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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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  • COVID-19
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Recap: [NACCHO Webinar] Protecting Children’s Environmental Health During COVID-19: Supporting Child Care Programs

During NACCHO's webinar, “Protecting Children’s Environmental Health During COVID-19: Supporting Child Care...

May 05, 2021 | Angana Roy

  • Health in All Policies

Addressing Childhood Lead Poisoning with Health in All Policies Strategies

In October 2018, NACCHO, along with the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA), the Association of State and...

Oct 24, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Lead-Safe Toolkit for Home-Based Child Care

The Lead-Safe Toolkit for Home-Based Child Care was developed with input from child care professionals and lead...

Oct 21, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Study on Maine’s Environmental Lead Inspection Program

More than a quarter of homes in Maine were built before 1950, when lead paint was widely used. Lead in the blood of...

Jul 23, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Lead Hazard Reduction Grant Opportunity

The purpose of the Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction (LHR) grant program from the Department of Housing and Urban...

Jul 03, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

New Hazard Standards for Lead in Paint, Dust and Soil

On June 21, 2019, EPA announced new, tighter standards for lead in dust on floors and window sills to protect children...

Jun 24, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Preventing Childhood Lead Exposure: Costs and Benefits

The United States lags behind many major countries in reducing sources of lead exposure even though many children in...

Jun 10, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

National Minority Health Month: Build Equitable Communities with Complete Streets

By Tina Yuen and Patrick Glass, ChangeLab Solutions Complete streets is the concept of designing streets so that all...

Apr 23, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Health in All Policies/Lead Prevention 2019 Grantees Announced

The National Center for Healthy Housing (NCHH), in collaboration with the National Association of County and City...

Jan 23, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Show Your Support for Children’s Environmental Health

By the Children’s Environmental Health Committee of the American Public Health Association’s Environment Section Local...

Sep 12, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

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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...

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  • Health Equity & Social Justice
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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...

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  • COVID-19
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  • 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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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
  • 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...

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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
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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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