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  • Webinar

Webinar: Proposed Limits on Public Health Authority: Dangerous for Public Health

Join this webinar on Tuesday, June 8, 2:00-3:00 pm ET.

Jun 03, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • Book Club

NACCHO Book Club- The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York

"The Poisoner’s Handbook," by Deborah Blum tells the captivating tale of the evolution of the New York City medical...

Feb 08, 2021 | Christina Baum

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  • Opportunity

Submit an Abstract for the 2021 NACCHO 360 Conference

From June 29–July 1, in Detroit and virtually, NACCHO will host the 2021 NACCHO 360 Conference.

Dec 21, 2020 | Sristy Acharya

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  • Communications & Public Relations

Join the Local Public Health Communications Exchange, a Community of Practice for Communicators

NACCHO is seeking to increase membership in its Local Public Health Communications Exchange, a community of practice...

Dec 17, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Social Media Toolkit
  • Tools & Resources

Social Media Toolkit: A Primer for Local Health Department PIOs and Communications Professionals

Local health departments should use social media to provide stakeholders with access to credible, science-based health...

Dec 16, 2020 | Sristy Acharya

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  • Book Club
  • Health Equity & Social Justice

NACCHO Book Club: Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present

This book is one of the best historical compilations of the abuses of Black Americans done in the name of science and...

Dec 08, 2020 | Emily Yox

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

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

CAEAR
  • Access to Care
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Infectious Disease
  • Opportunity

Join NACCHO and CAEAR Coalition’s New Ryan White Part A Community of Practice

Join NACCHO and CAEAR Coalition’s New Ryan White Part A Community of Practice

Nov 20, 2020 | Andrea Grenadier

Webinar
  • Webinar
  • Policy

NACCHO Post-Election Round-Up Webinar

Please join the NACCHO government affairs team for the Post-Election Round-Up: What the 2020 Election Means for Public...

Nov 10, 2020 | Beth Hess

Public Health Workers
  • Press Release

NACCHO Releases Interactive Dashboard of Local Health Department Infrastructure and Practice

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

Nov 09, 2020 | Andrea Grenadier

Partner Articles

  • 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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  • Climate Change
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Policy

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners in Calling on the...

NACCHO joins leading public health organizations in signing a declaration...

Jan 27, 2021 | Anu Varma

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners in Calling on the...

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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...

Water Fountain
  • 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...

Covid
  • 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...

Wildfire
  • 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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