating the One-Year Anniversary of the First COVID-19 Vaccination

On December 14, 2021, NACCHO and partners celebrated the one-year anniversary of the first COVID-19 vaccine being...

Dec 16, 2021 | Katherine Waters

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  • COVID-19
  • Opportunity

Opportunity to Participate in LetsTalkCovidVaccine Tailored for Local Communities

Johns Hopkins University has funding for five local community health departments to work with them to develop localized...

Dec 08, 2021 | Beth Hess

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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...

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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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