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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  • National Environmental Public Health Tracking

Linking Exposures and Health Effects to Environmental Hazards through Technical Assistance

This year, NACCHO piloted a technical assistance program focused on Environmental Public Health Tracking.

Jul 10, 2020 | Tiara Smith

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  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
  • Water Quality

Webinar - Water, Sanitation & Hygiene During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Guidance for Local Jurisdictions

NACCHO, in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), invites LHDs to learn about how...

Jun 10, 2020 | Anu Varma

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

STD Awareness Week 2020: Rural STD Clinic Opens—Bucking the Trend—to Bring Services to Their Community

New data from FAIR Health found that diagnoses of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) were up 98% in rural areas...

Apr 15, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Climate Change
  • Vector Control

Summer Environmental Health Hazards Are Coming: Are You Ready?

This story originally ran on NACCHO’s Essential Elements. Whether or not Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow when...

Jan 30, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

  • Water Quality

Pool Inspection Training for Environmental Health Professionals

Take the Pool Inspection Training for Environmental Health Professionals for healthier and safer pools through stronger...

Jan 28, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Research & Reports
  • Water Quality

Pool Code Updates and Use of the Model Aquatic Health Code in Local Jurisdictions

Discover the main barriers preventing local jurisdictions from updating their pool codes in a new report from NACCHO....

Dec 23, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Improving Water Emergency Preparedness through a Tabletop Exercise

By Victoria O’Halloran, Former NACCHO Intern Local health departments are at the forefront of preparing for and...

Nov 06, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

FDA Makes Available Testing Method for PFAS in Foods and Final Results from Recent Surveys

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is making available a scientifically validated method for testing for 16 types of...

Nov 04, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

FDA Publishes Proposed Rule to Establish Laboratory Accreditation Program for Food Testing

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is proposing to establish a program for the testing of food by accredited...

Nov 04, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Submit change requests to the Council for the Model Aquatic Health Code

Every three years, everyone across the country and around the world has an opportunity to participate in the Council...

Oct 30, 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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