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  • Podcast

Podcast from Washington: The FRED Overdose Simulator Tool

The Framework for Reconstructing Epidemiologic Dynamics (FRED) simulator for opioid use disorder and overdose.

May 05, 2021 | Ian Goldstein

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  • COVID-19

House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on the Long-Term Effects of COVID-19

On April 28, the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, presided over by Chair Anna Eshoo (D-CA), held a...

Apr 29, 2021 | Cameron Etessami

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  • Press Release

NACCHO Applauds FDA’s Move to Prohibit Menthol Flavor

“NACCHO applauds today’s decision by the FDA to take action to prohibit menthol flavor in cigarettes and all flavors in...

Apr 29, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Trans & Gender-Affirming Care in I/T/U Facilities Strategic Vision and Action Plan

The Trans & Gender-Affirming Care in I/T/U Facilities Strategic Vision and Action Plan, developed by the Northwest...

Apr 29, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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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 Statement in Response to the George Floyd Murder Trial Verdict

The verdict in the George Floyd murder trial is one step forward in holding police accountable for violent actions...

Apr 21, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Workforce Development

Senate HELP Committee Holds Hearing on Modernizing the Workforce

On April 20, the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, chaired by Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA), held...

Apr 21, 2021 | Cameron Etessami

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  • Podcast

Podcast from Washington: Maternal and Child Health During a Pandemic

Ian Goldstein speaks with Susan Pinnock, nursing supervisor for the maternal, child, and family program at the...

Apr 16, 2021 | Ian Goldstein

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  • COVID-19

Appropriations LHHS Subcommittee Holds Hearing with HHS Secretary

On April 15, the House Appropriations Subcommittee on the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education...

Apr 15, 2021 | Cameron Etessami

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  • COVID-19

House Subcommittee Holds COVID Hearing with Federal Health Officials

On April 15, the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis held the hearing, “Reaching The Light At The End...

Apr 15, 2021 | Cameron Etessami

Partner Articles

  • 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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  • Tools & Resources
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Parks

Greener Parks for Health

National Recreation and Park Association releases new Greener Parks for Health...

Jul 13, 2020

Greener Parks for Health

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