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NACCHO Launches Healthcare-Associated Infections Toolkit for LHDs

Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs), which people acquire while receiving treatment or care for another condition, affect 1 in 25 hospital patients in the United States each year and can lead to sepsis or death. HAI risks are…

New NACCHO Food Safety and Defense Webinar Recordings

NACCHO recently released several new food safety and defense e-learning resources for local retail regulatory food programs. These resources include the following: NACCHO Risk Factor Studies Sharing Session Part I: Considerations for Conducting Retail Food Risk…

Keep Crypto out of the Pool: Addressing One of the Summer’s Major Public Health Risks

By Hannah Donart, NACCHO Environmental Health Intern Cryptosporidium (Crypto) is one of the most common causes of diarrheal disease outbreaks associated with recreational water activity in the United States and these outbreaks are occurring at…