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2019 Prep Summit: Radiation-Focused Sessions and Activities

Attend Radiation Forum Sessions to Increase Radiation Preparedness Knowledge The 2019 Preparedness Summit is just weeks...

Mar 04, 2019 | Raymond Puerini

National Academies Seeks Preparedness After Action Reports and White Papers

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (the National Academies) is soliciting information to...

Feb 28, 2019 | Raymond Puerini

Success Stories in Radiation Emergency Preparedness

CDC has worked with many state and local public health and emergency management jurisdictions over the past decade and...

Feb 28, 2019 | Raymond Puerini

Participants from Local Health Departments Needed for Mass Vaccination Planning Research

NACCHO is working with the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security in an effort to characterize readiness and...

Nov 13, 2018 | Raymond Puerini

FDA Authorizes First Extensions of Doxycycline Held in Stakeholder Stockpiles

Under the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) April 2017 draft guidance Extending Expiration Dates of Doxycycline...

Sep 11, 2018 | Raymond Puerini

NACCHO Releases Guide for Medical Countermeasure Coordinators

Medical countermeasures (MCM) coordinators who are new to their role have a particularly steep learning curve to become...

Jun 13, 2018 | Raymond Puerini

ASPR Addresses the Need for Disaster Health Response System

On May 10, the Dr. Robert Kadlec, the current U.S. Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, authored an...

May 11, 2018 | Raymond Puerini

Webinar on Regulatory Considerations for Strategic National Stockpile Products Now Available

A recording of the CDC Division of Strategic National Stockpile’s (DSNS) webinar “Regulatory Considerations for the Use...

May 08, 2018 | Raymond Puerini

Updates to ORR Online Data Collection System Now Available

CDC’s Operational Readiness Review (ORR) online data collection system has undergone a recent update that allows users...

Mar 12, 2018 | Raymond Puerini

New Tool for Epidemiologists and Public Health Professionals following a Radiation Emergency

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released the CRC eTool, a new tool for epidemiologists...

Feb 23, 2018 | Raymond Puerini

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Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships...

NACCHO is pleased to launch the three revised assessments of Mobilizing for...

Nov 22, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships...

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RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

NACCHO is seeking a qualified consultant to provide graphic design for the new...

Nov 07, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

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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

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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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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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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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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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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...

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