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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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Outbreak Investigation of E. coli: Romaine from Salinas, California

Recommendation As of January 15, 2020, the CDC reports that the outbreak appears to be over. Contaminated romaine from...

Jan 31, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Food Safety & Inspection

Investigation of E. coli O157:H7 Outbreak Linked to Romaine from Salinas, California, November 2019

Recommendation  FDA, CDC, and state health authorities are investigating an outbreak of illnesses caused by E. coli...

Jan 02, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

Investigation of E. coli O157:H7 Outbreak Linked to Romaine from Salinas, California November 2019

FDA, CDC, and state health authorities are investigating an outbreak of illnesses caused by E. coli O157:H7 in the...

Nov 25, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Romaine lettuce linked to another E. coli outbreak, but appears to be over

On Oct. 31, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration shared news of a recent E. coli O157:H7 outbreak, involving 23...

Nov 04, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

FDA Partners with the University of Arizona, Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation and Drainage District, and Yuma Area Leafy Greens Stakeholders to Enhance Food Safety

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has launched a new initiative with support from the Arizona Department of...

Sep 27, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

FDA Releases Results of Romaine Lettuce Sampling Assignment in Yuma Growing Region

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has released the results of a sampling assignment that tested romaine lettuce...

Aug 28, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

50-State Conference Call on Multistate Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 Likely Linked to Romaine Lettuce

On Tuesday, November 27, 2018, NACCHO participated in a 50-state conference call held by the U.S. Food and Drug...

Nov 30, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

Findings from the Romaine Lettuce E. coli O157:H7 Outbreak Investigation

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. released the following statement: Earlier...

Nov 05, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

Multistate Outbreak of E. coli Infections Linked to Romaine Lettuce Is Over

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced on June 29th that the multistate outbreak of E. coli...

Jun 29, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

Multistate Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 Infections Linked to Romaine Lettuce

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the...

Apr 25, 2018 | Amy Chang

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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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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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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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