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  • COVID-19

Senate Committee Holds Hearing with Former NACCHO President

On Tuesday, the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions held a hearing to examine the COVID-19...

Mar 10, 2021 | Cameron Etessami

  • Access to Care
  • Emergency Response
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

NACCHO Year in Review

What a year 2019 was! At times it seemed like a non-stop roller coaster with plenty of hills and valleys for public...

Dec 20, 2019 | Taylarr Lopez

NACCHO Annual 2019: Improving the Nation’s Health through Public and Private Partnerships

By Taylarr Lopez, Communications Specialist, NACCHO On July 9–11, over 1,300 local public health professionals gathered...

Jul 16, 2019 | nacchovoice

Final Reflections: Outgoing NACCHO President Kevin Sumner Reflects on His Term and Hopes for the Future

Interview by Taylarr Lopez, Communications Specialist, NACCHO Let me preface this conversation by mentioning how hard...

Jun 28, 2019 | nacchovoice

Global Climate Change in Your Community: Take Action Now

By Grace McClain, Program Analyst, NACCHO This story originally ran in NACCHO’s Essential Elements blog. Global...

Jan 07, 2019 | nacchovoice

NACCHO Policy and Advocacy Year-End Wrap Up

2018 brought a whirlwind of activity for public health advocates and your NACCHO government affairs staff were in the...

Dec 21, 2018 | nacchovoice

2017–2018 NACCHO President Dr. Umair A. Shah Shares Highlights from His Term and Describes How LHDs Can Combat the “#InvisibilityCrisis”

Interview by Lindsay Tiffany, Lead of Publications, NACCHO On June 30, Umair A. Shah, MD, MPH, Executive Director of...

Aug 02, 2018 | nacchovoice

  • Social Determinants of Health

NACCHO Annual 2018: Unleashing the Power of Local Public Health

By Taylarr Lopez, Communications Specialist, NACCHO On July 10–12, over 1,200 local public health professionals...

Jul 18, 2018 | nacchovoice

2018 Preparedness Summit Second plenary session—“Strengthening Health Security: Visions for a Prepared and Resilient Nation”

The second plenary session convened leaders from the U.S. government to discuss their visions for a more resilient...

Jun 27, 2018 | Michelle

NACCHO Honors 28 Health Agencies at Project Public Health Ready Reception

On April 26, the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) hosted more than one-hundred...

May 30, 2018 | Michelle

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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...

Alzheimers Disease
  • 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...

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...

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