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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  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Screening in the U.S.

A new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine found that COVID-19 caused a significant reduction in...

May 28, 2021 | Julia Zigman, Guest Author

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

WHO Recommends the Dapivirine Vaginal Ring as a New Choice for HIV Prevention for Women at Substantial Risk of HIV Infection

WHO recommended that the dapivirine vaginal ring (DPV-VR) may be offered as an additional prevention choice for women...

Feb 04, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • Press Release
  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Immunization

New Toolkit Aims to Strengthen Sexually Transmitted Disease Services at Local Health Departments

New Toolkit Aims to Strengthen Sexually Transmitted Disease Services at Local Health Departments

Jan 29, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

  • Climate Change
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Heat Rise Alert: Local Health Worker Interventions are Needed to Protect Pregnant People

Pregnant people have been largely invisible in efforts to better manage harm to human health from the increasing number...

Oct 08, 2020 | Guest Author

  • Climate Change
  • Vector Control

Climate Change is Accelerating Vector-Borne Diseases

In 1897, British doctor Sir Ronald Ross made the discovery that female mosquitoes transmit malaria between humans. This...

Sep 09, 2020 | Emily D'Angelo

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Water Quality

EPA’s EnviroAtlas Helps Communities and Citizens Make the Eco-Health Connection

The environment contributes to human health and well-being through benefits including clean water, clean air, and...

Apr 16, 2020 | Guest Author

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Opportunity

Funding Opportunity: Community-Based Approaches to Reducing Sexually Transmitted Diseases (CARS)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced a new funding opportunity for organizations with...

Mar 16, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Emergency Response
  • Training

Environmental Health Training in Emergency Response (EHTER) Operational Course

Learn how to address the environmental health impacts of emergencies and disasters in a hands-on training with...

Feb 20, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Webinar

FEMA Webinars to Highlight Updates to HSEEP Doctrine

FEMA has released an updated 2020 Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) Doctrine. To see...

Feb 18, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

New HepVu Data Visualizes Hep C’s Impact on Americans By Age, Sex, and Race

HepVu has launched new interactive maps illustrating the prevalence of Hepatitis C in the United States between 2013...

Jan 15, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Infectious Disease

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

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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