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.

Four Quadrants of Care
  • Access to Care
  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic
  • Community Health

The Power of Local Health Departments in Addressing the Overdose Crisis

In alignment with this strategy, NACCHO partners with CDC to support local health departments (LHDs) in conducting...

May 10, 2022 | Jordan Royster and Kellie Hall

Opioid
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

Trends and Geographic Patterns in Drug and Synthetic Opioid Overdose Deaths — United States, 2013–2019

A new CDC report demonstrates significant increases in deaths involving synthetic opioids other than methadone,...

Feb 18, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • Press Release
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

NACCHO Awards New Overdose Response Project Funding

NACCHO Awards New Overdose Response Project Funding; Public Health Projects in Georgia, Missouri, New York, North and...

Jan 27, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Webinar
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

NACCHO Webinar: Reverse the Cycle: A Model to Respond to Hospital-based Substance Use Disorder

Join NACCHO for a webinar that will explore how public health and hospital organizations are working together to...

Oct 22, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Behavioral Health
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic
  • Opportunity

Request for Information: Addressing Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder in Maternal Health

As part of the Promoting Innovation in State MCH Policymaking (PRISM) project, implemented in partnership with the...

Feb 18, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

NACCHO Releases New Report: “Local Health Department Approaches to Opioid Use Prevention and Response”

Much of the day-to-day work of opioid prevention and response falls to local health departments. To better understand...

Aug 07, 2019 | Andrea Grenadier

CDC Announces New Director of the Division of Viral Hepatitis

On December 19, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention named Carolyn Wester, MD, MPH as the permanent Director...

Dec 20, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

New Resource: Implementing the CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain

Providers wrote approximately 4.45 billion opioid prescriptions in 2016—with wide variation across states. In addition,...

Sep 24, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

Federal Agencies Release Nerve Agent Information for EMS and Hospitals

Following the recent nerve agent poisonings in the United Kingdom, the emergency response community has requested...

Aug 27, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

State of the Opioid Epidemic: Local Public Health as the First Line of Defense

This week, January 23–29, 2017, marks National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week. Although this annual observance is aimed at...

Jan 27, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

Partner Articles

  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Training

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

We are partnering with Climate for Health and ecoAmerica to offer an...

Jul 11, 2022 | Anu Varma

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

This video series was developed from interviews with BLOC COVID funded sites to...

Jul 06, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson, Candice Young

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

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  • Webinar
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

This year’s theme for World Hand Hygiene Day on May 5 is focused on recognizing...

May 04, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Hazards & Health Effects

Multi-faceted EPA Research Addressing Threats to Public...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) researchers are working to...

Sep 27, 2021 | Guest Author

Multi-faceted EPA Research Addressing Threats to Public...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Water Quality

Responding to Per- And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in...

On August 12, 2021, NACCHO and AAAS’s EPI Center hosted a webinar on PFAS...

Aug 27, 2021 | Guest Author

Responding to Per- And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in...

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

NEHA-FDA RFFM Mentorship Program in partnership with the...

Applications for the program are now open from September 9 through November 15,...

Aug 03, 2021 | Guest Author

NEHA-FDA RFFM Mentorship Program in partnership with the...

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Accreditation & Quality Improvement
  • Opportunity
  • Performance Improvement

Improving Social Determinants of Health – Getting...

NACCHO is pleased to announced the release of three Request for Proposals to...

Feb 17, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

Improving Social Determinants of Health – Getting...

Ci  Climate  Change
  • Climate Change
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Policy

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners in Calling on the...

NACCHO joins leading public health organizations in signing a declaration...

Jan 27, 2021 | Anu Varma

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners in Calling on the...

Water Fountain
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Water Quality

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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  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

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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  • Press Release
  • Climate Change
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

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...

Wildfire
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Hazards & Health Effects

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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