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.

Lessons Learned From Local Health Departments
  • Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene

Meeting the Needs of People Experiencing Homelessness During Local WASH-Related Emergencies

Article in March 2024 issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice (JPHMP) highlights needs of people...

Feb 09, 2024 | Rebecca Rainey

  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Recommendations

Hospital Data and Climate Health Surveillance

Healthcare data is increasingly generated by electronic health records or EHRs.

Dec 26, 2023 | Noah Papagni

City Communications Connected Health
  • 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

Legionnaires Disease Pool
  • Tools & Resources
  • Recommendations
  • Research & Reports
  • Water Quality

Read Now in JPHMP: Aquatic Health Pilot Program Supports Pool Code Updates in Ohio & Kansas City

Read more about the lessons learned from both Cuyahoga County and Kansas City on how they plan to update their pool...

Jun 10, 2021 | Emily D'Angelo

  • Infectious Disease
  • Research & Reports

Open Access Article: Local Health Department Engagement in Healthcare–Associated Infection and Antibiotic Resistance Work

NACCHO’s Infectious Diseases Team is featured in the November/December 2020 issue of the Journal of Public Health...

Sep 30, 2020 | Christina Baum

  • Health in All Policies

Active Transportation Study Published in the Journal of Public Health Management & Practice

NACCHO co-authored a paper published in the Journal of Public Health Management & Practice in January 2019 called...

Jan 18, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • National Environmental Public Health Tracking
  • Water Quality

Greener Guidance: Green Burials

Note: This is the fourth edition of NACCHO’s Greener Guidance environmental health advice column. See past columns...

Nov 08, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Webinar
  • Health in All Policies
  • Performance Improvement

HiAP Webinar Series for Local Health Departments

NACCHO is hosting a new Health in All Policies (HiAP) webinar series for local health departments. The goal of the...

Nov 07, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Immunization
  • Infectious Disease

The 2018 PHI Conference: Advancing a Call to Action

It’s been nearly two years since NACCHO’s multi-article supplement, “Public Health Informatics: A...

Jul 19, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • Infectious Disease

JPHMP Article: Lessons in Infection Control: The Role of Local Health Departments in Prevention, Preparedness, and Response

NACCHO’s Infectious Diseases Team is featured in the July/August 2018 issue of the Journal of Public Health...

Jun 18, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

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

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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

PIMA County 1
  • 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

Cameron County 1
  • 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

Du Page County 1
  • 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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