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CDC’s MAHC Network Webinar: Healthy and Safe Swimming Week Showcase - Ensuring Aquatic Health in Your Community

CDC’s Healthy and Safe Swimming Week (HSSW) webinar.

May 11, 2021 | Emily D'Angelo

  • Tools & Resources
  • Access to Care
  • Health & Disability
  • Healthy Living & Prevention

Reducing Healthcare Inequities Experienced by Adults with Developmental Disabilities

March is National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month.

Mar 19, 2021 | Guest Author

  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Opportunity

Opportunity for LHDs that Operate or Support Older Adult Fall Prevention Programs

NACCHO is looking for local health departments to volunteer to participate in key informant interviews.

Mar 15, 2021 | Zinat Mohamed

  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Notice of Funding Opportunity from CDC: Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention and Surveillance of Blood Lead Levels in Children

CDC/ATSDR Notice of Funding Opportunity.

Mar 04, 2021 | Anu Varma

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  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Research & Reports

New Issue Brief Highlights Adult Fall Prevention

This issue brief highlights the prevalence of falls in community-dwelling older adults and offers evidence-based...

Feb 21, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

WPSI Launches "Guidance You Can Trust" Campaign

Women’s Preventive Health Services Initiative (WPSI), an effort led by ACOG and HRSA, has recently launched a new...

Jan 28, 2021 | Hitomi Abe

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  • COVID-19
  • Health & Disability
  • Healthy Living & Prevention

Inclusive Physical Activity During the Pandemic: Role of Local Health Departments

Less than 15% of adults with disabilities meet the recommended 150 minutes each week of physical activity. With...

Jan 21, 2021 | Guest Author

  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Recommendations

Local Health Department Incentivizes the Reduction of Food Waste

Why would an environmental health division’s food safety regulatory program be interested in discounting license fees...

Aug 13, 2020 | Guest Author

  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Opportunity
  • Research & Reports
  • Rural Health

Call for Papers: Physical Activity Promotion for Reducing Health Disparities in Rural Communities

Submit papers for a special issue of the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, focusing on...

Jul 22, 2020

  • Cardiovascular Health
  • Chronic Disease
  • Healthy Living & Prevention

Nationwide Launch of CDC’s Active People, Healthy Nation Initiative

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) invites the general public, organizations, and leaders to join...

Jan 29, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Accreditation & Quality Improvement
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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...

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  • 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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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

SYNC 2020, the National Conference for HIV, HCV, STI and LGBTQ Health, is...

Jul 08, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Apply Now: DIS Scholarships for STD Engage 2020...

NCSD and NACCHO are pleased to offer several full scholarships for DIS to...

Jun 24, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Apply Now: DIS Scholarships for STD Engage 2020...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Social Media Resources: National HIV Testing Day

Social media toolkit for National HIV Testing Day, a day to raise awareness...

Jun 24, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Social Media Resources: National HIV Testing Day

  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Syringe Services Programs and the COVID-19 Pandemic:...

Local health departments (LHDs) are on the frontlines of the opioid crisis,...

Jun 16, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Syringe Services Programs and the COVID-19 Pandemic:...

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