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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  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Community Health
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

Local Health Department’s One Health Surveillance Approaches to Antimicrobial Resistance 

NACCHO spoke with two LHDs, the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) and the New York City Department of Health...

Nov 20, 2023 | Jaclyn Abramson

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Vector Control

A Few Tools from NACCHO’s Toolbox in Vector Control and Surveillance

Useful information to help LHDs monitor outbreaks and provide effective vector control practices in their region.

Sep 12, 2023 | Shermeen Rais

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  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

2024 Integrated Foodborne Outbreak Response and Management (InFORM) Conference: Call for Abstracts

Submit an abstract to share your findings with the national network of public health professionals involved with...

Jul 10, 2023 | Anu Varma

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  • Vector Control

Ways Climate Already Changed the Trajectory for Vector-Borne Diseases

A blog in recognition of National Mosquito Control Awareness Week 2023.

Jun 23, 2023 | Christine Phan

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  • Webinar

Swimming Safe with the Latest Edition of the Model Aquatic Health Code

Review the latest changes to the Model Aquatic Health Code but look ahead to the 5th edition update cycle!

Apr 13, 2023 | Anu Varma

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  • Webinar
  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Workforce Development

NACCHO and CDC Food Safety Sharing Session on Workforce Development

Speakers will discuss challenges that local health departments have been experiencing, including employee retention,...

Apr 05, 2023 | Olivia Turay

  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Resilience
  • COVID-19
  • Mental Health

Bouncing Back from Local Environmental Health Staff Impact During COVID-19

This blog takes a look at the impact the pandemic had specifically on the environmental health staff of local health...

Jan 24, 2023 | Charlotte Ciampa

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2022: Environmental Health Year in Review

NACCHO's Environmental Health team's collective impact.

Jan 04, 2023 | Anu Varma

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Behavioral Health

Social Media During a Public Health Crisis

Social media was both an incubator for misinformation that local health officials have had to combat as well as a...

Dec 29, 2022 | Charlotte Ciampa

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Community Health
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections

HAI/AR Rural, Frontier, and Small LHDs Exploratory Survey and In-Depth Interview Analysis & Resources

HAIs and AMR are a threat to patients, and subsequently, public health safety. Rural, Frontier, and Small LHDs face...

Dec 01, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

Partner Articles

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Partnerships

Request for Proposals: Technical Assistance to Improve...

NACCHO, with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),...

Feb 12, 2024 | Tori Decea

Request for Proposals: Technical Assistance to Improve...

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  • Opportunity

Win $25,000 in cash prizes. Share your innovative...

The EPA’s Small Communities, Big Challenges Competition encourages local...

Nov 16, 2023 | Anu Varma

Win $25,000 in cash prizes. Share your innovative...

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  • Community Engagement

It’s Children’s Environmental Health Day today!

Celebrate with us!

Oct 12, 2023 | Anu Varma

It’s Children’s Environmental Health Day today!

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  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Central District Health Department

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Sep 11, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Central District Health Department

Calhoun
  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Calhoun County Health Department

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Sep 08, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Calhoun County Health Department

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  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Pima County

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Aug 14, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Pima County

Brownsville
  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Brownsville

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Aug 07, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Brownsville

Cook County
  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Cook County

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Jul 31, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Cook County

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  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Cameron County

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Jul 24, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Cameron County

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  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: DuPage County

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Jul 17, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: DuPage County

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  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Cass County

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Jul 10, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Cass County

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning
  • Healthy Aging
  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)

New Release: Indicators of Healthy Aging: A Guide to...

NACCHO, in partnership with the Trust for America’s Health and with funding...

Jun 20, 2023 | Andrea Grenadier

New Release: Indicators of Healthy Aging: A Guide to...

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