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  • COVID-19
  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease
  • Informatics

Navigating Reporting Requirements for Rapid COVID-19 Antigen Tests

Rapid antigen tests emerged in the summer of 2020 as powerful tool to diagnose and screen for active COVID-19...

Jul 21, 2021 | Zachary Smith

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  • Infection Prevention and Control Champions

Member Spotlight: Dr. Stephanie R. Black recognized as NACCHO Infection Prevention and Control Champion

NACCHO recognizes Stephanie R. Black, MD, MSc as its latest Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Champion. Dr. Black...

Jul 09, 2021 | Zachary Smith

Dawn O’Connell Sworn in as New ASPR

Dawn O’Connell was sworn in June 28 as the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' fourth Assistant Secretary for...

Jun 30, 2021 | Beth Hess

  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar

June 9 Resource Roundup: See What's New to NACCHO's Environmental Health & COVID-19 Resource Library!

Up-to-date collection of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) resources for our members working at the intersection of...

Jun 08, 2021 | Anu Varma

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  • Podcast

Podcast from Washington - Vaccinating the 12 - 15 year old population

Ian Goldstein talks with Dr. Ying Ying Goh, Director and Health Officer of the Pasadena Public Health Department.

Jun 01, 2021 | Ian Goldstein

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

A Pathway to Success on HCV Treatment and Elimination

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) continues to cause high mortality, with the rate of HCV-related deaths among American Indian...

May 28, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Meeting the Needs of People Aging with HIV on the Path to Ending the HIV Epidemic

More than half of people living with HIV in the United States are aged 50 or older, and a growing number of people are...

May 28, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Policy

Policy Brief: Urgent Action Is Needed in 2021 to End HIV in the United States

The O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University has published three new briefs as...

May 28, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • Workforce Development

NACCHO Member Testifies Before Congressional Committee

NACCHO member Dr. Karen Shelton testified before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and...

May 27, 2021 | Cameron Etessami

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  • COVID-19

HHS Secretary Becerra Testifies Before House Subcommittee

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

May 14, 2021 | Cameron Etessami

Partner Articles

  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

New NEHA-FDA Retail Flexible Funding Model Grant Program...

The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) is excited to announce...

Aug 03, 2021 | Guest Author

New NEHA-FDA Retail Flexible Funding Model Grant Program...

  • 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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