HPV Prevention Week 2020: Local Public Health vs. HPV

To increase public and practitioner awareness of human papillomavirus (HPV), HPV-related diseases, and the importance of HPV vaccination, the U.S. observes HPV Prevention Week, January 25 – 31, 2020. Supported by numerous organizations nationally, Us vs HPV Week includes a series of webinars, social media…

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. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)  For sixteen years running, researchers at EPA’s Robert S. Kerr Environmental Research Center in Ada, Oklahoma, have co-organized Water Fest, an annual community science education and outreach event…

Best For You, Best For Baby: Five Tips for Preventing Birth Defects

Expectant parents receive a barrage of messages on how to keep their babies safe and healthy during pregnancy. For birth defect prevention, the message is simple: What’s best for you is best for your baby. While not all birth defects can be prevented, there are…

A Year in Review: NACCHO’s 2019 Environmental Health Webinars

NACCHO’s environmental health team hosted nearly 20 webinars throughout 2019 to share the latest resources and best practices with local health departments across the country. Explore all of the webinar recordings below, and please share them with colleagues who may be interested. Adapting to Climate…