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NACCHO Joins Coalition in Publicly Supporting FDA Proposal to Prohibit Menthol Cigarettes and Flavored Cigars

Last week, NACCHO joined a coalition led by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids in publishing a print ad in support of...

May 10, 2022 | Kerry Allen

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Chronic Disease
  • Tobacco-Use Prevention

FDA Proposes Rule Prohibiting Menthol from Cigarettes and Flavors from Cigars

This post explains the FDA proposed rule to prohibit menthol from cigarettes and other flavors from cigars and how...

May 02, 2022 | Daniel Hamilton

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  • Press Release

Public Health Groups Announce Grantees for National Evaluation of Social Determinants of Health Initiative

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and the Association of State and Territorial...

Apr 07, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

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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

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  • Podcast

Podcast from Washington: Healthy People 2030

Ian Goldstein speaks with Dr. Mary Pittman, President and CEO of the Public Health Institute.

Mar 18, 2022 | Ian Goldstein

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Opportunity
  • Performance Improvement
  • Social Determinants of Health

Request for Application: Social Determinants of Health - Getting Further Faster Year 2: Training and Technical Assistance Coordination Center

The purpose of this funding opportunity is to identify one provider to design, establish, manage, and assess the...

Jan 24, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

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Labor-HHS Appropriations Bill Makes Its Way Through House

Last week, House appropriators made significant progress on the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and...

Jul 23, 2021 | Jackie Weinrich

US Washington Capitol

Senate Appropriations Subcommittee Talks Budget Priorities with Acting FDA Commissioner

On Thursday, June 10, the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and the Food and Drug...

Jun 11, 2021 | Silvio Renna

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  • Podcast

Podcast from Washington: The FRED Overdose Simulator Tool

The Framework for Reconstructing Epidemiologic Dynamics (FRED) simulator for opioid use disorder and overdose.

May 05, 2021 | Ian Goldstein

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NACCHO Applauds FDA’s Move to Prohibit Menthol Flavor

“NACCHO applauds today’s decision by the FDA to take action to prohibit menthol flavor in cigarettes and all flavors in...

Apr 29, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

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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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  • 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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