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
  • Tools & Resources
  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease

NASEM Releases Report on Wastewater-Based Disease Surveillance

New report reviews the current utility of community-level wastewater surveillance during the COVID-19 pandemic and its...

Jan 19, 2023 | Rebecca Rainey

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Community Health
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections

Scholarship Opportunity for Local Health Department Staff to Become Certified in Infection Control

Apply today! NACCHO is offering a scholarship opportunity for local health department staff obtaining certification in...

Jan 09, 2023 | Jaclyn Abramson

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Health
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Infectious Disease

An Unexpected Outbreak, Part 2

This is the second of a two-part blog series presenting two fictional, but possible, case studies for you to consider....

Dec 19, 2022 | Irene Halferty

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Health
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Infectious Disease

An Unexpected Outbreak, Part 1

This is the first of a two-part blog series on infection prevention and control in which we will present two fictional,...

Dec 19, 2022 | Irene Halferty

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Community Health
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections

HAI/AR Rural, Frontier, and Small LHDs Exploratory Survey and In-Depth Interview Analysis & Resources

HAIs and AMR are a threat to patients, and subsequently, public health safety. Rural, Frontier, and Small LHDs face...

Dec 01, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Community Health
  • Epidemiology

What is NHSN and How Can LHDs Better Utilize This System: A Q&A with CDC

CDC’s National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) is the nation’s tracking and response system used to identify emerging...

Nov 21, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Immunization
  • Infectious Disease

Staying Up to date on CDC’s MPOX Technical Reports

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention published the first Technical Report: Multi-National Monkeypox Outbreak,...

Nov 17, 2022 | Nicholas Holmes

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured

Request for Applications: Local Health Department Healthcare-Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance (HAI/AR) Project

Applications due December 19. NACCHO is giving funds to local health departments to enhance local capacity to prevent...

Nov 08, 2022 | Candice Young

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  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Infectious Disease

New Cohort Opportunity for Technical Assistance: Infection Prevention and Control Assessment Training (IPC-AT) - Supporting Local Health Departments in Conducting TeleICARs at Long-term Care Facilities with APIC Consulting Services Applications Open

Apply today! NACCHO is excited to announce an opportunity for a new cohort to partner with APIC Consulting Services to...

Oct 24, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

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  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Infectious Disease

The Spooky Origin Tales of Monsters Uncovered by the History of Infectious Diseases and How We Stop Them

Have you ever wondered where the creepy creatures with Halloween originated? Believe it or not, local health...

Oct 18, 2022 | Kimberly Nalley, Jaclyn Abramson, Graham Briggs, Erin Laird

Partner Articles

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)
  • Opportunity

RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

NACCHO is seeking a qualified consultant to provide graphic design for the new...

Nov 07, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

  • 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
  • Community Health
  • ID Featured

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

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...

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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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