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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Hepatitis Awareness Month 2022

May is Hepatitis Awareness Month and May 19th is Hepatitis Testing Day. These observances present opportunities to...

Apr 29, 2022 | Kat Kelley

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  • Press Release
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Immunization
  • Infectious Disease

NACCHO Applauds the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Updated Adult Hepatitis B Vaccination Recommendations

Revised Recommendations Will Ensure Expanded Health Insurance Coverage and Eliminate Financial and Other Barriers to...

Apr 29, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Webinar
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Webinar Recording: PrEP Clinical Guidelines 2021 - What Health Departments Should Know

NACCHO hosted a webinar on January 18 discussing recent updates to the CDC's Clinical Guidelines for Pre-Exposure...

Feb 02, 2022 | Julia Zigman

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease
  • Research & Reports
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week (USAAW) 2021

Kick off U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week (USAAW) with NACCHO as a partner with the Centers for Disease Control and...

Nov 18, 2021 | Jaclyn Abramson

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccination Operational Planning Guide

With Pfizer-BioNTech’s submission for Emergency Use Authorization for their COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 5-11,...

Oct 22, 2021 | Amy Frandsen

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Influenza
  • Recommendations

Influenza (Flu) Season 2021–2022: The Continued Importance of Influenza Vaccination During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond

While flu vaccine effectiveness can vary from season to season, we know that flu vaccines work and provide important...

Oct 05, 2021 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Infectious Disease

New Resource: Updated Infection Prevention & Control Guidance for Healthcare Settings

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated their guidance for infection prevention and control...

Sep 15, 2021 | Jaclyn Abramson

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease
  • Research & Reports

Tool to Help Control Infections at Skilled Nursing Facilities

Research from Yale University and the University of California, Los Angeles indicated having staff working at more than...

Sep 10, 2021 | Zachary Smith

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  • Access to Care
  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

International Overdose Awareness Day Looks to the Future with Successful Pilot Projects

International Overdose Awareness Day, commemorated on August 31, marks not only the devastation we have seen over the...

Aug 30, 2021 | Esther Whitlock

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Division of STD Prevention at CDC Releases Updated STI Treatment Guidelines, 2021

The CDC released Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) Treatment Guidelines, 2021, which provide current evidence-based...

Jul 22, 2021 | Rebekah Horowitz

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  • Webinar
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

This year’s theme for World Hand Hygiene Day on May 5 is focused on recognizing...

May 04, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Hazards & Health Effects

Multi-faceted EPA Research Addressing Threats to Public...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) researchers are working to...

Sep 27, 2021 | Guest Author

Multi-faceted EPA Research Addressing Threats to Public...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Water Quality

Responding to Per- And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in...

On August 12, 2021, NACCHO and AAAS’s EPI Center hosted a webinar on PFAS...

Aug 27, 2021 | Guest Author

Responding to Per- And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in...

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

NEHA-FDA RFFM Mentorship Program in partnership with the...

Applications for the program are now open from September 9 through November 15,...

Aug 03, 2021 | Guest Author

NEHA-FDA RFFM Mentorship Program in partnership with the...

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Accreditation & Quality Improvement
  • Opportunity
  • Performance Improvement

Improving Social Determinants of Health – Getting...

NACCHO is pleased to announced the release of three Request for Proposals to...

Feb 17, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

Improving Social Determinants of Health – Getting...

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  • Climate Change
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Policy

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners in Calling on the...

NACCHO joins leading public health organizations in signing a declaration...

Jan 27, 2021 | Anu Varma

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners in Calling on the...

Water Fountain
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Water Quality

Purdue University’s New Water Systems Course Designed to...

Purdue is partnering with NACCHO to offer this online course at a discount for...

Dec 04, 2020 | Emily D'Angelo

Purdue University’s New Water Systems Course Designed to...

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  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

NACCHO and CFP Seeks New Recruits for the 2020-2022 Food...

NACCHO and CFP are seeking 10-15 state, local, tribal, and territorial health...

Oct 13, 2020 | Anu Varma

NACCHO and CFP Seeks New Recruits for the 2020-2022 Food...

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  • Press Release
  • Climate Change
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners to Recognize...

NACCHO partners with Children’s Environmental Health Network for CEH Day 2020.

Sep 28, 2020 | Guest Author

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners to Recognize...

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Hazards & Health Effects

Protecting Lung Health During Wildfires

The American Lung Association has developed a new fact sheet in Spanish to...

Jul 15, 2020

Protecting Lung Health During Wildfires

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Parks

Greener Parks for Health

National Recreation and Park Association releases new Greener Parks for Health...

Jul 13, 2020

Greener Parks for Health

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  • Tools & Resources

CDC Report: Temporary Reassignment of Personnel Requests...

CDC recently updated its flexibilities guidance for recipients and applicants...

Jul 09, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

CDC Report: Temporary Reassignment of Personnel Requests...

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