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NACCHO Book Club: Moloka’i & Daughter of Moloka’i

Each month, NACCHO will bring you a new public health book, read and reviewed by NACCHO staff. We hope to provide a...

Apr 12, 2021 | Emily Yox

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  • Podcast

NACCHO Podcast Series: The PRISM Initiative for Maternal and Child Health

This episode brings together doulas and Substance Use and Mental Health professionals to discuss the use of doulas to...

Apr 12, 2021 | Ian Goldstein, Emily Yox, Adelaide Appiah

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  • Global Health
  • Mental Health

More Americans Need Mental Healthcare. Where Can We Turn?

COVID-19 has had a profound impact on our society beyond the physical toll on those infected with the virus. It has...

Feb 17, 2021 | Emily Yox

Medical apartheid
  • Book Club
  • Health Equity & Social Justice

NACCHO Book Club: Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present

This book is one of the best historical compilations of the abuses of Black Americans done in the name of science and...

Dec 08, 2020 | Emily Yox

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Behavioral Health
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Medical Reserve Corps

RFA: Utilizing WHO’s Global Mental Health Resources for Local Public Health Challenges

Application deadline December 1, 2020.

Oct 28, 2020 | Emily Yox

The warmth of other suns
  • Book Club

NACCHO Book Club: The Warmth of Other Suns

The Warmth of Other Suns shares incredible stories of Black Americans who left the south during the Great Migration and...

Oct 14, 2020 | Emily Yox

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  • Book Club

NACCHO Book Club: The Butchering Art-Joseph Lister’s Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine

The book is both gripping and gory at times, but covers personal life and loss, as well as a fascinating historical...

Sep 10, 2020 | Emily Yox

So you want to talk about race
  • Book Club
  • Health Equity & Social Justice

NACCHO Book Club: So You Want to Talk About Race

As we continue to self-evaluate our personal and professional relationship with race as public health practitioners, So...

Aug 19, 2020 | Emily Yox

  • Book Club
  • Podcast

Author Paul Offit Discusses His Latest Book, "Overkill: When Modern Medicine Goes Too Far"

Dr. Paul Offit discusses his new book, "Overkill: When Modern Medicine Goes Too Far," and shares how public health...

May 17, 2020 | Emily Yox

  • Book Club

NACCHO Book Club — The Body: A Guide for Occupants

By Emily Yox, MPH, Program Analyst, Global Health, NACCHO Each month, NACCHO will bring you a new public health book,...

Apr 17, 2020 | Emily Yox

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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  • 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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