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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

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

NACCHO Releases "Identifying the Root Causes of Drug Overdose Health Inequities and Related Social Determinants of Health: A Literature Review "

With support from the Division of Overdose Prevention (DOP) in the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control...

Aug 30, 2021 | Jasmyn Rudd

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  • Access to Care
  • Book Club
  • Healthy Living & Prevention

NACCHO Book Club: Your Cancer Roadmap—Navigating Life with Resilience

Each month, NACCHO will bring you a new public health book, read and reviewed by NACCHO staff. We hope to provide a...

Aug 30, 2021 | Julia Mandeville

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Immunization
  • Research & Reports

Vaccine Community Assessment: A Tool to Understanding Your Communities COVID-19 Vaccination Decisions and Needs

Local health departments (LHDs) are uniquely and ideally situated to conduct an assessment to better understand and...

Aug 25, 2021 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

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

Focus Group Recruitment for Maternal and Child Health Local Health Local Health Department Staff

Navigating the early months of the pandemic was a difficult time. The fear of contracting COVID-19 as a pregnant or...

Aug 23, 2021 | Adelaide Appiah

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

Assessing Vaccine Hesitant Populations in Minnesota

Local health department (LHD) immunization programs have been working hard to ensure COVID-19 vaccines are available to...

Aug 20, 2021 | Amy Frandsen

  • Tools & Resources
  • Vector Control

World Mosquito Day 2021: Recap of NACCHO's Mosquito Control Activities

To promote vector control and protect human health, the National Association of County and City Health Officials...

Aug 20, 2021 | Angana Roy, Danielle Chatelain

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Engagement

Get Ready for Preparedness Month 2021!

September, National Preparedness Month, is an opportunity for local health departments and Medical Reserve Corps units...

Aug 19, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Diversifying Your Volunteer Base and Community Outreach Efforts

This Medical Reserve Corps unit broadened its volunteer base so that the community would see people that looked like...

Aug 19, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Resilience

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 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Infectious Disease

Request for Technical Assistance: Infection Prevention and Control Assessment Training—Supporting Local Health Departments in Conducting TeleICARs at Long-term Care Facilities with APIC Consulting Services

Apply today! NACCHO is partnering with APIC Consulting Services to provide technical assistance to up to 30 local...

Aug 19, 2021 | Zachary Smith

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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...

Alzheimers Disease
  • 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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  • 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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