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New Public Health Workforce Resilience Resource Library

A new resource library offers tools and trainings to help public health workers build resilience.

Aug 19, 2021
By Beth Hess

Food Safety
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Food Safety & Inspection

Recap: Learning from Local Public Health – A Series of Sharing Sessions in Retail Food Safety

If you missed either of the sharing sessions held on 5/26 or 6/2, you can now access the webinar materials.

Jun 06, 2022 | Anu Varma

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  • Extreme Weather
  • Hazards & Health Effects

Apply Now: EPA's Let's Talk About Heat Challenge

Join the Let's Talk About Heat Challenge, launched by the EPA and co-sponsored by partners including NACCHO, to...

Jun 06, 2022 | Anu Varma

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Resilience

Surgeon General Issues Advisory on Addressing Health Worker Burnout

U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy has issued a new Surgeon General’s Advisory highlighting the urgent need to...

Jun 02, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Recommendations

Collaboration During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Tempe, Arizona - Trust is key.

When the COVID-19 virus was first detected in Tempe, Arizona, their local government was prepared to track and respond...

Jun 02, 2022 | Angana Roy

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources

Resource Roundup on Indoor Air Quality, Ventilation, and Filtration (the COVID-19 Edition)

A quick-hit summary of useful resources on indoor air quality and COVID-19 highlighted from NACCHO's free resource...

Jun 02, 2022 | Angana Roy

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources

New Interactive School Ventilation Tool to Help Reduce Virus Particles, Including COVID-19, in Classrooms

CDC’s Interactive School Ventilation Tool is available for schools to estimate how they can reduce virus particles in...

Jun 01, 2022 | Anu Varma

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  • Health & Disability
  • Policy

Reflections on Disability Policy Seminar 2022: A fellow’s perspective

The 2021-2022 NACCHO Health & Disability fellows had the opportunity to travel to Washington, D.C. to attend the...

Jun 01, 2022 | Guest Author

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Communications & Public Relations
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Community Health

Request for Proposals: Strategic Marketing and Communications for Getting Further Faster

The National Association of County and City Health Officials and the Association of State and Territorial Health...

Jun 01, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

NACCHO Releases New Resource Library for Infection Prevention and Control Professionals

NACCHO, in partnership with the CDC, has compiled resources to enhance the capacity of local health department staff to...

Jun 01, 2022 | Erin Laird, Kimberly Nalley

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic
  • Substance Use Disorder

Funding Opportunity: Harm Reduction and Primary Care Providers: Academic Detailing Pilot Project

NACCHO is pleased to offer a funding opportunity to develop key messages that can be delivered through one-on-one...

May 31, 2022

Partner Articles

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NACCHO Announces Ten Health Department Grantees to...

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), with...

May 18, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

NACCHO Announces Ten Health Department Grantees to...

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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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  • Press Release

Public Health Groups Announce Grantees for National...

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and the...

Apr 07, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

Public Health Groups Announce Grantees for National...

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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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  • Press Release

NACCHO and the Alzheimer’s Association Collaborating to...

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO),...

Sep 21, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

NACCHO and the Alzheimer’s Association Collaborating to...

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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...

  • COVID-19

Investing in Evidence to Inform How to Rebuild the U.S....

Associate Professor, Erika Martin and Betty Bekemeier (University of Washington...

Apr 07, 2021 | Guest Author

Investing in Evidence to Inform How to Rebuild the U.S....

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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...

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  • COVID-19
  • Health in All Policies
  • Leadership
  • Workforce Development

Preparing Your Local Health Department for the Future

If the pandemic has taught us one thing, it is the importance of preparedness....

Jan 15, 2021 | Guest Author

Preparing Your Local Health Department for the Future

  • Tools & Resources
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Promoting Healthy Weight Success Stories & New Online...

The CHOICES Project at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health launched...

Dec 26, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

Promoting Healthy Weight Success Stories & New Online...

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