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  • COVID-19
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CDC’s Vaccine Confidence Bootcamp to Develop Strategies for Increasing COVID-19 Vaccine Demand

To help support local health departments (LHDs), NACCHO partnered with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

Nov 23, 2021 | Tori Decea

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

Children and COVID-19 Vaccination Toolkit

The Public Health Communications Collaborative has developed a messaging and communications toolkit in accordance with...

Nov 19, 2021 | Beth Hess

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Join NACCHO’s New Congenital Syphilis (CS) Community of Practice (CoP)

NACCHO is launching the Congenital Syphilis Community of Practice (CoP), to engage health department staff in...

Nov 17, 2021 | Rebekah Horowitz

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  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Rural Health
  • All of Us

We Need More Data on Health in Rural America

On this Rural Health Day 2021, we need to ensure that health equity and quality healthcare are available year-round and...

Nov 17, 2021 | Angela Lutz, NRHA, Sarah Chughtai, NACCHO

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

Highlighting Key Data to Support COVID-19 Pediatric Vaccinations

On Tuesday, November 2, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization...

Nov 04, 2021 | Adelaide Appiah

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  • Infectious Disease

One Health Day 2021: Connecting Human, Animal, and Environmental Health

One Health is a collaborative, multisectoral, and trans-disciplinary approach — working at the local, regional,...

Nov 03, 2021 | Kimberly Nalley

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  • Press Release

The National Association of County and City Health Officials Announces Health Department Grantees to Support Pregnant People, Birth Parents, and Their Infants

2021 Building Community Resilience through Collaboration Project will award four communities up to $20,000

Oct 28, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

Story from the Field: Shuman Juvenile Detention Center Emergency Operations Plan Update

Addressing the vulnerability of juvenile justice facilities during public health emergencies in Allegheny County,...

Oct 27, 2021 | Alix Ware

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Request for Applications for COVID-19 Prevention and Mitigation Strategies, Monitoring and Evaluation Consultant

NACCHO is seeking a consultant to provide training and technical assistance to 23 program sites via one-on-one and...

Oct 22, 2021 | Jas Florentino

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

Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccination Operational Planning Guide

With Pfizer-BioNTech’s submission for Emergency Use Authorization for their COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 5-11,...

Oct 22, 2021 | Amy Frandsen

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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...

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  • 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...

  • 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...

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