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CDC U.S. TB Elimination Champions Call for Nominations

Nominations for the U.S. CDC U.S. TB Elimination Champions are now open! CDC is seeking nominations that reflect the...

Feb 01, 2023 | NacchoVoice, Irene Halferty

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Congress Passes Fiscal Year 2023 Omnibus Appropriations Bill

This week, both the Senate and House of Representatives passed, and President Biden is expected to soon sign, the...

Dec 22, 2022 | Kerry Allen

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  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Infectious Disease

The Spooky Origin Tales of Monsters Uncovered by the History of Infectious Diseases and How We Stop Them

Have you ever wondered where the creepy creatures with Halloween originated? Believe it or not, local health...

Oct 18, 2022 | Kimberly Nalley, Jaclyn Abramson, Graham Briggs, Erin Laird

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Engagement
  • Health Equity & Social Justice

NACCHO Exchange Spring 2022: Impacts of COVID-19

This issue of NACCHO Exchange looks at the impact of COVID-19 on local programs and services.

Jul 14, 2022 | Beth Hess

2022 SPECIAL REPORT COVID 19 U S Impact on Antimicrobial Resistance
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Infectious Disease

New CDC Resource | COVID-19: U.S. Impact on Antimicrobial Resistance, Special Report 2022

CDC's new report, COVID-19: U.S. Impact on Antimicrobial Resistance, Special Report 2022 concludes that the threat of...

Jul 12, 2022 | Kimberly Nalley

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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 Recognizes World TB Day

Ian Goldstein speaks with Deputy Public Health Director and Director of Community Health Services for Genesee and...

Mar 25, 2022 | Ian Goldstein

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Podcast from Washington: NACCHO Recognizes World TB Day

Ian speaks with Brenden Bedard, Deputy Public Health Director and Director of Community Health Services for Genesee and...

Mar 24, 2022 | Ian Goldstein

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Infectious Disease
  • Tuberculosis

Register Today for the 58th Annual Denver TB Online Course

The 58th Annual Denver TB Course (Online Series) provides a broad overview of active and latent TB including its...

Mar 23, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

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  • Infection Prevention and Control Champions

Member Spotlight: Fairfax County HAI Team Recognized as NACCHO Infection Prevention and Control Champion

NACCHO recognizes the Fairfax County Health Department’s (FCHD’s) Acute Communicable and Emerging Diseases (ACED)...

Feb 04, 2022 | Kimberly Nalley

Partner Articles

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

NACCHO Recognizes Second Anniversary of First COVID-19...

NACCHO and leading partners recognize December 14, 2022 as the two-year...

Dec 15, 2022 | Nicholas Holmes

NACCHO Recognizes Second Anniversary of First COVID-19...

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  • Webinar
  • Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning
  • Community Engagement

Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships...

NACCHO is pleased to launch the three revised assessments of Mobilizing for...

Nov 22, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships...

MAPP Roadmap
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  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)
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RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

NACCHO is seeking a qualified consultant to provide graphic design for the new...

Nov 07, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Training

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

We are partnering with Climate for Health and ecoAmerica to offer an...

Jul 11, 2022 | Anu Varma

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Health
  • ID Featured

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

This video series was developed from interviews with BLOC COVID funded sites to...

Jul 06, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson, Candice Young

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

Partnering for Pediatric Vaccinations

Florida Department of Health in Manatee County has been leading the way in...

Jun 17, 2022 | Amiris Roberson

Partnering for Pediatric Vaccinations

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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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  • Webinar
  • Community Health
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Infectious Disease

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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  • Press Release

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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  • 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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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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