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  • Podcast

NACCHO Podcast: The Impact of the MIP Initiative on MIP Members

Ian Goldstein spoke with African American Infant and Maternal Mortality Initiative (AAIMM) Outreach and Engagement...

May 20, 2022 | Ian Goldstein

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  • Press Release

Gun Violence and Racism Create an Intertwined Public Health Crisis Requiring Immediate Action

This past week, multiple racially motivated violent attacks took place across the country. These hate crimes include a...

May 18, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

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NACCHO Joins Coalition in Publicly Supporting FDA Proposal to Prohibit Menthol Cigarettes and Flavored Cigars

Last week, NACCHO joined a coalition led by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids in publishing a print ad in support of...

May 10, 2022 | Kerry Allen

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Podcast from Washington: Forces of Change Report

Ian Goldstein speaks with NACCHO Director of Research Tim McCall to hear more about the new 2020 Forces of Change...

May 09, 2022 | Ian Goldstein

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Data: Elemental to Health Holds Briefings on Data Modernization Featuring Local Health Leaders

In April, Data: Elemental to Health – a coalition of public health groups including NACCHO, Big Cities Health Coalition...

May 05, 2022 | Ian Goldstein, Rachel Miller

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House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee Holds Hearing on the Fiscal Year 2023 HHS Budget

On April 27, the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee held a hearing to discuss the Fiscal Year 2023...

May 05, 2022 | Rachel Miller, Kerry Allen

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National Association of County and City Health Officials Announces Health Equity Overdose Prevention and Response Mentorship Program Participants

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

Apr 22, 2022 | Jasmine Akuffo

  • Health & Disability

Organizational Support to Amplify the Voices of People With Disabilities

Local health departments can model true allyship by using their platforms to raise awareness, combat misconceptions,...

Apr 21, 2022 | Guest Author

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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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NACCHO Member Karen Ayala Testifies Before House Science Subcommittee on Next Phase of the COVID-19 Pandemic

the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight held the hearing,...

Apr 11, 2022 | Rachel Miller

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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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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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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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  • 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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  • 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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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

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  • 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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