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The Essential Elements of Local Public Health provides updates and information from NACCHO’s Environmental Health and Infectious Disease portfolios.

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Research & Reports
  • Vector Control

New Report Reveals State of Local Vector Control Capacity in the U.S.

A new report detailing findings from a 2020 National Vector Control Assessment and offers insight into local mosquito...

May 18, 2022 | Angana Roy

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  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Call for Comments
  • Infectious Disease

Request for Comments on Antimicrobial Drug Use in Companion Animals

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is soliciting comments from the public on antimicrobial drug use practices...

Feb 25, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

  • Vector Control

New Lyme Disease Training Modules (with FREE Continuing Education)

This four-part series will aid front-line healthcare providers with recognition, diagnosis, and treatment of Lyme...

Aug 31, 2021

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Vector Control

By Local Health, For Local Health: How NACCHO Supports Vector Control Programs in 2021

Preliminary results from the 2020 National Vector Assessment now available!

Jun 22, 2021 | Danielle Chatelain

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  • Vector Control

Lyme Disease Awareness Month 2021: Resources to look out for from CDC

In recognition of Lyme Disease Awareness Month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) urges people to...

May 10, 2021 | Anu Varma

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  • Vector Control

NACCHO's Vector Control Collaborative Goes Virtual: Tick Surveillance

Suffolk County (NY) mentored Franklin County (OH)’s new tick surveillance program as part of NACCHO’s Vector Control...

Jan 06, 2021 | Guest Author

  • Climate Change
  • Vector Control

Climate Change is Accelerating Vector-Borne Diseases

In 1897, British doctor Sir Ronald Ross made the discovery that female mosquitoes transmit malaria between humans. This...

Sep 09, 2020 | Emily D'Angelo

  • Vector Control

The Fight Against Tick-Borne Disease: How Partnering with Local Public Health Agencies can Help Protect Communities

Tick-borne diseases are increasingly threatening the health of people in the United States.

Jul 01, 2020 | Danielle Chatelain

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  • Press Release
  • Vector Control

The Impact of COVID-19 on Local Vector Control Response

Health departments across the country are limiting or shuttering services due to the COVID-19 outbreak. NACCHO spoke...

May 04, 2020 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Vector Control

Story from the Field: A River Runs Through It

By John Townsend, Vector Control Division Manager and James Will, Vector Control Managing Supervisor, Maricopa County...

Feb 12, 2020 | Guest Author

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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...

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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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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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