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.

FDA Issues Draft Guidance for Reducing Food Safety Hazards in the Production of Seed for Sprouting

On June 24, 2019, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued draft guidance to provide recommendations to those in...

Jul 01, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

New Hazard Standards for Lead in Paint, Dust and Soil

On June 21, 2019, EPA announced new, tighter standards for lead in dust on floors and window sills to protect children...

Jun 24, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

FDA Releases Decoding the Food Code: Information to Assist the User, an Online Based Training Module

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the release of Decoding the Food Code: Information to Assist the User,...

Jun 14, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Retail Program Standards Blog Series: Standard 9

For the last several months, NACCHO has featured the progress that communities across the country have made in retail...

Jun 07, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

New FDA Webpage on Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS)

Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a family of human-made chemicals that are found in a wide range of...

Jun 06, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

World Environment Day 2019: Air Pollution

World Environment Day is the United Nations day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action to protect our...

May 29, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Interactive Map of PFAS Contamination

The known extent of contamination of American communities with the highly toxic fluorinated compounds known as PFAS...

May 23, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Deaf Patients Need More from the Healthcare System and the Americans with Disabilities Act

By TraciAnn Hoglind, NACCHO Health and Disability Fellow Visualize this: You are at the hospital for a medical...

May 14, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Retail Program Standards Blog Series: Standard 8

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards (Retail...

May 10, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

FDA Announces Intentional Adulteration Inspections to Begin March 2020

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced during a public meeting that routine inspections to verify compliance...

May 06, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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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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