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  • Immunization

Inflation Reduction Act: Improving Adults Enrolled in Medicaid and Medicare Access to Recommended Vaccines

In August 2022, the Biden Administration passed the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) which included key provisions that...

Jan 17, 2023 | Victoria Thompson

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Congress Passes Fiscal Year 2023 Omnibus Appropriations Bill

This week, both the Senate and House of Representatives passed, and President Biden is expected to soon sign, the...

Dec 22, 2022 | Kerry Allen

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Public Health Workforce Loan Repayment Passes Congress

This week, both the House of Representatives and Senate passed, and President Biden is expected to soon sign, the...

Dec 22, 2022 | Kerry Allen

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House Coronavirus Subcommittee Issues and Discusses Final Report

On December 9, 2022, the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis released a final report detailing findings...

Dec 16, 2022 | Lily Murphy, Kerry Allen

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  • COVID-19
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Addressing MPOX By Utilizing COVID-19 Funds

New data shows that the current MPOX outbreak is disproportionately affecting people living with HIV and those...

Dec 06, 2022 | Nicholas Holmes

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Immunization
  • Influenza

National Influenza Vaccination Week - #FightFlu: Protecting Our Adult Communities from Influenza Through Vaccination

National Influenza Vaccination Week is a call to all Americans six months and older to get their annual flu vaccine, if...

Dec 05, 2022 | Victoria Thompson

Nutriton
  • Chronic Disease
  • Physical Activity

Biden Administration Releases National Strategy on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health

On Wednesday, September 28, the Biden administration hosted the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health...

Sep 30, 2022 | Lluvia Botello, Kerry Allen

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House Passes Public Safety Legislation to Support Mental Health and Violence Prevention

On Thursday, the House of Representatives passed a package of public safety legislation, including two bills related to...

Sep 23, 2022 | Lluvia Botello, Kerry Allen

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Senate HELP Committee Criticizes Federal Monkeypox Response During Hearing

On Wednesday, September 14, the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee held a hearing entitled,...

Sep 16, 2022 | Lily Murphy, Kerry Allen

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NACCHO Honors Chelsea Cipriano of the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene as the 2022 Advocate of the Year

Today, as part of fulfilling its mission as the voice of local health departments, the National Association of County...

Jul 20, 2022 | Theresa Spinner

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

NACCHO Recognizes Second Anniversary of First COVID-19...

NACCHO and leading partners recognize December 14, 2022 as the two-year...

Dec 15, 2022 | Nicholas Holmes

NACCHO Recognizes Second Anniversary of First COVID-19...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning
  • Community Engagement

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...

MAPP Roadmap
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)
  • Opportunity

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...

  • 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
  • Community Health
  • ID Featured

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
  • Community Health
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Infectious Disease

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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