Author Archives: Michelle Shapiro

Retail Program Standards Blog Series: Standard 7

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards (Retail Program Standards) are designed to help food regulatory programs enhance the services they provide to the public. This post is…

Specialized Food Processes Virtual Sharing Session Recording: Fermentation/Curing

Fermentation and curing of meat, poultry, game, and fish products, as well as other fermentations (e.g., kombucha and kimchee) are considered specialized processes under the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Model Food Code. This virtual…

Health in All Policies (HiAP) Webinar Recording: Parallel State and Local Approach to Implementing HiAP in Tennessee

NACCHO is hosting a Health in All Policies (HiAP) webinar series for local health departments. The goal of the webinar series is to provide an open, informal space for dialogue and peer-to-peer sharing about challenges…

Vector Control Collaborative for Hurricane-Affected States: Request for Applications

NACCHO and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have established the Vector Control Collaborative to match local vector control programs from hurricane-affected states (AL, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, SC, TX) that have…

Extreme Temperature Planning for All in the City of Boston

By Erin Polich, MPH, Senior Program Manager, Office of Public Health Preparedness, Boston Public Health Commission Editor’s Note: In January 2019, NACCHO awarded the Boston Public Health Commission and the Marquette County Health Department with…