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NACCHO Annual 2018: Unleashing the Power of Local Public Health

By Taylarr Lopez, Communications Specialist, NACCHO On July 10–12, over 1,200 local public health professionals...

Jul 18, 2018 | nacchovoice

NACCHO Annual Preview 2018: Community Resilience After Hurricane Harvey

Interview by Taylarr Lopez, Communications Specialist, NACCHO This entry is the second in a series of “NACCHO Annual...

Jul 05, 2018 | nacchovoice

NACCHO Annual 2018: Preview the Power of Collaboration—The Arizona Athlete Opioid Initiative

Interview by Taylarr Lopez, Communications Specialist, NACCHO This entry is the first in a series of “NACCHO Annual...

Jun 22, 2018 | nacchovoice

NACCHO Annual 2018: Take a Glimpse into New Orleans Public Health

Interview by Taylarr Lopez, Communications Specialist, NACCHO Torrie Harris, Dr.P.H., MPH is a Health & Equity...

Jun 11, 2018 | nacchovoice

2018 Preparedness Summit First Plenary Session—“Extraordinary Events of 2017: State, Local and Territorial Perspectives on Hurricane and Wildfire Response”

This story originally ran in Preparedness Brief blog. At the 2018 Preparedness Summit, speakers representing the state,...

Jun 06, 2018 | nacchovoice

Allegheny County Health Department Assesses Antibiotic Stewardship

By Kristen Mertz, MD, MPH, Allegheny County Health Department, Pennsylvania This story originally ran in NACCHO’s...

Jun 04, 2018 | nacchovoice

Foreword: Exploring the Public Health and Healthcare Connection to Advance Population Health

By E. Oscar Alleyne, DrPH, MPH, Senior Advisor for Public Health Programs, NACCHO The following is an excerpt from the...

May 24, 2018 | nacchovoice

SAMHSA’s National Prevention Week: Action Today, Healthier Tomorrow

May 13–19, 2018, is the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration’s (SAMHSA) National Prevention Week....

May 13, 2018 | nacchovoice

Three Ways Local Health Departments Can Commemorate Mental Health Month

By Umair A. Shah, MD, MPH, NACCHO President and Executive Director of Harris County Public Health in Houston, Texas May...

May 11, 2018 | nacchovoice

The National Board of Public Health Examiners Celebrates its 10th Anniversary

Interview by Taylarr Lopez, Communications Specialist, NACCHO The National Board of Public Health Examiners (NBPHE)...

May 08, 2018 | nacchovoice

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NACCHO Announces Ten Health Department Grantees to...

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May 18, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

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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

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Public Health Groups Announce Grantees for National...

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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

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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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Applications for the program are now open from September 9 through November 15,...

Aug 03, 2021 | Guest Author

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

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Apr 07, 2021 | Guest Author

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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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