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Labor-HHS Appropriations Bill Makes Its Way Through House

Last week, House appropriators made significant progress on the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and...

Jul 23, 2021 | Jackie Weinrich

  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources

Spanish-Language Materials: Coping with Stress and Compassion Fatigue

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Disaster Technical Assistance Center (DTAC) has...

Jul 06, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • Podcast

Podcast from Washington: CDC HIV Programs, Local to Global

Ian Goldstein talks with Jonathan Hanft, Ryan White Program Coordinator for Hennepin County Public Health, MN, as well...

Jun 11, 2021 | Ian Goldstein

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Senate Committee Holds Hearing on Substance Abuse and Mental Health

On April 28, the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, presided over by Chair Patty Murray (D-WA),...

Apr 28, 2021 | Cameron Etessami

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  • Press Release

NACCHO Awards Funding to Support Comprehensive Community Approaches Addressing Childhood Trauma to Prevent Substance Misuse

With support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Association of County and City...

Mar 09, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

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

CDC's Harm Reduction Technical Assistance Program: Webinar March 9

Please join CDC, NASTAD, the University of Washington, the National Harm Reduction Coalition, and NACCHO for a webinar...

Mar 03, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

SAMHSA Releases HIV Prevention Tool for People Living with SUD or Mental Illness

The HHS Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) released Prevention and Treatment of HIV...

Feb 18, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • Global Health
  • Mental Health

More Americans Need Mental Healthcare. Where Can We Turn?

COVID-19 has had a profound impact on our society beyond the physical toll on those infected with the virus. It has...

Feb 17, 2021 | Emily Yox

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Fact Sheet: Centering Sex Workers in Harm Reduction Programming

This fact sheet from NASTAD and Reframe Health and Justice outlines five core competencies for service providers that...

Feb 04, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

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  • Press Release
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

NACCHO Awards New Overdose Response Project Funding

NACCHO Awards New Overdose Response Project Funding; Public Health Projects in Georgia, Missouri, New York, North and...

Jan 27, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • 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...

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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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  • 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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