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Sneak Peak: Summer 2016 NACCHO Exchange Feature Article

The newest issue of the NACCHO Exchange, our quarterly magazine sent out to all local health departments across the country, will be hitting mailboxes over the next several weeks. The summer 2016 issue focuses on environmental…

Health Impact Assessment: An Essential Tool for Health Department Accreditation

By Shannon Browlee, MPH, Public Health Educator, Okaland County Health Division (MI) and Stephanie Souter, MS, Planner II,Washington County (MN) Public Health & Environment Seeking accreditation status from the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB), and integrating…

Spotlight Blog Series: HUD Grant Advances Lead Prevention in Albany, New York

By Elizabeth Brasington, NACCHO Marketing/ Communications Intern The third and final story for our three-part blog series highlighting the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)‘s Lead Hazard Reduction (LHRD) awardees takes us to Albany…

Spotlight Blog Series: HUD Grant Advances Lead Prevention in Lansing, Michigan

By Elizabeth Brasington, NACCHO Marketing/ Communications Intern Lead Poisoning: Still an American Burden There are 24 million homes in the United States that contain deteriorated lead-based paint and elevated levels of lead-based dust and four million…

Conference Recap: NACCHO at the 2016 National Environmental Health Association Annual Conference

The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) hosted its annual conference and exhibition (AEC) in partnership with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), earlier this summer in June. Described as the “nexus for environmental health…