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

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
  • Global Health
  • Immunization

World Immunization Week Provides an Opportunity to Think Globally and Act Locally

As we celebrate World Immunization Week, taking place April 24-30st, 2022, we would like to reflect on the ways that...

Apr 25, 2022 | Robin Mowson

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President Biden Releases Fiscal Year 2023 Budget Proposal

This week, President Biden released his fiscal year (FY) 2023 budget request. Although the president’s budget is not a...

Apr 01, 2022 | Ian Goldstein

US Washington Capitol

Congress Passes, President Signs Fiscal Year 2022 Omnibus Appropriations

NACCHO's full summary of the FY2022 Labor, Health & Human Services (LHHS), and Education omnibus

Mar 18, 2022 | Rachel Miller, Ian Goldstein

Youthvaccine
  • COVID-19
  • Press Release
  • Immunization

Public Health Partners Assert Importance of COVID-19 Vaccines in Pandemic Fight

NACCHO issues joint statement to affirm that children 5 years of age and older should be vaccinated against COVID-19.

Mar 15, 2022 | NacchoVoice

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  • Immunization
  • Influenza

Collaboration to Address Influenza Vaccination Among Older Adults

On June 28, 2021, NACCHO hosted a virtual roundtable to discuss key issues around flu vaccination for older adults....

Oct 04, 2021 | Amy Frandsen

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  • Immunization

House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Vaccine Legislation

On Tuesday, June 15, The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health—chaired by Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-CA)—held a...

Jun 17, 2021 | Cameron Etessami

  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar

June 9 Resource Roundup: See What's New to NACCHO's Environmental Health & COVID-19 Resource Library!

Up-to-date collection of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) resources for our members working at the intersection of...

Jun 08, 2021 | Anu Varma

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  • Podcast

Podcast from Washington - Vaccinating the 12 - 15 year old population

Ian Goldstein talks with Dr. Ying Ying Goh, Director and Health Officer of the Pasadena Public Health Department.

Jun 01, 2021 | Ian Goldstein

Matt Zahn IPC Champion
  • Infection Prevention and Control Champions

Member Spotlight: Dr. Matt Zahn recognized as NACCHO Infection Prevention and Control Champion

NACCHO is pleased to announce Matt Zahn, M.D. as the latest Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Champion. Dr. Matt...

Apr 22, 2021 | Kimberly Nalley

Partner Articles

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  • Tools & Resources
  • 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
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)
  • Opportunity

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
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Infectious Disease

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

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...

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...

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