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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  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Research & Reports

New Qualitative Study Investigates Factors Associated with Local Health Departments’ Initial and Continual Enrollment in the Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards

To understand why certain local health jurisdictions unenroll or never enroll in the Retail Program Standards, the...

Jan 22, 2021 | Anu Varma

  • Food Safety & Inspection

Tenth Cohort of the Retail Program Standards Mentorship Program Announced

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) has announced the tenth cohort of a mentorship...

Dec 18, 2020 | Amy Chang

  • Food Safety & Inspection

Local Environmental Health Jurisdictions Encouraged to Apply for 2021 Samuel J. Crumbine Consumer Protection Award for Excellence in Food Protection

Guidelines for the 2021 Samuel J. Crumbine Consumer Protection Award for Excellence in Food Protection at the Local...

Dec 02, 2020 | Anu Varma

  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Influenza

FDA Announced Flu Vaccine Messages Aimed at Food and Agriculture Sectors

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) launched targeted outreach to remind leaders and workers in the food and...

Nov 24, 2020

  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

NACCHO Seeks Local Health Expert to Serve on CDC’s Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Surveillance Working Group

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) would like to recruit experts to serve on the Food Safety...

Nov 02, 2020 | Amy Chang, Anu Varma

Coronavirus COVID 19
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Health in All Policies

COVID-19 & Environmental Health Resources: Holiday Season Guidelines and More

As part of the National Association of County and City Health Officials’ (NACCHO’s) work to support and serve 3,000...

Oct 15, 2020 | Anu Varma

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Food Safety & Inspection

Ensuring Safe Food with NACCHO’s Food Safety Toolkit

NACCHO strives to support and work with LHDs to improve food safety and prevent foodborne illness. One way this is...

Sep 02, 2020 | Amy Chang

  • Webinar
  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

NACCHO is Accepting Cohort 10 Applications for the Retail Program Standards Mentorship Program

NACCHO invites all retail food regulatory programs to submit applications to participate in a mentorship program with...

Sep 02, 2020 | Anu Varma

  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Recommendations

Local Health Department Incentivizes the Reduction of Food Waste

Why would an environmental health division’s food safety regulatory program be interested in discounting license fees...

Aug 13, 2020 | Guest Author

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Food Safety & Inspection

Partnership for Food Protection Webinar - Managing Retail Food Operations During and After a Pandemic

A ninety-minute webinar to discuss lessons learned, best practices implemented, and continuing challenges to conducting...

Jun 24, 2020

Partner Articles

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Accreditation & Quality Improvement
  • Opportunity
  • Performance Improvement

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
  • Policy

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...

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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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