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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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EPA’s EnviroAtlas Helps Communities and Citizens Make the Eco-Health Connection

The environment contributes to human health and well-being through benefits including clean water, clean air, and...

Apr 16, 2020 | Guest Author

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  • Water Quality

EPA’s Annual Water Fest Engages Community, Celebrates Groundwater Research

By Dr. Randall Ross, Director, Groundwater Technical Support Center, Office of Research and Development, U.S....

Jan 27, 2020 | Guest Author

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

World Water Day: How to Prepare for Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Emergencies

The theme for this year’s World Water Day, recognized annually on March 22, is “Leaving no one behind.” Billions of...

Mar 22, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

World Environment Day 2018: Beating Plastic Pollution

Tuesday, June 5 is World Environment Day, the United Nations’ recognized day to encourage global awareness and...

Jun 05, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

Does Ending Plastic Pollution Mean the End of Plastic Straws?

For the last 5,000 years, people around the world have been sipping their drinks out of straws. Only recently have...

Apr 19, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

National Radon Action Month: Protect Your Indoor Environment

What is Radon, and Where Does It Come From? When people think about sources of radiation, they may immediately envision...

Jan 31, 2018 | Grace McClain

World Food Day 2017: How Will Climate Change Influence Food Security and Migration?

The local and global food system is an underlying and essential public health foundation that plays a role in...

Oct 16, 2017 | Grace McClain

National Health IT Week: Exploring the Role of Informatics in Local Public Health

From September 26-30, 2016, public and private healthcare organizations will celebrate National Health IT Week by...

Sep 22, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

155 Countries to Sign Paris Agreement Today in Honor of Earth Day

Today, to celebrate Earth Day, 155 countries will sign the Paris Agreement on Climate Change at the United Nations...

Apr 22, 2016 | Katie Regan

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  • COVID-19
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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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  • 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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  • Informatics
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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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  • 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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