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 Research Identifies Risk Factor Most Often Targeted During Retail Food Regulatory Inspections

The 2021 study identified and assessed the implementation of risk factor interventions currently employed by local...

Aug 26, 2022 | Anu Varma

  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Research & Reports

An Evaluation of Existing Retail Program Standards Networks

This issue brief investigated the benefits of state and local retail food regulatory programs participating in state-...

Jul 28, 2022 | Charlotte Ciampa, Anu Varma

Covid
  • COVID-19
  • Infectious Disease
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Research & Reports

A COVID-19 Hotwash with Local Health Department Directors and Staff

NACCHO invited LHD directors and staff to provide insight into their health department’s COVID response by...

Jul 07, 2022 | Hitomi Abe

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Research & Reports
  • Vector Control

New Report Reveals State of Local Vector Control Capacity in the U.S.

A new report detailing findings from a 2020 National Vector Control Assessment and offers insight into local mosquito...

May 18, 2022 | Angana Roy

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  • Immunization
  • Infectious Disease
  • Research & Reports

Vaccinate Your Family Releases 6th Annual State of the ImmUnion Report

Every year, Vaccinate Your Family distributes a State of the ImmUnion report to help examine the strength of our...

Mar 22, 2022 | Tori Decea

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Research & Reports

CDC Releases Vital Signs on HIV and Gay and Bisexual Men

A new report from CDC highlights worsening HIV disparities by race among gay and bisexual men. Improving access to and...

Dec 01, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease
  • Research & Reports
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week (USAAW) 2021

Kick off U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week (USAAW) with NACCHO as a partner with the Centers for Disease Control and...

Nov 18, 2021 | Jaclyn Abramson

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease
  • Research & Reports

November is C. diff Awareness Month

Clostridioides difficile (C. diff) is a germ that causes diarrhea and inflammation of the colon. It is estimated to...

Nov 02, 2021 | Jaclyn Abramson

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  • Hazards & Health Effects
  • Health in All Policies
  • Research & Reports

New Factsheet Reveals Key Findings About Lead Poisoning Prevention Services Offered by Local Health Departments

NACCHO released a factsheet highlighting key findings regarding lead poisoning prevention services offered by local...

Oct 28, 2021 | Anu Varma

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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

Partner Articles

  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Training

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

We are partnering with Climate for Health and ecoAmerica to offer an...

Jul 11, 2022 | Anu Varma

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

This video series was developed from interviews with BLOC COVID funded sites to...

Jul 06, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson, Candice Young

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

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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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