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.

Live Map of World’s Air Pollution Now Available

Plume Labs has launched a new website and mobile phone app that tracks live air pollution levels. Users can check...

Dec 03, 2015 | Katie Regan

NACCHO Launches Fracking Project with Associated Webpage and Resources

By Nick Oschman, former NACCHO Environmental Health Intern NACCHO has launched a new webpage to support its project on...

Nov 23, 2015 | Guest Author

October 2015 Hottest on Record

Much like the months that preceded it, October 2015 closed out the calendar with the dubious honor of being the hottest...

Nov 18, 2015 | Katie Regan

Protecting Children from Environmental Threats During Children’s Health Month

We face environmental health threats every day in the air we breathe, the food we eat, and the homes in which we live....

Oct 23, 2015 | Katie Regan

EPA Sets Limits for Toxic Pollutants Released into Waterways

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) this week imposed new standards for mercury, arsenic, lead, and other...

Oct 02, 2015 | Katie Regan

EPA Announces Restrictions on Ozone Pollution

The Obama Administration today unveiled new restrictions on ozone pollution that tighten the current limits for the...

Oct 01, 2015 | Katie Regan

Celebrate World Environmental Health Day Sept. 26

Ensuring the public’s health is a multifaceted challenge requiring expertise in more than just the health threats...

Sep 24, 2015 | Katie Regan

Addressing the Public Health Threat of Climate Change

August 3rd was an historic day for the health of the United States as the White House announced the Clean Power Plan to...

Aug 19, 2015 | Lisa Brown

National Water Quality Month: A Reminder to Enhance Water Safety and Sustainability Efforts

National Water Quality Month in August serves as an important reminder for local health departments to reflect on the...

Aug 06, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

New Study Says Climate Change May Undermine Last Half-Century of Health Improvements

A new report by The Lancet says that climate change may undermine the last half-century of health gains. However, the...

Jun 26, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

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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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