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NACCHO Selects Local Health Departments to Participate in Project to Address Vaccine Hesitancy

Dec 16, 2020 | Amy Frandsen

— Local Health Departments in Florida, Iowa, and Washington State Received Awards —

Washington, DC, December 14, 2020 - The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), the voice of the country’s nearly 3,000 local health departments, with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), has selected three local health departments (LHDs) to participate in the Equipping Local Health Departments to Address Vaccine Hesitancy project. This project will provide LHDs with the resources to address vaccine hesitancy in at-risk populations or under-vaccinated communities. This will include providing one additional staff in the LHD dedicated to addressing vaccine hesitancy and misinformation, building partnerships with other local organizations, and identifying areas of need to improve vaccine confidence.

Local health department awardees for the project are:

  • Florida Department of Health in Manatee County, FL
  • Linn County Public Health, IA
  • Public Health - Seattle & King County, WA

The main activities of the project include working with a consultant staff member to assess areas of vaccine hesitancy and identify ways to improve vaccine confidence in their counties as well as building partnerships between local public health and other local organizations to address vaccine hesitancy.

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About NACCHO

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) represents the nation’s nearly 3,000 local governmental health departments. These city, county, metropolitan, district, and tribal departments work every day to protect and promote health and well-being for all people in their communities. For more information about NACCHO, please visit www.naccho.org.


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