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

Updates to COVID-19 Guidance for Communities, K-12 Schools, and Early Care and Education Programs

CDC has released updates to its general COVID-19 community guidance as well as its Operational Guidance for K-12...

Aug 11, 2022 | Beth Hess

  • Tools & Resources

New Environmental Justice Index to Help Public Health Officials Identify and Map Areas Most at Risk for the Health Impacts of Environmental Burden

EJI is the the first national, place-based tool designed to measure the cumulative impacts of environmental burden...

Aug 11, 2022

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  • Tools & Resources

2022 Public Health Emergency for Monkeypox

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra has declared the ongoing spread of...

Aug 11, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • Press Release

Paul Pettit, Health Director of the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments, Elected to NACCHO’s Board of Directors

Paul Pettit, MSL, CPH, Health Director of the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments in New York, has been newly...

Aug 10, 2022 | Theresa Spinner

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Damon Chaplin, Public Health Director of the New Bedford Health Department, Re-elected to NACCHO's Board of Directors

Damon Chaplin, MBA, Public Health Director of the New Bedford Health Department in Massachusetts, has been re-elected...

Aug 10, 2022 | Theresa Spinner

  • Press Release

Dr. Meena Brewster, St. Mary’s County Health Officer, Elected to NACCHO's Board of Directors

Meenakshi Brewster, MD, MPH, FAAFP, Health Officer for the St. Mary’s County Health Department in Maryland, has been...

Aug 08, 2022 | Theresa Spinner

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  • COVID-19
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Medical Reserve Corps

NACCHO Accepting Applications for Medical Reserve Corps COVID-19 Respond, Innovate, Sustain, and Equip (RISE) Awards

Applications due Friday, September 16.

Aug 08, 2022 | Beth Hess

  • Food Safety & Inspection

NACCHO360 Spotlight: Tracking Vibriosis and Educating Retail Food Establishments

At the 2022 NACCHO360 Annual Conference, the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and our...

Aug 08, 2022 | Noah Papagni

  • Tools & Resources

RITN: Healthcare Coalition Functional Radiation Exercise

Radiation Injury Treatment Network (RITN) has developed the Healthcare Coalition Functional Radiation Exercise.

Aug 05, 2022 | Jessica Pryor

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  • Immunization

Let's Get Back on Track with National Immunization Awareness Month

Each August, CDC, NACCHO, and other partners recognize National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM). This recognition...

Aug 04, 2022 | Amy Frandsen

Partner Articles

  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Training

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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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health

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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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

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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  • Press Release

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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  • 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...

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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