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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  • Community Engagement
  • Community Resilience
  • Emergency Response
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Preparedness Month Profile: An Interview with Sue Kauppi, Western Upper Peninsula Health Department

To celebrate Preparedness Month, NACCHO is highlighting Western Upper Peninsula Health Department's collaborations...

Sep 27, 2022 | Elana Filipos, Gideon Amaniel

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  • Community Engagement
  • Emergency Response
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Preparedness Month Profile: An Interview with Allison Wilson, Jefferson County Public Health

To celebrate Preparedness Month, NACCHO is highlighting Jefferson County Public Health's collaborations between...

Sep 27, 2022 | Elana Filipos, Gideon Amaniel

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Infectious Disease
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

RFA: Demonstration Sites for Bridging Preparedness, Infectious Disease, Maternal-Child Health, and Birth Defects within Cities and Counties Project

Request for applications due October 20.

Sep 20, 2022 | Elana Filipos

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  • Emergency Response
  • Infectious Disease
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Opportunity

NACCHO Recruiting Members for Collaborative Workgroup on Maternal-Child Health, Infectious Diseases, and Preparedness

Applications open through October 9.

Sep 09, 2022 | Elana Filipos

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  • COVID-19
  • Emergency Response
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Virtual Learning Collaborative for the Inclusion of MCH Populations in Preparedness Exercises and Responses

Through a Virtual Learning Collaborative, local health departments identified strategies to strengthen their capacity...

Aug 22, 2022 | Gideon Amaniel

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Air Quality

Improving Indoor Air Quality in Schools – Resource Spotlight

These resources can help LHD staff understand where to begin when it comes to supporting schools in their efforts to...

Jul 29, 2022 | Angana Roy

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  • Breastfeeding
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Together We Can Do Great Things: NACCHO celebrates National Breastfeeding Month

The solid evidence of short- and long-term medical and neurodevelopmental advantages of breastfeeding make promoting,...

Jul 28, 2022 | Erika Ennis, Sarah Robinson

MCAH Prep
  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Building Community Resilience Through Maternal Child Health and Emergency Preparedness and Response Collaboration

NACCHO, with support from CDC’s Division of Reproductive Health, launched a project to increase collaboration between...

Jul 07, 2022 | Elana Filipos

Covid
  • COVID-19
  • Infectious Disease
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Research & Reports

A COVID-19 Hotwash with Local Health Department Directors and Staff

NACCHO invited LHD directors and staff to provide insight into their health department’s COVID response by...

Jul 07, 2022 | Hitomi Abe

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Policy Statement
  • Substance Use Disorder

NACCHO Announces the Release of Updated Harm Reduction Policy Statement

In its updated Harm Reduction policy statement, the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)...

Jun 28, 2022 | Anjana Rao

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
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health

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
  • 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...

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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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