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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Creative Placemaking: Using Arts and Parks to Improve Community Health

By Kevin Cevasco, MBA, NACCHO Intern The Trust for Public Land (TPL), in partnership with NACCHO, is identifying ways...

Dec 10, 2019 | Guest Author

MAHC Network Webinar Recording: Understanding the Process to Help Update the MAHC

NACCHO held a webinar on Oct. 8, 2019 focused on the process for updating the Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC). Every...

Oct 09, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

New Book Examines Collaboration to Address Environmental Issues

A new book, “Bridging Silos: Collaborating for Environmental Health and Justice in Urban Communities,” examines ways...

Sep 23, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Complete & Green Streets for All: Model Complete Streets Policy & Guide

The New Jersey Department of Transit released a guide that is a one-stop resource for New Jersey municipalities,...

Sep 23, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

How Healthy Is Your Main Street? Adapting an Approach from the UK

By Duncan Stephenson, Deputy Chief Executive, Royal Society of Public Health In the fall of 2018, the residents of the...

Sep 16, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

ATSDR’s Partnership to Promote Local Efforts To Reduce Environmental Exposure Notice of Funding Opportunity

The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), a federal public health agency, is pleased to announce...

Aug 27, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Study on Maine’s Environmental Lead Inspection Program

More than a quarter of homes in Maine were built before 1950, when lead paint was widely used. Lead in the blood of...

Jul 23, 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

40 Under 40 in Public Health: Environmental Health Innovators

The de Beaumont Foundation created 40 Under 40 in Public Health to recognize leaders whose creativity and innovation...

Jun 20, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Preventing Childhood Lead Exposure: Costs and Benefits

The United States lags behind many major countries in reducing sources of lead exposure even though many children in...

Jun 10, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

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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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  • 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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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 –...

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

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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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

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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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

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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The Path to One Million: Leveraging the Power of Public...

Since its launch, the All of Us Research Program has enrolled more than 350,000...

Jun 11, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

The Path to One Million: Leveraging the Power of Public...

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NCSD Brief: At-Home Self-Collection Lab Testing for...

The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) developed a technical assistance...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman

NCSD Brief: At-Home Self-Collection Lab Testing for...

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

NCSD Releases STD Billing Toolkit

The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) released STD TAC Billing...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman

NCSD Releases STD Billing Toolkit

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