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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

HIV Testing is Self-Care: National HIV Testing Day is June 27

Join health department, federal, and community partners across the U.S. in observing National HIV Testing Day on...

Jun 17, 2022 | Julia Zigman

  • Community Engagement

How Do LHDs work with Retail Health Clinics and Pharmacies?

NACCHO is interested in learning how local health departments may be working with retail health clinics (also known as...

Sep 24, 2021 | Jas Florentino

Coronavirus Masks
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Health & Disability

New Guidance Issued on “Long COVID” and Disability Rights

The new guidance is on the HHS website and on the DOJ website.

Jul 27, 2021

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President Biden's First Full Budget Proposal

A deeper look into President Biden's FY2022 budget request to Congress.

Jun 14, 2021 | Ian Goldstein

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Senate Committee Holds Hearing on Substance Abuse and Mental Health

On April 28, the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, presided over by Chair Patty Murray (D-WA),...

Apr 28, 2021 | Cameron Etessami

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: Gender-Affirming Care is HIV Prevention

Gender-affirming care is crucial for trans and GNC youth to stay HIV negative or, for trans youth living with HIV, to...

Apr 07, 2021 | Julia Zigman

  • COVID-19

Investing in Evidence to Inform How to Rebuild the U.S. Public Health System in the Wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Associate Professor, Erika Martin and Betty Bekemeier (University of Washington School of Nursing) reflect on the gaps...

Apr 07, 2021 | Guest Author

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  • Health Equity & Social Justice

Senate Committee Holds Hearing on Health Equity and Health Disparities

On Thursday, the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions held the hearing, “Examining our COVID-19...

Mar 25, 2021 | Cameron Etessami

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Infographic: Verifying PrEP is Covered as a Preventive Service

The new NASTAD infographic, “Verifying PrEP is Covered as a Preventive Service,” summarizes the steps to verify that a...

Mar 04, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • Podcast

Podcast from Washington: Naloxone Training at the Indiana State Museum

Ian Goldstein sits down with Cathy Ferree, President and CEO of Indiana State Museums, and Dr. Eric Yazel, Health...

Feb 08, 2021 | Ian Goldstein

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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
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Infectious Disease

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

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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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

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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