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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NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners in Calling on the Biden-Harris Administration and Members of Congress to Address the Health Emergency of Climate Change

NACCHO joins leading public health organizations in signing a declaration calling on the Biden-Harris Administration...

Jan 27, 2021 | Anu Varma

  • Community Engagement
  • Health & Disability

Inclusive Gardening: Cultivating Health for All

By Jay Schulz, NACCHO Health and Disability Fellow The smell of fresh air. The warm sun. The cool breeze on your face....

Mar 15, 2020 | Guest Author

  • Food Safety & Inspection

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

  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease

CDC Releases 2019 Antibiotic Resistance Investment Map

CDC invested more than $14 million last year in academic and healthcare innovators and other researchers to combat...

Jan 28, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • Water Quality

EPA’s Annual Water Fest Engages Community, Celebrates Groundwater Research

By Dr. Randall Ross, Director, Groundwater Technical Support Center, Office of Research and Development, U.S....

Jan 27, 2020 | Guest Author

  • 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

  • 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

Protecting Public Health with PEATT: The PFAS Exposure Assessment Technical Tools

By Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry Communities demand...

Aug 29, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Research to Build Resilience Request for Applications: Contaminated Sites, Natural Disasters, Changing Environmental Conditions, and Vulnerable Communities

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announces the Contaminated Sites, Natural Disasters, Changing...

Aug 20, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

EPA Releases Part 1 of Synthetic Turf Field Recycled Tire Crumb Rubber Characterization Research Under Federal Research Action Plan

This new report is part of the Federal Research Action Plan (FRAP) on Recycled Tire Crumb Used on Playing Fields and...

Jul 30, 2019 | 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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  • Climate Change
  • 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
  • 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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  • 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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