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.

Board Members
  • Press Release

The National Association of County and City Health Officials Announces Two New Board of Directors

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) is proud to announce the appointment of two new...

Jan 11, 2023 | NacchoVoice

City Communications Connected Health
  • Tools & Resources
  • Behavioral Health

Social Media During a Public Health Crisis

Social media was both an incubator for misinformation that local health officials have had to combat as well as a...

Dec 29, 2022 | Charlotte Ciampa

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  • Food Safety & Inspection

Register for the 2023 Consumer Food Safety Education Conference

Registration for the 2023 Consumer Food Safety Education Conference is now open. Learn more about the conference...

Dec 05, 2022 | Guest Author

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

World AIDS Day 2022: Putting Ourselves to the Test: Achieving Equity to End HIV

World AIDS Day is recognized annually on December 1 as a day to bring awareness to HIV/AIDS, destigmatize the...

Dec 01, 2022

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Communications & Public Relations

Strengthening Local Public Health Department Communications

Companion slides to the 2019 Communications Webinar Series are now available.

Sep 30, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Community Health
  • Healthy Living & Prevention

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

Covid
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Immunization

Bivalent COVID-19 Vaccines for Booster Doses

On August 31, FDA amended the EUAs of the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines to authorize bivalent formulations to be...

Sep 02, 2022 | Beth Hess

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

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 | Kaye Hayes

  • 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

Partner Articles

MAPP Roadmap
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)
  • Opportunity

RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

NACCHO is seeking a qualified consultant to provide graphic design for the new...

Nov 07, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

  • 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
  • Community Health
  • ID Featured

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

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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