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  • Immunization
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International HPV Awareness Day

On March 4 we recognize International HPV Awareness Day. Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is actually a group of viruses that...

Mar 02, 2022 | Amy Frandsen

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

Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccination Operational Planning Guide

With Pfizer-BioNTech’s submission for Emergency Use Authorization for their COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 5-11,...

Oct 22, 2021 | Amy Frandsen

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Immunization
  • Vaccine Hesitancy

Request for Applications: Equipping Local Health Departments to Address Vaccine Hesitancy

NACCHO is offering a technical assistance and capacity building opportunity to provide local health departments (LHD)...

Oct 18, 2021 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott, Amy Frandsen

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  • Immunization
  • Influenza

Collaboration to Address Influenza Vaccination Among Older Adults

On June 28, 2021, NACCHO hosted a virtual roundtable to discuss key issues around flu vaccination for older adults....

Oct 04, 2021 | Amy Frandsen

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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

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Influenza

Increasing Vaccine Confidence: A Resource Guide for Local Health Departments

NACCHO has developed Increasing Vaccine Confidence: A Resource Guide for Local Health Departments. The goal of this...

Aug 17, 2021 | Amy Frandsen

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Immunization
  • Infectious Disease

Back to School Vaccination Week of Action

On July 29, President Biden announced the Back to School Week of Action, from August 7-15. This week is a nationwide...

Aug 10, 2021 | Amy Frandsen, Hitomi Abe

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Infectious Disease

Lessons Learned from the COVID-19 Pandemic: Reflections from NACCHO's Immunization Workgroup

At the end of the 2020-2021 Immunization Workgroup year, the members reflected and identified key lessons learned...

Aug 09, 2021 | Amy Frandsen

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  • Immunization

National Infant Immunization Week 2021

We are currently in the middle of National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW), held from April 24 – May 1. This year,...

Apr 27, 2021 | Amy Frandsen

Vaccine
  • Awards & Recognition
  • Immunization
  • Vaccine Hesitancy

NACCHO Selects Local Health Departments to Participate in Project to Address Vaccine Hesitancy

NACCHO has selected three local health departments (LHDs) to participate in the Equipping Local Health Departments to...

Dec 16, 2020 | Amy Frandsen

Partner Articles

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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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  • 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...

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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