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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  • Food Safety & Inspection

Ensuring Safe Food with NACCHO’s Food Safety Toolkit

NACCHO strives to support and work with LHDs to improve food safety and prevent foodborne illness. One way this is...

Sep 02, 2020 | Amy Chang

  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Communications & Public Relations

Framing the Health Aspects of Climate Change

Health departments have an opportunity to increase public awareness about climate change impacts and government...

Apr 09, 2020 | Andrea Grenadier

Use of VDOT for Tuberculosis: An Interview with Richard Garfein for World TB Day 2020

­­­­Tuberculosis (TB) remains a leading cause of preventable infectious disease deaths worldwide. In the United States,...

Mar 24, 2020 | Christina Baum

Inclusive Gardening: Cultivating Health for All

By Jay Schulz, NACCHO Health and Disability Fellow The smell of fresh air. The warm sun. The cool breeze on your face....

Mar 15, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

  • Health & Disability

Include the Disability Community in Interventions to Address Loneliness

By Kimberly Aguillard, NACCHO Health and Disability Fellow Loneliness and social isolation are growing public health...

Feb 07, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

World AIDS Day 2019: Ending the HIV/AIDS Epidemic: Community by Community

Every year on December 1, World AIDS Day is an opportunity to recognize global efforts to prevent new HIV infections,...

Nov 27, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

ELC Directly Funded Cities Share Resources for Addressing Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare-Associated Infections

Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) occur in about one out of every 31 hospital patients. In 2015, the last year...

Nov 21, 2019 | Erin Laird

Monterey County Environmental Health Food Safety Conference: An Idea, a Leap, and a Difference

By Robin Kimball, Management Analyst II, Monterey County Environmental Health Bureau Editors’ Note: NACCHO...

Nov 20, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Developing Regional Antibiograms to Monitor Resistance Patterns

Antimicrobial resistance is a growing threat to the public’s health, and local health departments (LHDs) have become...

Nov 18, 2019 | Christina Baum

Improving Water Emergency Preparedness through a Tabletop Exercise

By Victoria O’Halloran, Former NACCHO Intern Local health departments are at the forefront of preparing for and...

Nov 06, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Partner Articles

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

Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

SYNC 2020, the National Conference for HIV, HCV, STI and LGBTQ Health, is...

Jul 08, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

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 (she/her)

Apply Now: DIS Scholarships for STD Engage 2020...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • 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 (she/her)

Social Media Resources: National HIV Testing Day

  • COVID-19
  • 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 (she/her)

Syringe Services Programs and the COVID-19 Pandemic:...

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  • Community Engagement
  • Informatics
  • Opportunity

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

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 (she/her)

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

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  • Tools & Resources
  • 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 (she/her)

NCSD Releases STD Billing Toolkit

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

NCSD Webinar: At-Home HIV & STI Testing – The Lab...

Part 4 in a series of webinars discussing at-home HIV & STI testing at health...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

NCSD Webinar: At-Home HIV & STI Testing – The Lab...

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