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FDA Publishes Proposed Rule to Establish Laboratory Accreditation Program for Food Testing

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is proposing to establish a program for the testing of food by accredited...

Nov 04, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

FDA Launches the FDA-TRACK: Food Safety Dashboard to Track FSMA Progress

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has established a Food Safety Dashboard designed to track the impact of the...

Oct 01, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

FDA Outlines Multi-Layer Approach to Making Sure that Food Imports Are Safe

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration released its “Strategy for the Safety of Imported Food” which outlines the...

Mar 18, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

FDA Investigating a Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Concord Linked to Tahini Produced by Achdut Ltd.

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

Nov 30, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

Updated FDA Spice Risk Profile

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has updated their 2013 risk profile on pathogens and filth in spices. The update...

Feb 28, 2018 | Amy Chang

Draft Guidance for Industry: Refusal of Inspection by a Foreign Food Establishment or Foreign Government

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released a draft guidance for industry on Refusal of Inspection by a...

Jan 03, 2018 | Amy Chang

Report: In Imported Produce Outbreaks, A Link Between Early Cases and Port of Entry

Each year, produce accounts for half of the foodborne disease outbreaks in the United States. To determine if there is...

Nov 14, 2017 | Amy Chang

Celebrating National Food Safety Education Month

Foodborne illnesses have been headlining the news in recent years, from Chipotle’s 2015 Norovirus outbreaks to the...

Sep 09, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

New FDA Report: Reportable Food Registry

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently released their fifth annual “Report for the Reportable Food...

May 31, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

FDA Releases Rules on Produce and Imported Foods to Modernize and Strengthen Food Safety System

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) finalized three new rules to implement the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act....

Nov 17, 2015 | Amy Chang

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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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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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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

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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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

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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

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

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

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