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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  • 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

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  • COVID-19
  • Infectious Disease

Building Facility Partnerships for Infection Prevention and Control: Lessons Learned from Two NACCHO Demonstration Sites

Two BLOC COVID-19 demonstration sites share their experiences with building facility partnerships for infection...

Jun 07, 2021 | Erin Laird, Kimberly Nalley

Water Droplet
  • Research & Reports
  • Water Quality

CDC’s Burden of Waterborne Disease Estimates

CDC epidemiologists have published the first comprehensive estimates of the burden of waterborne disease in the United...

Dec 15, 2020 | Guest Author

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Environmental Health & COVID-19 Resource Roundup: December 9, 2020

Check out NACCHO's latest set of curated resources at the intersection of environmental health and COVID-19.

Dec 09, 2020 | Anu Varma

Water Fountain
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Water Quality

Purdue University’s New Water Systems Course Designed to Aid Safe Building Reopening During and After a Pandemic

Purdue is partnering with NACCHO to offer this online course at a discount for local health departments.

Dec 04, 2020 | Emily D'Angelo

Water Droplet
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Infectious Disease

WASH During COVID-19: Guidance for Local Jurisdictions

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), in collaboration with the Centers for Disease...

Aug 04, 2020 | Emily D'Angelo

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  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
  • Water Quality

Webinar - Water, Sanitation & Hygiene During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Guidance for Local Jurisdictions

NACCHO, in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), invites LHDs to learn about how...

Jun 10, 2020 | Anu Varma

  • Water Quality

Hot Tub Displays and Legionella Risk—Guidance for Environmental and Public Health Practitioners

Hot tub displays at temporary events may pose a risk for Legionnaires’ disease, a type of pneumonia caused by inhaling...

Feb 06, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

Grand Rounds Recording: The Role of Water Management to Prevent Legionnaires’ Disease

The May session of the CDC Grand Rounds, “Turning the Tide: The Role of Water Management to Prevent Legionnaires’...

Jun 04, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Preventing Legionnaires’ Disease: A Training on Legionella Water Management Programs

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and partners developed an online training on preventing...

Dec 19, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Accreditation & Quality Improvement
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  • 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...

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  • 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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  • 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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