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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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

A Year in Review: NACCHO’s 2019 Environmental Health Webinars

NACCHO’s environmental health team hosted nearly 20 webinars throughout 2019 to share the latest resources and...

Dec 21, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Using the Wildfire Guide to Reduce your City and County’s Smoke Exposure Risk

By Wayne Cascio and Erika Sasser, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency October is Healthy Lung Month and a good time to...

Oct 22, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

New EPA Webpages to Help You Protect Your Family from Wildfire Smoke Indoors

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Indoor Environments Division is pleased to announce the availability of two...

Jun 04, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

World Environment Day 2019: Air Pollution

World Environment Day is the United Nations day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action to protect our...

May 29, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

World Water Day: How to Prepare for Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Emergencies

The theme for this year’s World Water Day, recognized annually on March 22, is “Leaving no one behind.” Billions of...

Mar 22, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

MAHC Network Webinar Recording: Indoor Air Quality and Swimming Facilities

The January 2019 MAHC webinar on indoor air quality and swimming facilities was held on Jan. 22, 2019. The webinar...

Jan 25, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Healthy Homes Youth App

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development developed a Healthy Homes Youth App to help preteens learn about...

Nov 21, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

Assessment of Community Awareness and Practices Concerning Indoor Air Pollutants — Madison County, Alabama, June 2017

This article from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC)’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly...

Apr 20, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

What Health Professionals Should Know About the Cardiovascular Risk of Air Pollution  

By Wayne E. Cascio, MD, FACC, Acting Director, National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, US EPA,...

Feb 26, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

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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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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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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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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 –...

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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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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

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  • 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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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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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

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

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NCSD Releases STD Billing Toolkit

The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) released STD TAC Billing...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman

NCSD Releases STD Billing Toolkit

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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

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

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Kaiser Family Foundation Releases Ending the HIV...

Kaiser Family Foundation has released two new resources related to the federal...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Kaiser Family Foundation Releases Ending the HIV...

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