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  • Tools & Resources
  • Access to Care
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

NACCHO Exchange Model Practices Fall 2020 Issue

This issue of NACCHO Exchange highlights five winning 2020 Model Practices, ranging from topics including adolescent...

Dec 07, 2020 | Sristy Acharya

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  • COVID-19
  • Leadership
  • Workforce Development
  • Letters & Statements

Happy Public Health Thank You Day!

Public health in the United States and globally has been in an unprecedented spotlight in 2020. Now, more than ever,...

Nov 23, 2020

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  • Awards & Recognition

2021 Innovative Practice Award

The 2021 Innovative Practice Award will focus on practices that were developed in response to COVID-19 and demonstrate...

Nov 02, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

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  • Press Release

NACCHO Announces 2020 Model Practice Award Winners

Today, the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), the voice of the nation’s nearly 3,000...

Jul 06, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Awards & Recognition
  • Opportunity

Apply for NACCHO’s Awards and Get Honored at NACCHO 360!

The application period for NACCHO’s 2020 Local Health Department of the Year, the Maurice “Mo” Mullet...

Apr 10, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

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  • Leadership

A Message from NACCHO CEO Lori Tremmel Freeman

Today marks the beginning of National Public Health Week 2020. Recognition of our county and city health departments...

Apr 06, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

  • Awards & Recognition
  • Leadership
  • Opportunity

Call for Nominations: 2020–2021 NACCHO Vice President

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) announces its Call for Nominations for the...

Mar 10, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

  • Leadership
  • SACCHOS
  • Workforce Development

NACCHO Hosts Members for 2020 Leadership Week

On Wednesday, nearly 100 public health leaders from NACCHO’s Board of Directors, the National Association of...

Mar 04, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Press Release
  • Leadership

Metropolitan Board of Health Selects Dr. Michael C. Caldwell as Nashville’s Next Director of Health

News release from Nashville Metropolitan Public Health Department NASHVILLE, Tenn., February 24, 2020 –Members of...

Mar 03, 2020 | Guest Author

  • Leadership
  • President's Corner
  • Social Determinants of Health

Leader and Health Director, Melissa Lyon Discusses Important Partner Characteristics and Shares Her Hopes for Public Health Leadership

Melissa C. Lyon, MPH, leads Pennsylvania’s Erie County Department of Health as Public Health Director. While earning...

Jan 09, 2020 | George Roberts

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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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  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
  • Communications & Public Relations

Public Health Communications Collaborative Webinar

The Public Health Communications Collaborative will hold its first live Q&A...

Sep 21, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

Public Health Communications Collaborative Webinar

2021 RWJF Culture of Health Prize
  • Opportunity
  • Social Determinants of Health

Call for Applications: 2021 Robert Wood Johnson...

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2021...

Jul 20, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Call for Applications: 2021 Robert Wood Johnson...

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Hazards & Health Effects

Protecting Lung Health During Wildfires

The American Lung Association has developed a new fact sheet in Spanish to...

Jul 15, 2020

Protecting Lung Health During Wildfires

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Parks

Greener Parks for Health

National Recreation and Park Association releases new Greener Parks for Health...

Jul 13, 2020

Greener Parks for Health

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  • Tools & Resources

CDC Report: Temporary Reassignment of Personnel Requests...

CDC recently updated its flexibilities guidance for recipients and applicants...

Jul 09, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

CDC Report: Temporary Reassignment of Personnel Requests...

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

SYNC 2020, the National Conference for HIV, HCV, STI and LGBTQ Health, is...

Jul 08, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Apply Now: DIS Scholarships for STD Engage 2020...

NCSD and NACCHO are pleased to offer several full scholarships for DIS to...

Jun 24, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Apply Now: DIS Scholarships for STD Engage 2020...

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