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2022 SPECIAL REPORT COVID 19 U S Impact on Antimicrobial Resistance
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Infectious Disease

New CDC Resource | COVID-19: U.S. Impact on Antimicrobial Resistance, Special Report 2022

CDC's new report, COVID-19: U.S. Impact on Antimicrobial Resistance, Special Report 2022 concludes that the threat of...

Jul 12, 2022 | Kimberly Nalley

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  • Infectious Disease

New Resources: 2022 Meningococcal Disease Outbreak Response

The CDC and Florida Department of Health have released new resources and updates regarding the meningococcal disease...

Jun 29, 2022 | Kimberly Nalley

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

NACCHO Releases New Resource Library for Infection Prevention and Control Professionals

NACCHO, in partnership with the CDC, has compiled resources to enhance the capacity of local health department staff to...

Jun 01, 2022 | Erin Laird, Kimberly Nalley

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  • Press Release

Fairfax County Health Department’s Acute Communicable and Emerging Diseases Program Team Honored as an Infection Prevention and Control Champion

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), representing the country’s nearly 3,000 local...

Mar 29, 2022 | Kimberly Nalley

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  • Infection Prevention and Control Champions

Member Spotlight: Fairfax County HAI Team Recognized as NACCHO Infection Prevention and Control Champion

NACCHO recognizes the Fairfax County Health Department’s (FCHD’s) Acute Communicable and Emerging Diseases (ACED)...

Feb 04, 2022 | Kimberly Nalley

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  • Infectious Disease

One Health Day 2021: Connecting Human, Animal, and Environmental Health

One Health is a collaborative, multisectoral, and trans-disciplinary approach — working at the local, regional,...

Nov 03, 2021 | Kimberly Nalley

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  • Infectious Disease
  • Tuberculosis

CDC MMWR Released: Reported Tuberculosis in the United States, 2020

Earlier this year, on March 25, 2021, CDC published provisional tuberculosis data in CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality...

Oct 27, 2021 | Kimberly Nalley

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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

Sepsis Alliance: "Take the TIME to save lives" this Sepsis Awareness Month

Sepsis is a medical emergency and its symptoms must be treated rapidly to reduce the risk of death. In honor of...

Sep 13, 2021 | Kimberly Nalley

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Tuberculosis

New Resource: CDC Updated Questions & Answers About Tuberculosis Pamphlet

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Division of Tuberculosis Elimination (DTBE), released an updated...

Aug 17, 2021 | Kimberly Nalley

Partner Articles

  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Training

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

We are partnering with Climate for Health and ecoAmerica to offer an...

Jul 11, 2022 | Anu Varma

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

This video series was developed from interviews with BLOC COVID funded sites to...

Jul 06, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson, Candice Young

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

Partnering for Pediatric Vaccinations

Florida Department of Health in Manatee County has been leading the way in...

Jun 17, 2022 | Amiris Roberson

Partnering for Pediatric Vaccinations

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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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