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The Essential Elements of Local Public Health provides updates and information from NACCHO’s Environmental Health and Infectious Disease portfolios.

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Best For You, Best For Baby: Five Tips for Preventing Birth Defects

Expectant parents receive a barrage of messages on how to keep their babies safe and healthy during pregnancy. For...

Jan 13, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

Best For You, Best For Baby: National Birth Defects Prevention Month 2019

A baby is born with a birth defect in the United States every 4.5 minutes, according to the Centers for Disease Control...

Jan 17, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

August 2018 Issue of CDC Vital Signs Focuses on Zika in Babies

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Vital Signs monthly report covers important health threats and...

Aug 07, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

CDC ‘Dear Colleague’ Letter: FDA’s Drug Safety Communication on DTG

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a ‘Dear Colleague’ letter regarding the U.S. Food...

May 23, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

NACCHO Study: Local Health Departments’ Capacity to Respond to Zika Infections in Pregnant Women

A newly released study of local jurisdictions developed by the National Association of County and City Health Officials...

Mar 19, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

Prevent to Protect: National Birth Defects Prevention Month

By Katelynd Todd, NACCHO Health & Disability Fellow January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month in the...

Jan 29, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

Interim Guidance for the Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Management of Infants with Possible Congenital Zika Virus Infection

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) just published guidelines to support clinicians in diagnosing,...

Oct 20, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

New NACCHO Fact Sheet: Five Steps for Inclusive Health Promotion

NACCHO’s Health and Disability program recently released a new fact sheet, titled “Five Steps for Inclusive...

Jul 20, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

MMWR: Pregnancy Outcomes Following Zika Virus Infection during Pregnancy in the U.S. Territories

In a follow up to a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Zika and birth defects...

Jun 08, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

New HHS Blog: Zika and Pregnancy

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently published a blog titled, “Zika and Pregnancy:...

May 22, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

SYNC 2020, the National Conference for HIV, HCV, STI and LGBTQ Health, is...

Jul 08, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

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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

Apply Now: DIS Scholarships for STD Engage 2020...

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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

Social Media Resources: National HIV Testing Day

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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

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

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