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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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Hepatitis Awareness Month 2022

May is Hepatitis Awareness Month and May 19th is Hepatitis Testing Day. These observances present opportunities to...

Apr 29, 2022 | Kat Kelley

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease
  • Influenza
  • Community Health

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

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  • Communications & Public Relations
  • Immunization
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Adolescent Immunization Action Week Gears up to Get Adolescents up to Date on Immunizations

The first annual National Adolescent Immunization Action Week (#AIAW22) is April 4-8th! Launched by Unity Consortium,...

Apr 01, 2022 | Robin Mowson

HPV Awareness
  • Immunization
  • Infectious Disease
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

International HPV Awareness Day

On March 4 we recognize International HPV Awareness Day. Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is actually a group of viruses that...

Mar 02, 2022 | Amy Frandsen

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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

  • Health & Disability

#AcrossTheLifespan: Recognizing Birth Defects Through all Phases of Life

January not only marks the beginning of a new year, but also National Birth Defects Awareness Month.

Jan 20, 2022 | Guest Author

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  • Immunization
  • Success Story
  • Community Health

COVID-19 Vaccine Community Success Stories from four Local Health Departments featured by CDC

In 2020, NACCHO, with the support of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), implemented the project,...

Dec 29, 2021 | Robin Mowson

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Immunization
  • Influenza

#FightFlu: Protecting Our Adult Communities from Influenza Through Vaccination

National Influenza Vaccination Week is a call to all Americans aged six months and older to get their annual flu...

Dec 06, 2021 | Katherine Waters, Victoria Thompson

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NACCHO Recognizes World AIDS Day 2021

World AIDS Day is honored annually on December 1 to increase HIV awareness, destigmatize the status, and serve as a...

Dec 01, 2021 | Jas Florentino

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Engagement
  • Immunization

CDC’s Vaccine Confidence Bootcamp to Develop Strategies for Increasing COVID-19 Vaccine Demand

To help support local health departments (LHDs), NACCHO partnered with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

Nov 23, 2021 | Tori Decea

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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...

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...

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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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