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Every Step of the Way Through the First 1,000 Days: The Launch of the Continuity of Care in Breastfeeding Support Blueprint

August is National Breastfeeding Month! This year’s theme, “Every Step of the Way,” focuses on the importance of...

Aug 02, 2021 | Harumi Reis-Reilly, Erika Ennis

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

MCAH + COVID-19 Monthly Round Up

NACCHO’s Maternal Child and Adolescent Health team has rounded up noteworthy articles and release of new guidance...

Mar 15, 2021 | Hitomi Abe

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  • Press Release
  • Social Determinants of Health

Public Health Groups Invest in National Evaluation of Social Determinants of Health

NACCHO and ASTHO have selected 42 community multi-sector partnerships/coalitions across the country to receive over $2...

Feb 11, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • COVID-19
  • Health & Disability
  • Healthy Living & Prevention

Inclusive Physical Activity During the Pandemic: Role of Local Health Departments

Less than 15% of adults with disabilities meet the recommended 150 minutes each week of physical activity. With...

Jan 21, 2021 | Guest Author

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  • Breastfeeding
  • Community Engagement
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

August is National Breastfeeding Month

August is National Breastfeeding Month and this week is World Breastfeeding Week! This year's theme highlights the...

Aug 03, 2020 | Harumi Reis-Reilly

  • National Environmental Public Health Tracking

Linking Exposures and Health Effects to Environmental Hazards through Technical Assistance

This year, NACCHO piloted a technical assistance program focused on Environmental Public Health Tracking.

Jul 10, 2020 | Tiara Smith

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Water Quality

EPA’s EnviroAtlas Helps Communities and Citizens Make the Eco-Health Connection

The environment contributes to human health and well-being through benefits including clean water, clean air, and...

Apr 16, 2020 | Guest Author

  • Press Release

NACCHO Statement on the President’s FY 2021 Budget

Billions Cut from CDC During a Public Health Emergency Endangers the Public’s Health

Feb 11, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

  • Cardiovascular Health
  • Chronic Disease
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

How to Combat Childhood Obesity: A Detailed Guide for Parents, Children and Health Practitioners

In the early 1970s, approximately 6.1 percent of children ages 12-19 in the United States were obese, according to the...

Nov 14, 2019 | Guest Author

  • Tools & Resources
  • Immunization
  • Infectious Disease
  • Influenza

Updated Resources: MyShot Campaign for People 50 and Older

Launched last year, the American Lung Association's MyShot Campaign highlights the dangers of influenza for people 50...

Nov 06, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

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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...

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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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