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The Essential Elements of Local Public Health provides updates and information from NACCHO’s Environmental Health and Infectious Disease portfolios.

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EH & COVID-19 Resource Roundup: January 6, 2021

Environmental Health and COVID-19 curated list for environmental health professionals at the intersection of both...

Jan 06, 2021 | Anu Varma

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  • Tools & Resources
  • 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

  • Climate Change
  • Vector Control

Summer Environmental Health Hazards Are Coming: Are You Ready?

This story originally ran on NACCHO’s Essential Elements. Whether or not Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow when...

Jan 30, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

  • Awards & Recognition
  • Food Safety & Inspection

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

NACCHO recognized Monterey County's Food Safety Conference as a 2019 Model Practice. Applications for 2020 Model...

Nov 20, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Tools & Resources
  • Food Safety & Inspection

Use CIFOR Tools to Improve Foodborne Outbreak Response

Foodborne illness is nearly always preventable, yet according to estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and...

Sep 03, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Food Safety Education Month 2019

Food Safety Education Month is recognized across the nation every September. The Centers for Disease Control and...

Aug 27, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Retail Food Association Summit Notes and Outcomes

On June 4–6, 2019, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) National Retail Program Team management and retail...

Jul 15, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Retail Program Standards Blog Series: Standard 9

For the last several months, NACCHO has featured the progress that communities across the country have made in retail...

Jun 07, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Retail Program Standards Blog Series: Standard 7

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards (Retail...

Apr 15, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Safe Recipe Style Guide

The Partnership for Food Safety Education (PFSE) developed a Safe Recipe Style Guide that provides recipe text to...

Mar 28, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

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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
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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
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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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  • 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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  • 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

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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  • 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

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

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

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