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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

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

World AIDS Day 2022: Putting Ourselves to the Test: Achieving Equity to End HIV

World AIDS Day is recognized annually on December 1 as a day to bring awareness to HIV/AIDS, destigmatize the...

Dec 01, 2022

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Three U.S. Health Departments Awarded in the VIRA Chatbot Competition Health departments will use custom AI chatbots to address COVID-19 misinformation

NACCHO has announced the first three winners of the VIRA X NACCHO competition. These selected health departments will...

Nov 28, 2022 | NacchoVoice

Mental Health
  • Press Release

NACCHO Research: Harassment Targeting Local Public Health Associated With Dire Outcomes on an Already Stretched Workforce

New analysis shows local public health workers who experienced harassment during the COVID-19 pandemic had a higher...

Nov 22, 2022 | NacchoVoice

NHSN Blog
  • Tools & Resources
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease

What is NHSN and How Can LHDs Better Utilize This System: A Q&A with CDC

CDC’s National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) is the nation’s tracking and response system used to identify emerging...

Nov 21, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Performance Improvement
  • Rural Health
  • Workforce Development

Request for Proposal: Communications Consultant for the Building Workforce Capacity of Rural and Frontier Local Health Departments to Respond to COVID-19

With support from CDC's CSTLTS, NACCHO, with consultant partners, has led a COVID-19 Workforce project, which focuses...

Nov 17, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Opportunity
  • Performance Improvement
  • Workforce Development

NACCHO Announces Two New RFPs: Building Capacity via Data Storytelling and Building Capacity with Community Health Workers

NACCHO Announces Two New Funding Opportunities: Building Capacity via Data Storytelling and Building Capacity with...

Nov 16, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

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Saying Thank You to Volunteers

See how the Southwest Virginia Medical Reserve Corps uses painted rocks to express appreciation to its volunteers.

Nov 16, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Health Equity & Social Justice

Request for Proposals to Build LHD Capacity through Data Story Telling

Proposals due December 7.

Nov 15, 2022 | Glenda Young- Marquez

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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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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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