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  • Training

Recap: 2021 Preparedness Summit

The 2021 Preparedness Summit, presented virtually April 13 to 15, offered the 1,100 engaging with the conference a...

Apr 16, 2021 | Beth Hess

  • Tools & Resources
  • Hazards & Health Effects
  • Water Quality

Honoring Local Public Health on World Water Day

New resources on aquatic health and water, sanitation, and hygiene preparedness now available.

Mar 22, 2021 | Emily D'Angelo

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  • COVID-19
  • Press Release
  • Immunization
  • Workforce Development

National Association of County and City Health Officials' Comments on House Energy and Commerce Committee Budget Reconciliation Bill

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) sent a letter today to the House Energy and...

Feb 11, 2021 | NACCHO Government Affairs Team

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  • Press Release

NACCHO Statement on the FY21 Omnibus Spending package and Covid-19 Relief Package by Chief Executive Officer Lori Tremmel Freeman

The National Association of County and City Health Officials, on behalf of the nation’s nearly 3,000 local health...

Dec 22, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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  • COVID-19
  • Leadership
  • Letters & Statements
  • Workforce Development

Happy Public Health Thank You Day!

Public health in the United States and globally has been in an unprecedented spotlight in 2020. Now, more than ever,...

Nov 23, 2020

  • Climate Change
  • Vector Control

Climate Change is Accelerating Vector-Borne Diseases

In 1897, British doctor Sir Ronald Ross made the discovery that female mosquitoes transmit malaria between humans. This...

Sep 09, 2020 | Emily D'Angelo

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  • Training

Recap: 2020 Preparedness Summit

On August 25-27, 2020, more than 1,300 attendees—who work in all levels of government (local, state, and federal),...

Aug 28, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic
  • Research & Reports

Report from the Field: COVID-19 Impact on Overdose Response Activities at Local Health Departments

NACCHO released new data documenting the impact of the COVID-19 response on overdose response and prevention activities...

Jul 29, 2020 | Francis Higgins

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  • COVID-19

Letter to Congress Urging Congress to Pass NACCHO Priorities in the Next COVID-19 Relief Package

This letter was sent urging Congress to provide substantial additional investments to the governmental public health...

Jul 23, 2020

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  • Leadership
  • President's Corner

Final Reflections: NACCHO Immediate Past-President George T. Roberts, Jr.

In July 2019, when I began this journey as NACCHO President, I stood in front of over 1,300 NACCHO Annual attendees and...

Jul 19, 2020 | George Roberts

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...

Covid
  • 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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