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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  • Food Safety & Inspection

COVID-19 Impact on Local Retail Regulatory Food Safety Programs

The COVID-19 outbreak has affected the operations of health departments across the country. Local Health departments’...

May 26, 2020 | Amy Chang

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  • Food Safety & Inspection

FDA Warns Jimmy John’s and Sprouts Unlimited After Outbreak

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) posted a warning letter issued to Jimmy John’s Franchise LLC for engaging...

Feb 27, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Infectious Disease

New Patient Video Stories Show Seriousness of Foodborne Illness

CDC’s Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases has produced a new video series, “Was It Something...

Feb 19, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Food Safety & Inspection

Public Health Alert Concerning Nopalina Flax Seed Powder and Nopalina Flax Seed Capsules and Salmonella Contamination

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is advising consumers to stop using Nopalina Flax Seed Fiber (powder) and...

Jan 31, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Food Safety & Inspection

Report Summarizes 2016–2017 NARMS Data from FDA, CDC, and USDA

A new report is available from the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS) for enteric bacteria....

Jan 02, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Food Safety & Inspection

CDC Adds New Features and Data to FoodNet Fast

Looking for data on foodborne illness burden and trends? Check out the new and improved FoodNet Fast, CDC’s online...

Jan 02, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

New Report Details Recent Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Raw Turkey

A final report on a 2017-2019 outbreak of Salmonella Reading infections linked to raw turkey products serves as a...

Nov 22, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Outbreak of Salmonella Infections Linked to Ground Beef

CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and...

Nov 04, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

IFSAC Releases Annual Report on the Sources of Foodborne Illness

In an ongoing effort to understand sources of foodborne illness in the United States, the Interagency Food Safety...

Nov 04, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

New Report on Foodborne Disease Outbreaks

In 2017, 841 foodborne disease outbreaks were reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),...

Sep 27, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

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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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  • 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 (she/her)

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 (she/her)

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 (she/her)

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 (she/her)

Syringe Services Programs and the COVID-19 Pandemic:...

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  • Community Engagement
  • Informatics
  • Opportunity

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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  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

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 (she/her)

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

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  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

NCSD Releases STD Billing Toolkit

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

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

NCSD Releases STD Billing Toolkit

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  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

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 (she/her)

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

  • Tools & Resources
  • 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 (she/her)

Kaiser Family Foundation Releases Ending the HIV...

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