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  • COVID-19

House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on the Long-Term Effects of COVID-19

On April 28, the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, presided over by Chair Anna Eshoo (D-CA), held a...

Apr 29, 2021 | Cameron Etessami

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar

Environmental Health & COVID-19 Resource Roundup (April 28): New Resources and Upcoming Webinars

NACCHO has been releasing bi-weekly blogs consisting of an up-to-date collection of novel coronavirus disease...

Apr 28, 2021 | Anu Varma

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Frequently Asked Questions: SSP M&E Software

This page includes in the content of Appendix A in the RFA "Building Capacity for Harm Reduction Monitoring &...

Apr 26, 2021 | Kat Kelley

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  • Press Release

NACCHO Statement in Response to the George Floyd Murder Trial Verdict

The verdict in the George Floyd murder trial is one step forward in holding police accountable for violent actions...

Apr 21, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

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  • COVID-19

House Subcommittee Holds COVID Hearing with Federal Health Officials

On April 15, the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis held the hearing, “Reaching The Light At The End...

Apr 15, 2021 | Cameron Etessami

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  • Access to Care
  • Health Equity & Social Justice

Black Maternal Health Week: Building Awareness

In the United States, Black women are 3-5 times more likely to die in childbirth than white women.

Apr 15, 2021 | Adelaide Appiah

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Research & Reports

Implementing Express STI Services: New Report and Clinic Guide from NACCHO's STI Express Initiative

New report and implementation guide from STI Express initiative.

Apr 12, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

Funding Opportunity: Building Capacity for Harm Reduction Monitoring & Evaluation

NACCHO is pleased to announce a funding opportunity to promote monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of syringe services...

Apr 12, 2021 | Kat Kelley

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  • COVID-19
  • Community Engagement
  • Immunization
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Getting Children Caught Up on Recommended Vaccines

Both in-person learning and routine well-child visits have been disrupted over the past year due to COVID-19 and many...

Mar 25, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

MCAH + COVID-19 Monthly Round Up

NACCHO’s Maternal Child and Adolescent Health team has rounded up noteworthy articles and release of new guidance...

Mar 15, 2021 | Hitomi Abe

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...

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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...

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...

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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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