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  • Medical Reserve Corps

Celebrating MRC Volunteers

In celebration of National Volunteer Week, we are highlighting just a few of the more than 300,000 volunteers who have...

Apr 21, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • Tools & Resources
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Recap: 2022 Preparedness Summit

A record number of attendees—more than 2,200—gathered in Atlanta and virtually April 4–7 for the 2022 Preparedness...

Apr 18, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19

Celebrating the One-Year Anniversary of the First COVID-19 Vaccination

On December 14, 2021, NACCHO and partners celebrated the one-year anniversary of the first COVID-19 vaccine being...

Dec 16, 2021 | Katherine Waters

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Local Health Departments Celebrate the One-Year Anniversary of COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution and Administration

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Dec 15, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • Press Release

This Thanksgiving, We Are Thankful for the Country’s Local Health Departments!

On National Public Health Thank You Day, November 22, 2021, we saluted all public health workers in communities across...

Nov 24, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

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Thank You NACCHO Members, Volunteers, and the Entire Public Health Workforce

NACCHO thanks all its members and the entire public health workforce for their commitment to promote health, prevent...

Nov 22, 2021 | nacchovoice

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  • Tools & Resources

Public Health Thank You Day Social Media Toolkit

In recognition of Public Health Thank-You Day, NACCHO has developed a social media toolkit for local health...

Nov 17, 2021 | Taylarr Lopez

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  • COVID-19
  • NACCHO 360

NACCHO President Reads Poem That Perfectly Summarizes Her Experiences During COVID-19

NACCHO Immediate Past-President Jennifer Kertanis shared an inspiring poem that captured many officials' experiences of...

Jun 30, 2021 | Angie McPherson

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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

Partner Articles

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

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...

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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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