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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  • Tools & Resources
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

September is Sepsis Awareness Month: Learn How You Can Get Ahead of Sepsis

September is Sepsis Awareness Month and CDC encourages its partners, patients, and healthcare professionals to share...

Sep 07, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health

Doing Homework on Vaccines this Back-to-School Season? Here are 10 Ways to Separate Fact from Fiction

With a new school year beginning, this is a reminder that routine vaccines are a safe and effective way to protect...

Sep 01, 2022 | Guest Blogger Kaye Hayes, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Infectious Disease and the Director of the Office of Infectious Disease and HIV/AIDS Policy, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

  • Health & Disability

Inspiration Porn and Health Department Accountability

Understanding the harms of inspiration porn and how it contributes to ableism is integral to local health department...

Aug 18, 2022 | Guest Author

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  • Immunization

Let's Get Back on Track with National Immunization Awareness Month

Each August, CDC, NACCHO, and other partners recognize National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM). This recognition...

Aug 04, 2022 | Amy Frandsen

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  • Extreme Weather
  • Hazards & Health Effects

Apply Now: EPA's Let's Talk About Heat Challenge

Join the Let's Talk About Heat Challenge, launched by the EPA and co-sponsored by partners including NACCHO, to...

Jun 06, 2022 | Anu Varma

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Infectious Disease
  • Influenza

What should Local Health Departments Know About Avian Influenza: A Q&A with CDC

The widespread global news of avian influenza in birds has more than likely raised a few hackle feathers from the...

Apr 16, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

  • Awards & Recognition

Nominations for the Inclusion and Diversity for Equitable Advancement in Environmental Health Award

The IDEA EH Award will celebrate organizations whose environmental health leadership exemplifies inclusion, diversity,...

Apr 13, 2022 | Guest Author

  • Food Safety & Inspection

Testing Guidance for State/Local Agencies Surrounding Voluntary Recall of Infant Formula from Abbott Nutrition's Sturgis, MI Facility

Collection, testing, and reporting guidance for state and local health departments now available.

Feb 23, 2022

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Share the STD Registry on Social Media During STD Awareness Week (April 10th-April 16th)

Share the #STDRegistry on your social media accounts to support NACCHO's efforts in collecting a registry of STD/HIV...

Feb 17, 2022 | Jas Florentino

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  • COVID-19

Update on Supreme Court’s Vaccine Requirement Ruling

On Thursday, January 13, 2022, the Supreme Court announced two major decisions regarding vaccine requirements impacting...

Jan 14, 2022 | Katherine Waters

Partner Articles

  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Training

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

We are partnering with Climate for Health and ecoAmerica to offer an...

Jul 11, 2022 | Anu Varma

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Infectious Disease

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

This video series was developed from interviews with BLOC COVID funded sites to...

Jul 06, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson, Candice Young

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

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

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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