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FDA Issues Draft Guidance for Reducing Food Safety Hazards in the Production of Seed for Sprouting

On June 24, 2019, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued draft guidance to provide recommendations to those in...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

Fourth National Climate Assessment

On November 23, 2018, the U.S. Global Change Research Program released the Fourth National Climate Assessment. The...

Nov 26, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

FDA to Hold Four Public Meetings to Discuss Draft Produce Safety Rule Guidance

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today that it will hold four one-day public meetings to discuss the...

Nov 05, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

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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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  • 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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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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  • 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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