Environmental Health

NOW RECRUITING: NACCHO Health and Disability Fellowship Program

By Sara Lyons, NACCHO Program Analyst  The NACCHO Health and Disability Fellowship program is an invaluable workforce development opportunity for graduate level students and recent alumni interested getting hands on experience in the public health…

Preventing the Next Flint: Fighting Lead Poisoning at Home

This Year’s Lead Poisoning Prevention Awareness Week is Vital After state officials switched the Flint, Michigan, water source to the polluted Flint River, residents suffered from unprecedented levels of lead poisoning. The U.S. Environmental Protection…

New Resource: Building Support for Environmental Health at the Federal Level

A coalition of diverse public health agencies including NACCHO partnered to design a new document titled Investing in a Robust Environmental Health System. This resource is a valuable tool for public health officials advocating for…

Improving Hand Hygiene through Innovative Campaign Advertising and Community Outreach

By: Kyle Foerst, M.S., Emergency Response Planner, Saint Louis County Department of Public Health Seasonal influenza occurs annually and can cause mild to severe illness, which can lead to hospitalizations and even death. Certain groups,…

Funding Opportunity: 2017 AFDO Retail Program Standards Grant Program

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Association of Food and Drug Officials (AFDO) are seeking applicants for the 2017 AFDO-administered Retail Program Standards Grant Program. State, local, territorial, and tribal regulatory retail food…

NACCHO Global Climate Change Workgroup is Recruiting

NACCHO is currently looking for new members to join its Global Climate Change Workgroup. Local health officials, environmental health professionals, environmental health directors, and subject matter experts who are interested in enhancing climate change adaptation and mitigation…