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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  • Immunization
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Power to Protect: National Infant Immunization Week

National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is observed each April to remind communities of the importance of...

Apr 17, 2020 | Amy Frandsen

NPHL Webinar Series Recordings: Crafting Richer Public Health Messages

Designed for public health practitioners, lawyers, researchers and scientists, government and healthcare officials, and...

Nov 06, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Addressing Childhood Lead Poisoning with Health in All Policies Strategies

In October 2018, NACCHO, along with the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA), the Association of State and...

Oct 24, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

EPA Proposes Updates to Lead and Copper Rule to Better Protect Children and At-Risk Communities

As part of Children’s Health Month, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced on October 10, 2019 a...

Oct 15, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

New Book Examines Collaboration to Address Environmental Issues

A new book, “Bridging Silos: Collaborating for Environmental Health and Justice in Urban Communities,” examines ways...

Sep 23, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Study on Maine’s Environmental Lead Inspection Program

More than a quarter of homes in Maine were built before 1950, when lead paint was widely used. Lead in the blood of...

Jul 23, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

New Hazard Standards for Lead in Paint, Dust and Soil

On June 21, 2019, EPA announced new, tighter standards for lead in dust on floors and window sills to protect children...

Jun 24, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Preventing Childhood Lead Exposure: Costs and Benefits

The United States lags behind many major countries in reducing sources of lead exposure even though many children in...

Jun 10, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Lead Poisoning Prevention Catalytic Grant Awards

The Green & Healthy Homes Initiative (GHHI) is pleased to announce a second competition round of Lead Poisoning...

May 14, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Status Report for EPA Actions in Support of the December 2018 Federal Action Plan to Reduce Childhood Lead Exposures and Associated Health Impacts

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the Implementation Status Report for EPA Actions under the...

Apr 22, 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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