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Time to Take Off the Toxic Gloves: How Harmful Chemicals in Some Food Service Gloves Threaten Consumers’ Health —and What Restaurants Can Do About It

The Coalition for Safer Food Processing and Packaging, a national alliance of public health nonprofits, sampled and...

Jul 31, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

USDA Food Safety Tips for Areas Affected by “Bomb Cyclone”

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing food safety...

Mar 18, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Greener Guidance Advice Column: Plastic Straw Bans

Note: This is the first edition of NACCHO’s new Greener Guidance environmental health advice column. To learn...

Aug 16, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

World Environment Day 2018: Beating Plastic Pollution

Tuesday, June 5 is World Environment Day, the United Nations’ recognized day to encourage global awareness and...

Jun 05, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

Does Ending Plastic Pollution Mean the End of Plastic Straws?

For the last 5,000 years, people around the world have been sipping their drinks out of straws. Only recently have...

Apr 19, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

Serving Food Safety during the Holidays

Local health departments (LHDs) are on the front lines of foodborne illness prevention and response. LHDs are...

Dec 14, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

The Truth about Mold: Preventing Summertime Risks and Beyond

Mold is a common household nuisance and is found both inside and outside in varying amounts. For some people, mold and...

Aug 14, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

This Holiday Season, Put Food Safety on the Table

By Julie Schwartz, Public Affairs Specialist, U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service...

Dec 22, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

Hog Roast Outbreaks Highlight Efforts to Strengthen Public Health Partnerships

By William Lanier, DVM, MPH, DACVPM, Senior Epidemiologist, Karen Becker, DVM, MPH, DACVPM, Director of Applied...

Sep 27, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

CDC Investigation Updates: Salmonella Outbreak Related to Imported Cucumbers

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), multiple states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

Sep 17, 2015 | Katie Regan

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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

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

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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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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NCSD Releases STD Billing Toolkit

The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) released STD TAC Billing...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman

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

NCSD Webinar: At-Home HIV & STI Testing – The Lab...

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Kaiser Family Foundation Releases Ending the HIV...

Kaiser Family Foundation has released two new resources related to the federal...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Kaiser Family Foundation Releases Ending the HIV...

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