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  • COVID-19
  • Infectious Disease

Resource Post: New AMA Video Shows How to Avoid Counterfeit N95s

New AMA video shows how to identify and select NIOSH-approved N95 respirators vs. counterfeit N95s.

Oct 14, 2021 | Erin Laird

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  • Infectious Disease
  • Opportunity

Request for Proposals: Subject Matter Expert Consultant to Support Building Local Health Department Capacity to Deliver Infection Prevention and Control Training and Education

With funding from CDC, NACCHO will award up to $50,000 for a consultant, or consulting firm, to support NACCHO and its...

Oct 01, 2021 | Erin Laird

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Epidemiology

Webinar Wrap-Up: How the U.S. Digital Service can help Navigate Reporting Requirements for Rapid COVID-19 Antigen Tests

During a webinar on Tuesday, September 28, 2021, the United States Digital Service and Pima County (AZ) discussed two...

Sep 29, 2021 | Erin Laird, Kimberly Nalley, Zachary Smith

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  • Infectious Disease
  • Tuberculosis

New NACCHO Case Study Series Highlights LHD and Health Center Partnerships to Address TB and COVID-19

NACCHO developed a series of three Case Studies to share insights into how how LHD-HC partnerships pivoted during the...

Sep 22, 2021 | Erin Laird

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease

New Report: Local Health Department Infection Prevention and Control Training Needs

To advance local health department engagement in IPC activities, NACCHO, in partnership with Project Firstline,...

Sep 08, 2021 | Erin Laird

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  • COVID-19
  • Infectious Disease

Building Facility Partnerships for Infection Prevention and Control: Lessons Learned from Two NACCHO Demonstration Sites

Two BLOC COVID-19 demonstration sites share their experiences with building facility partnerships for infection...

Jun 07, 2021 | Erin Laird, Kimberly Nalley

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease

New Resource: CDC Shigella Prevention and Control Toolkit

CDC released a new Shigella Prevention and Control Toolkit to help state and local health departments respond to...

May 21, 2021 | Erin Laird

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  • Infectious Disease
  • Tuberculosis

World TB Day Resources

In honor of World TB Day, celebrated each year on March 24, NACCHO has compiled a few relevant resources.

Mar 24, 2021 | Erin Laird

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  • COVID-19
  • Infectious Disease
  • Opportunity

Request for Proposals: Evaluating Local Health Departments – Health Center Partnerships and Service Delivery Collaborations during COVID, Including TB Prevention and Control

With funding from the Health Resources and Services Administration, NACCHO will award up to $75,000 total for a...

Mar 22, 2021 | Erin Laird

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Contact Tracing

Webinar Recording: Contact Tracing Prioritization Webinar

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released recommendations to guide the prioritization process...

Feb 17, 2021 | Erin Laird

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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...

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  • 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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  • 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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