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  • Tools & Resources
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease

What is NHSN and How Can LHDs Better Utilize This System: A Q&A with CDC

CDC’s National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) is the nation’s tracking and response system used to identify emerging...

Nov 21, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Infectious Disease

Request for Applications: Local Health Department Healthcare-Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance (HAI/AR) Project

Applications due December 12. NACCHO is giving funds to local health departments to enhance local capacity to prevent...

Nov 08, 2022 | Candice Young

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  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Infectious Disease
  • Opportunity
  • Technical Assistance

New Cohort Opportunity for Technical Assistance: Infection Prevention and Control Assessment Training (IPC-AT) - Supporting Local Health Departments in Conducting TeleICARs at Long-term Care Facilities with APIC Consulting Services Applications Open

Apply today! NACCHO is excited to announce an opportunity for a new cohort to partner with APIC Consulting Services to...

Oct 24, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

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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  • Infection Prevention and Control Champions

Member Spotlight: Mobile County Health Department Infection Prevention Team Recognized as NACCHO Infection Prevention and Control Champion

NACCHO recognizes the Mobile County Health Department of Alabama as its latest Infection Prevention and Control (IPC)...

Oct 14, 2022 | Trent Johnson

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  • Webinar
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • ID Featured

Webinar: Implementation of a Universal Decolonization Strategy through the SHIELD OC Program to Combat MDROs

The Shared Healthcare Intervention to Eliminate Life-Threatening Dissemination of multidrug-resistant organisms (MDROs)...

Oct 13, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Epidemiology
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

2023-2024 LEAP Fellowship Opportunity

The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology Association (SHEA), and the...

Sep 23, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

September is Sepsis Awareness Month: Learn How You Can Get Ahead of Sepsis

September is Sepsis Awareness Month and CDC encourages its partners, patients, and healthcare professionals to share...

Sep 07, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

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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 highlight the LHD’s lessons learned,...

Jul 06, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson, Candice Young

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  • Infection Prevention and Control Champions

Member Spotlight: Prince George’s County Health Department, Fostering Local Infection Prevention Control & Capacity (FLIP-CC) Project Team Recognized as NACCHO Infection Prevention and Control Champion

NACCHO recognizes Prince George’s County Health Department, Fostering Local Infection Prevention Control & Capacity...

May 09, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

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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