Author Archives: Michelle Shapiro

Active Transportation Study Published in the Journal of Public Health Management & Practice

NACCHO co-authored a paper published in the Journal of Public Health Management & Practice in January 2019 called Developing Core Capabilities for Local Health Departments to Engage in Land Use and Transportation Decision Making for Active Transportation.…

Request for Proposals: National Environmental Assessment Reporting System Grants

The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA), in conjunction with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), will offer mini-grants, between $1,200 to $3,000 depending on number of applicants, to support state, tribal, local or…

Retail Program Standards Blog Series: Standard 4

This post is part of NACCHO’s Retail Program Standards blog series showcasing the progress that communities across the country have made in retail food protection. Each month, we are featuring the experiences, challenges, and successes…

Updates on PulseNet’s Transition to Whole Genome Sequencing for Foodborne Surveillance in 2019

The Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) received a letter from CDC’s Enteric Diseases Laboratory Branch (EDLB) regarding the following updates and modifications to the timeline for implementation of whole genome sequencing (WGS) for PulseNet.…