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Monterey County Environmental Health Food Safety Conference: An Idea, a Leap, and a Difference

By Robin Kimball, Management Analyst II, Monterey County Environmental Health Bureau Editors’ Note: NACCHO...

Nov 20, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Measles Can Cause ‘Immune Amnesia,’ Increasing Risk of Other Infections

The New York Times and CNN have published articles that explore how measles can have devastating effects on the immune...

Nov 06, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

FDA Releases Results of Romaine Lettuce Sampling Assignment in Yuma Growing Region

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has released the results of a sampling assignment that tested romaine lettuce...

Aug 28, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

New FDA Educational Food Safety Posters for Retail Food Employees

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s National Retail Food Team has released new posters that focus on proper holding...

Jul 24, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Retail Program Standards Blog Series: Standard 8

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards (Retail...

May 10, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Greener Guidance: On-site Sewage Treatment

Note: This is the ninth edition of NACCHO’s Greener Guidance environmental health advice column. See past columns here....

Apr 22, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Extreme Temperature Planning for All in the City of Boston

By Erin Polich, MPH, Senior Program Manager, Office of Public Health Preparedness, Boston Public Health Commission...

Apr 05, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

USDA Food Safety Tips for Areas Affected by “Bomb Cyclone”

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing food safety...

Mar 18, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

FDA Releases Report on the Occurrence of Foodborne Illness Risk Factors in Fast Food and Full-Service Restaurants, 2013-2014

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released findings from the initial phase of a 10-year study that is...

Nov 30, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

CDC Study: Opportunities to Improve Antibiotic Prescribing in All Outpatient Settings

The Journal of the American Medical Association: Internal Medicine has released a new study which shows that healthcare...

Jul 17, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

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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 (she/her)

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 (she/her)

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 (she/her)

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 (she/her)

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

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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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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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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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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...

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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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