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.

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Research & Reports

2018 STD Surveillance Report: STIs Rates Rapidly Increased Again

On October 8, 2019, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released the Sexually Transmitted Disease...

Oct 08, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

MMWR: Trends in Hepatitis C Infection by Opioid Use Disorder Status Among Pregnant Women at Delivery Hospitalization — United States, 2000–2015

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a report in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report...

Oct 07, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

CDC Seeks Comments on Updating HIV Testing Guidelines

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is seeking public comment for updating the Revised Recommendations...

Sep 30, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • Tools & Resources
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

ACOG’s New Maternal Immunization Patient Education Resources

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has developed new maternal immunization patient education...

Sep 16, 2019 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

MMWR: HPV–Attributable Cancers — United States, 2012–2016

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a common virus that can lead to certain types of cancer later in life. The current HPV...

Aug 22, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Presentation – Talking About Vaccines: Lessons Learned from CDC Research with Parents and Healthcare Professionals

On August 1, as a kick-off to National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM), NACCHO hosted Talking About Vaccines:...

Aug 02, 2019 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

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

New Resources Highlight Replicable Tips for HIV Programs

Gain early insights from the Dissemination of Evidence-Informed Interventions (DEII) initiative with four recently...

May 10, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Call for Papers: Chronic Disease and Climate Change

Environmental Justice invites manuscript submissions for a special issue on chronic disease and climate change. The...

May 06, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

STD Awareness Month 2019: “Talk. Test. Treat.” – A Strategy to Reduce STDs

As has been repeated throughout STD Awareness Month, the rates of the three reportable STDs (syphilis, gonorrhea, and...

Apr 30, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

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  • Infectious Disease
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  • 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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  • 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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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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