Environmental Health

Announcing Sixth Cohort in NACCHO Mentorship Program for the Retail Program Standards

Made possible through a new cooperative agreement with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), NACCHO is pleased to announce the sixth participant cohort for its Mentorship Program for the Retail Program Standards. The peer mentorship program…

Updated NACCHO Policy Statements: Food System Safety and Foodborne Disease Outbreak Response

NACCHO recently released two updated policy statements under its Food Safety and Defense program. The first statement is on Food System Safety, which provides guidance to ensure local health department participation in all areas of…

Food Safety Modernization Act Update – Questions and Answers Regarding Food Facility Registration

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently released the seventh edition of its draft guidance for industry on the FDA Food Facility Registration. Public comments regarding this guidance are being accepted by the FDA through…

HRSA Resource: Caring for Infants and Children Affected by Zika Virus

The Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA) created a resource guide to support states and communities with the health needs of infants and children affected by Zika Virus. The guide includes information on supporting a…