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Summit Podcast Series: 100 Resilient Cities, Part Two

In the second year of the Preparedness Summit Podcast series, take a deeper dive into the subject of preparedness with...

Jun 02, 2016 | Mary Hodges

Summit Podcast Series: 100 Resilient Cities, Part One

In the second year of the Preparedness Summit Podcast series, take a deeper dive into the subject of preparedness with...

May 31, 2016 | Mary Hodges

New Individual & Family Emergency Response Guides

The New York Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response released...

May 25, 2016 | Mary Hodges

Decontamination Guidance for Chemical Incidents

HHS released a recommendations guide called Primary Response Incident Scene Management (PRISM) for mass patient...

May 25, 2016 | Mary Hodges

Local Health Departments Reflect on the Impacts of PHEP Funding Cuts

This post originally ran on NACCHO’s Healthy People, Healthy Places blog. For more environmental health news and...

May 24, 2016 | Mary Hodges

Economic Losses from Natural Disasters Total in the Trillions

A new calculation by scientists estimates that natural disasters around the globe have resulted in roughly $7 trillion...

May 23, 2016 | Mary Hodges

Summit Podcast Series: Lessons Learned from the Attempted Times Square Bombing

In the second year of the Preparedness Summit Podcast series, take a deeper dive into the subject of preparedness with...

May 13, 2016 | Mary Hodges

“Not if, but When”: Experts Share Latest Zika Response Activities

By Andrea Grenadier, Communications Specialist, NACCHO Representatives from major public health organizations addressed...

May 02, 2016 | Mary Hodges

2016 National Preparedness Index Results Released

The 2016 National Preparedness Index Results were released this week. The Index is an annual assessment of the...

Apr 28, 2016 | Mary Hodges

The Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States: A Scientific Assessment

The White House released the U.S. Global Change Research Program’s latest assessment, “The Impacts of...

Apr 06, 2016 | Mary Hodges

Partner Articles

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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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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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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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  • Infectious Disease
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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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  • 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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  • 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
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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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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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