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NACCHO's Wastewater Surveillance Infographic Awarded Highest Honor at the Hermes Creative Awards 2022

The infographic was granted the highest level award - Platinum - from the Association of Marketing and Communications...

Apr 27, 2022 | Anu Varma

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2022 Climate and Health Adaptation Program Grantees Announced

Local agencies to use funding for air quality improvement, and flood and wildfire risk awareness

Apr 05, 2022 | Anu Varma, Angana Roy

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  • Water Quality

Supporting Local Health Departments Responding to Water Emergencies

World Water Day (March 22) is a universal occasion to recognize the importance of water, sanitation, and hygiene...

Mar 22, 2022 | Anu Varma

Food Safety
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Application Open for 2022 Samuel J. Crumbine Consumer Protection Award for Excellence in Food Protection

Washington, DC, January 18, 2022 – The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), representing...

Jan 18, 2022 | Anu Varma

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NACCHO Announces 2022 Vector Control Mentorship Program! Request for Applications Now Live

Apply by February 21, 2022, 11:59 PM PST.

Jan 13, 2022 | Anu Varma

  • Food Safety & Inspection

Analysis of Factors Influencing the Implementation of Risk-Based Inspections: A Study Conducted with Local Retail Food Regulatory Programs

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and the Conference for Food Protection (CFP)...

Jan 03, 2022 | Anu Varma

Wastewater
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THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COUNTY AND CITY HEALTH OFFICIALS COMMISSIONS NEW STUDY ON WASTEWATER SURVEILLANCE RESEARCH AT THE COMMUNITY-LEVEL

— The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), with support from the Centers for Disease...

Dec 21, 2021 | Anu Varma

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New Factsheet Reveals Key Findings About Lead Poisoning Prevention Services Offered by Local Health Departments

NACCHO released a factsheet highlighting key findings regarding lead poisoning prevention services offered by local...

Oct 28, 2021 | Anu Varma

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NACCHO to Grant Up to $75,000 to Support Local Health Departments Working on Climate and Health

NACCHO, with support from the Climate and Health Program at the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, intends to...

Sep 20, 2021 | Anu Varma

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  • Vector Control

NACCHO's Practical Guide to Building Local Mosquito Control Capacity

A new NACCHO resource provides information on establishing baseline activities for local mosquito control as well as...

Jul 29, 2021 | Anu Varma

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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

World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

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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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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
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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

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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  • Food Safety & Inspection
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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
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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...

Water Fountain
  • 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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