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.

Infant Immunization Week
  • Immunization

It’s National Infant Immunization Week: Parents, let’s stay on track with your child’s vaccinations

The annual National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is April 24 – 30, 2022. Each year, NIIW celebrates the critical...

Apr 25, 2022 | Nicholas Holmes

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Global Health
  • Immunization

World Immunization Week Provides an Opportunity to Think Globally and Act Locally

As we celebrate World Immunization Week, taking place April 24-30st, 2022, we would like to reflect on the ways that...

Apr 25, 2022 | Robin Mowson

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  • Communications & Public Relations
  • Immunization
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Adolescent Immunization Action Week Gears up to Get Adolescents up to Date on Immunizations

The first annual National Adolescent Immunization Action Week (#AIAW22) is April 4-8th! Launched by Unity Consortium,...

Apr 01, 2022 | Robin Mowson

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  • Tools & Resources

Institute for Vaccine Safety, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Tool: LetsTalkCovidVaccines

Yes, we’ve made considerable progress! Over 200 million Americans are now protected from COVID-19 thanks to very safe...

Mar 29, 2022 | Tori Decea

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  • Immunization
  • Infectious Disease
  • Research & Reports

Vaccinate Your Family Releases 6th Annual State of the ImmUnion Report

Every year, Vaccinate Your Family distributes a State of the ImmUnion report to help examine the strength of our...

Mar 22, 2022 | Tori Decea

HPV Awareness
  • Immunization
  • Infectious Disease
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

International HPV Awareness Day

On March 4 we recognize International HPV Awareness Day. Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is actually a group of viruses that...

Mar 02, 2022 | Amy Frandsen

Vaccine

CDC's Updated Pneumococcal Vaccine Recommendations for Adults

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) met on...

Feb 10, 2022 | Victoria Thompson

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  • Immunization
  • Success Story
  • Community Health

COVID-19 Vaccine Community Success Stories from four Local Health Departments featured by CDC

In 2020, NACCHO, with the support of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), implemented the project,...

Dec 29, 2021 | Robin Mowson

Vaccine and children
  • Immunization
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Recommendations

Findings from the 2020 NIS-Child and the New CDC Catch Up Campaign for Well-Child Visits and Vaccinations

In the October 15th Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), CDC released the results of the 2020 National...

Nov 01, 2021 | Robin Mowson

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccination Operational Planning Guide

With Pfizer-BioNTech’s submission for Emergency Use Authorization for their COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 5-11,...

Oct 22, 2021 | Amy Frandsen

Partner Articles

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

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...

Ci  Climate  Change
  • 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...

Wildfire
  • 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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