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.

Eliminating Viral Hepatitis as a Public Health Threat: The Important Role Local Health Departments Play

My first job in public health was as a health educator and HIV test counselor at a Federally Qualified Health Center...

Jun 30, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

Talking about, Testing for, and Treating STDs: The Important Role of Disease Intervention Specialists

The theme for STD Awareness Month 2016 is Talk. Test. Treat. Disease Intervention Specialists (DIS) play an important...

Apr 20, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

FDA Finalizes Rule to Ensure Food Safety During Transport

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has finalized a new food safety rule that will help prevent food contamination...

Apr 06, 2016 | Katie Regan

  • Vector Control

Zika Virus: What Local Health Departments Need to Know

Zika virus infection, which is primarily spread to humans through the Aedes species mosquito, has become a public...

Feb 05, 2016 | Alyson Jordan

NACCHO Hosts First Health in All Policies (HiAP) Workshop in Richmond, VA

On December 8-9 2015 the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), in conjunction with...

Jan 20, 2016 | Bridget Kerner

USDA Report: Climate Change Likely to Impede Progress on Global Food Security

A new report released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) that examines global food security and its...

Dec 02, 2015 | Katie Regan

FDA Finalizes Three New Rules Under FSMA

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has finalized three additional rules developed under the Food Safety...

Nov 03, 2015 | Katie Regan

FDA Releases Training Strategy for Food Safety Modernization Act

Following last month’s finalization of two rules under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the U.S. Food...

Oct 13, 2015 | Katie Regan

New Job Opportunity: Senior Associate, Health Impact Project

The Health Impact Project at Pew Charitable Trusts seeks a senior associate to assist with efforts that promote and...

Aug 11, 2015 | Bridget Kerner

World Hepatitis Day: Recognizing the Role of Local Health Departments in Ending Hepatitis

Every day 4,000 people worldwide die from viral hepatitis, yet all of these deaths are preventable. With increased...

Jul 28, 2015 | Hilary McQuie

Partner Articles

MAPP Roadmap
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)
  • Opportunity

RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

NACCHO is seeking a qualified consultant to provide graphic design for the new...

Nov 07, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Training

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

We are partnering with Climate for Health and ecoAmerica to offer an...

Jul 11, 2022 | Anu Varma

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Health
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New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

This video series was developed from interviews with BLOC COVID funded sites to...

Jul 06, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson, Candice Young

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

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  • Webinar
  • Community Health
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Infectious Disease

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...

Water Fountain
  • 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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