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.

Vaccine and children
  • Immunization
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Recommendations

Findings from the 2020 NIS-Child and the New CDC Catch Up Campaign for Well-Child Visits and Vaccinations

In the October 15th Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), CDC released the results of the 2020 National...

Nov 01, 2021 | Robin Mowson

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  • COVID-19
  • Recommendations
  • Research & Reports
  • Vector Control

Continued Impacts of COVID-19 on Local Vector Programs

Since the initial survey that was sent out through NACCHO’s communication channels in April 2020, NACCHO has conducted...

Oct 06, 2021 | Danielle Chatelain

CDC Flu I Get It
  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Influenza
  • Recommendations

Influenza (Flu) Season 2021–2022: The Continued Importance of Influenza Vaccination During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond

While flu vaccine effectiveness can vary from season to season, we know that flu vaccines work and provide important...

Oct 05, 2021 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

VC Prac Guide
  • Tools & Resources
  • Recommendations
  • Vector Control

NACCHO's Practical Guide to Building Local Mosquito Control Capacity

A new NACCHO resource provides information on establishing baseline activities for local mosquito control as well as...

Jul 29, 2021 | Anu Varma

Legionnaires Disease Pool
  • Tools & Resources
  • Recommendations
  • Research & Reports
  • Water Quality

Read Now in JPHMP: Aquatic Health Pilot Program Supports Pool Code Updates in Ohio & Kansas City

Read more about the lessons learned from both Cuyahoga County and Kansas City on how they plan to update their pool...

Jun 10, 2021 | Emily D'Angelo

  • Immunization
  • Recommendations

CDC Releases 2019 NIS-Child Vaccination Coverage by Age 24 Months Among Children Born in 2016 and 2017

On October 22, 2020, CDC released the results of the 2019 National Immunization Survey-Child (NIS-Child), which...

Oct 23, 2020 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Policy
  • Recommendations
  • Social Determinants of Health

Equitable Enforcement to Achieve Health Equity: An introductory guide for policymakers and practitioners

ChangeLab Solutions has published Equitable Enforcement to Achieve Health Equity, an introductory guide that helps...

Sep 15, 2020 | Guest Author

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  • COVID-19
  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Recommendations

Report: Solutions for Local Leaders to Improve Mental Health and Well-Being During and Post-COVID-19

Well Being Trust and the de Beaumont Foundation released a new mental health action guide for local leaders to...

Aug 27, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • 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

Water Droplet
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Infectious Disease

WASH During COVID-19: Guidance for Local Jurisdictions

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), in collaboration with the Centers for Disease...

Aug 04, 2020 | Emily D'Angelo

Partner Articles

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  • Webinar
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

This year’s theme for World Hand Hygiene Day on May 5 is focused on recognizing...

May 04, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Hazards & Health Effects

Multi-faceted EPA Research Addressing Threats to Public...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) researchers are working to...

Sep 27, 2021 | Guest Author

Multi-faceted EPA Research Addressing Threats to Public...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Water Quality

Responding to Per- And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in...

On August 12, 2021, NACCHO and AAAS’s EPI Center hosted a webinar on PFAS...

Aug 27, 2021 | Guest Author

Responding to Per- And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in...

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

NEHA-FDA RFFM Mentorship Program in partnership with the...

Applications for the program are now open from September 9 through November 15,...

Aug 03, 2021 | Guest Author

NEHA-FDA RFFM Mentorship Program in partnership with the...

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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...

Ci  Climate  Change
  • 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...

Water Fountain
  • 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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