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  • COVID-19
  • Health Ethics & Law
  • Policy
  • Workforce Development

New Report: Public Health Authority: Dangerous for Public Health

This new report by NACCHO and the Network for Public Health Law, with assistance from Johns Hopkins and many others,...

May 25, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Press Release
  • Policy
  • Workforce Development

NACCHO Applauds Introduction of the Public Health Workforce Loan Repayment Act

Public Health Workforce Loan Repayment Act would support recruitment and retention of top talent to health departments.

May 18, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Immunization
  • Success Story

National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants & Migrants Offers New Strategies for COVID-19 Vaccine Access

NRC-RIM offers three new promising practices that have a positive impact on vaccine uptake

May 17, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Social Determinants of Health

Funding Opportunity: Closing the Gap with Social Determinants of Health Accelerator Plans

Learn more about this CDC funding opportunity for local, state, tribal and territorial jurisdictions to develop an...

May 07, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • COVID-19
  • Funding Opportunity

Funding Opportunity: COVID-19 Prevention & Mitigation Among Refugee, Immigrant, & Migrant Communities

With support from CDC, NACCHO will provide funding and technical assistance up to $175,000 to local health departments...

May 07, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

NACCHO Launches New Webpage: Health Equity in the Response to Drug Overdose

NACCHO's new webpage offers resources amplifying health equity in overdose response

Apr 26, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning
  • Performance Improvement
  • Social Determinants of Health

NACCHO Launches New Toolkit to Guide Healthy People 2030 in Community Health Improvement

This new tool will provide guidance in using the Healthy People 2030 objectives and targets at the local level in a...

Apr 13, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Research & Reports

New Issue Brief Highlights Adult Fall Prevention

This issue brief highlights the prevalence of falls in community-dwelling older adults and offers evidence-based...

Feb 21, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Press Release
  • Social Determinants of Health

Public Health Groups Invest in National Evaluation of Social Determinants of Health

NACCHO and ASTHO have selected 42 community multi-sector partnerships/coalitions across the country to receive over $2...

Feb 11, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Webinar
  • Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning
  • Community Engagement
  • Performance Improvement

Webinar: MAPP Evolution: A Blueprint for the Future

NACCHO is evolving its flagship community health improvement (CHI) framework, Mobilizing for Action through Planning...

Feb 03, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • 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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  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
  • Communications & Public Relations

Public Health Communications Collaborative Webinar

The Public Health Communications Collaborative will hold its first live Q&A...

Sep 21, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

Public Health Communications Collaborative Webinar

2021 RWJF Culture of Health Prize
  • Opportunity
  • Social Determinants of Health

Call for Applications: 2021 Robert Wood Johnson...

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2021...

Jul 20, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Call for Applications: 2021 Robert Wood Johnson...

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Hazards & Health Effects

Protecting Lung Health During Wildfires

The American Lung Association has developed a new fact sheet in Spanish to...

Jul 15, 2020

Protecting Lung Health During Wildfires

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Parks

Greener Parks for Health

National Recreation and Park Association releases new Greener Parks for Health...

Jul 13, 2020

Greener Parks for Health

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