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First Nationwide Baseline Assessment of Local Vector Programs’ Tick Activities Reveals 1 in 5 Conduct Surveillance

Findings highlight improvements in efforts to prevent mosquito- and tick-borne diseases, but gaps remain

May 18, 2022 | Anu Varma

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National Survey: Local Public Health Capacity Stretched by COVID-19 

More than half of America’s local health departments report their leaders and staff were targets of harassment in...

Apr 28, 2022 | Kellie Hall, MSOD

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Recap: 2022 Preparedness Summit

A record number of attendees—more than 2,200—gathered in Atlanta and virtually April 4–7 for the 2022 Preparedness...

Apr 18, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • Press Release

Public Health Groups Announce Grantees for National Evaluation of Social Determinants of Health Initiative

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and the Association of State and Territorial...

Apr 07, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Press Release

Fairfax County Health Department’s Acute Communicable and Emerging Diseases Program Team Honored as an Infection Prevention and Control Champion

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), representing the country’s nearly 3,000 local...

Mar 29, 2022 | Kimberly Nalley

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  • Podcast

Podcast from Washington: NACCHO's Year Ahead with CEO Lori Tremmel Freeman

Ian Goldstein speaks with NACCHO CEO Lori Tremmel Freeman about NACCHO’s goals for the year and lessons learned in 2021.

Mar 08, 2022 | Ian Goldstein

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  • Press Release

NACCHO's Podcast from Washington Featuring Chief Executive Officer Lori Tremmel Freeman

In this week’s episode of Podcast from Washington, the National Association of County and City Health Officials’...

Feb 04, 2022 | Theresa Spinner

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NACCHO Applauds Reintroduction of Strengthening the Public Health Workforce Act in the Senate

Bipartisan legislation would provide for a public health workforce loan repayment program to support recruitment and...

Jan 14, 2022 | Theresa Spinner

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Local Health Departments Celebrate the One-Year Anniversary of COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution and Administration

Statement by Lori Tremmel Freeman, CEO

Dec 15, 2021 | Beth Hess

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The National Association of County and City Health Officials Announces $5 Million in Grants to Improve Public Health Connection to Refugee, Immigrant, and Migrant Communities

New Collaboration with the University of Minnesota’s National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants...

Dec 01, 2021 | Jas Florentino, Rezwana Uddin

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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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  • Infectious Disease
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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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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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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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  • Food Safety & Inspection
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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
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  • 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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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
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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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