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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COVID-19 & Environmental Health Resources: Holiday Season Guidelines and More

As part of the National Association of County and City Health Officials’ (NACCHO’s) work to support and serve 3,000...

Oct 15, 2020 | Anu Varma

Advocacy Against Asbestos Exposure during Mesothelioma Awareness Day

This year, September 26 marks the 17th anniversary of Mesothelioma Awareness Day (MAD), and sparks an opportunity for...

Sep 23, 2020

  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Outbreak Investigation of Hepatitis A: Fresh Conventional Blackberries (December 2019)

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state...

Feb 20, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

Outbreak of Hepatitis A Virus Infections Linked to Fresh Blackberries

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), public health and regulatory officials in three states, and the...

Nov 25, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

FDA Issues Draft Guidance for Reducing Food Safety Hazards in the Production of Seed for Sprouting

On June 24, 2019, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued draft guidance to provide recommendations to those in...

Jul 01, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

World Environment Day 2019: Air Pollution

World Environment Day is the United Nations day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action to protect our...

May 29, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Retail Program Standards Blog Series: Standard 7

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

Apr 15, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Resources for Food Producers in Flooded Areas in the Central and Southern Plains

The following guidance is from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA): Among those affected by flooding in the...

Mar 28, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

National Groundwater Awareness Week 2019

Established in 1999, National Groundwater Awareness Week (GWAW) provides an opportunity for people to learn about the...

Feb 22, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Against Antimicrobial Resistance: A Local Commitment to Fighting a Global Threat

Antimicrobial drugs like antibiotics transformed medical care, rendering once life-threatening infections easily...

Dec 05, 2018 | Erin Laird

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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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  • Climate Change
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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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  • 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

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

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

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

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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  • 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

NCSD Brief: At-Home Self-Collection Lab Testing for...

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