Strengthening Infection Control to Prevent and Contain the Next Outbreak

This post originally ran on NACCHO’s Healthy People, Healthy Places blog. For more environmental health news and information, visit http://essentialelements.naccho.org/.  By Sara Chang, Program Analyst, NACCHO As the CDC and World Health Organization escalate their preparedness and response activities for Zika virus disease, it will be critical…

23 Agencies Achieve Project Public Health Ready (PPHR) Recognition

NACCHO’s Project Public Health Ready (PPHR) recognized 30 local and regional health agencies for their ability to plan for, respond to, and recover from public health emergencies. Seven agencies from Florida, Louisiana, Michigan, Tennessee, and Texas earned PPHR recognition for the first time, and 23…