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.

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  • COVID-19
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  • Recommendations

Health Equity Principles for State and Local Leaders in Responding to, Reopening and Recovering from COVID-19

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released five principles as a compass to point leaders to an equitable and lasting...

May 28, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Food Safety & Inspection

Public Health Alert Concerning Nopalina Flax Seed Powder and Nopalina Flax Seed Capsules and Salmonella Contamination

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is advising consumers to stop using Nopalina Flax Seed Fiber (powder) and...

Jan 31, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

FDA Issues Draft Guidance for Reducing Food Safety Hazards in the Production of Seed for Sprouting

On June 24, 2019, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued draft guidance to provide recommendations to those in...

Jul 01, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

40 Under 40 in Public Health: Environmental Health Innovators

The de Beaumont Foundation created 40 Under 40 in Public Health to recognize leaders whose creativity and innovation...

Jun 20, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Barclay-Giel ​Seed Grants for Community-based Public Health Programs

The PHS Commissioned Officers Foundation (COF) for the Advancement of Public Health seeks to support community-based...

Feb 06, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Greener Guidance Advice Column: Harmful Algal Blooms

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

Sep 11, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

FDA Investigated Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Infections Linked to Sprouts

The FDA, CDC, and state and local officials investigated a multi-state outbreak of Salmonella infections. CDC reports...

Mar 05, 2018 | Michelle Shapiro

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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...

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  • 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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  • Tools & Resources
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Parks

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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  • Community Engagement
  • Informatics
  • Opportunity

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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  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

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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  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

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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