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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

Motivators Not Just Inspectors

In the past, when someone wanted to open a small scale food business, I would mail the multitude of codes, applications...

Aug 07, 2013 | Alyson Jordan

MERS-CoV: Preparing Locally for a Global Concern

By Leah Moriarty, Public Health Preparedness Intern, NACCHO The Johnson County (KS) Department of Health and...

Aug 05, 2013 | NacchoVoice

How to Create an Engaging Ignite Presentation

By Sarah Keally, Program Analyst, NACCHO How can you captivate an audience and convey an important concept in only five...

Jul 24, 2013 | NacchoVoice

Director of Emergency Management Michele Askenazi Recounts her Health Department’s Response to the Mass Shooting in Aurora, CO

By Ian Goldstein, Web Specialist, NACCHO Michele Askenazi has served as Director of Emergency Management at the...

Jul 10, 2013 | NacchoVoice

LHDs and the YMCA: Partnering to Prevent Diabetes

By Iris Tiongco, Program Associate, NACCHO YMCA of the USA (Y-USA), one of the nation’s leading nonprofits...

Jun 26, 2013 | NacchoVoice

New Collaboration Seeks to Reduce Health Disparities in People with Intellectual Disabilities

By Melissa Allen, ACHIEVA (The Arc of Greater Pittsburgh), and Sarah Yates, NACCHO NACCHO and The Arc of the United...

Jun 03, 2013 | NacchoVoice

Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention: Lessons for LHDs

This is part two of a two-part interview with Terry Allan, RS, MPH, Health Commissioner, Cuyahoga County Board of...

May 23, 2013 | NacchoVoice

Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention: Building Collaborations that Yield Successful Outcomes

This is part one of a two-part interview with Terry Allan, RS, MPH, Health Commissioner, Cuyahoga County Board of...

May 17, 2013 | NacchoVoice

ABC News Chief Health and Medical Editor Dr. Richard Besser Shares Insight on Amplifying Public Health Messages

Interview by Ian Goldstein, Web Specialist, NACCHO Dr. Richard Besser is Chief Health and Medical Editor for ABC News...

May 10, 2013 | NacchoVoice

The Profile Study at Work

By Carolyn Leep, Senior Director of Research and Evaluation, NACCHO Ever wonder what NACCHO does with data from that...

May 01, 2013 | NacchoVoice

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NACCHO Recognizes Second Anniversary of First COVID-19...

NACCHO and leading partners recognize December 14, 2022 as the two-year...

Dec 15, 2022 | Nicholas Holmes

NACCHO Recognizes Second Anniversary of First COVID-19...

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Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships...

NACCHO is pleased to launch the three revised assessments of Mobilizing for...

Nov 22, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships...

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RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

NACCHO is seeking a qualified consultant to provide graphic design for the new...

Nov 07, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

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Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

We are partnering with Climate for Health and ecoAmerica to offer an...

Jul 11, 2022 | Anu Varma

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

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New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

This video series was developed from interviews with BLOC COVID funded sites to...

Jul 06, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson, Candice Young

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

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Partnering for Pediatric Vaccinations

Florida Department of Health in Manatee County has been leading the way in...

Jun 17, 2022 | Amiris Roberson

Partnering for Pediatric Vaccinations

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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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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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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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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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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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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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