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  • Awards & Recognition
  • Model Practices

2023 Model Practices - Application Deadline Extended to January 6, 2023

The deadline for NACCHO's 20th Anniversary of the Model Practice Awards Application has been extended to January 6,...

Dec 27, 2022 | Annabel Davis

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  • Awards & Recognition

NACCHO’s Project Public Health Ready Recognizes Three Agencies

NACCHO’s Project Public Health Ready (PPHR) is pleased to recognize three agencies from Florida for their ability to...

Sep 06, 2022 | Beth Hess

  • Awards & Recognition

Nominations for the Inclusion and Diversity for Equitable Advancement in Environmental Health Award

The IDEA EH Award will celebrate organizations whose environmental health leadership exemplifies inclusion, diversity,...

Apr 13, 2022 | Guest Author

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  • COVID-19
  • Awards & Recognition
  • Infection Prevention and Control Champions
  • Infectious Disease

Member Spotlight: Dr. Dawn Terashita recognized as NACCHO Infection Prevention and Control Champion

NACCHO has announced that Dr. Dawn Terashita, MD, MPH, FACPM, Associate Director for the Acute Communicable Disease...

Mar 03, 2021 | Kimberly Nalley

  • Awards & Recognition

NACCHO Awarded the U.S. Food and Drug Administration 2020 Office of Regulatory Affairs Honor Awards

In 2020, NACCHO was among organizations nominated by, and subsequently awarded, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s...

Feb 22, 2021 | Anu Varma

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  • Press Release
  • Awards & Recognition
  • Emergency Response
  • Medical Reserve Corps

NACCHO Announces More Than $1.2 Million in Medical Reserve Corps Operational Readiness Awards

More than $1.2 million in awards will support 137 units to build or strengthen MRC response capabilities.

Feb 03, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

Vaccine
  • Awards & Recognition
  • Immunization
  • Vaccine Hesitancy

NACCHO Selects Local Health Departments to Participate in Project to Address Vaccine Hesitancy

NACCHO has selected three local health departments (LHDs) to participate in the Equipping Local Health Departments to...

Dec 16, 2020 | Amy Frandsen

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  • Awards & Recognition

2021 Innovative Practice Award

The 2021 Innovative Practice Award will focus on practices that were developed in response to COVID-19 and demonstrate...

Nov 02, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

  • Awards & Recognition

NACCHO’s Project Public Health Ready Recognizes 26 Agencies

NACCHO’s Project Public Health Ready (PPHR) is pleased to recognize 26 agencies from eight states for their ability to...

Jul 30, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • Awards & Recognition

NACCHO Announces 2020 Promising Practice Award Winners

This year, 36 local health department programs have been recognized as a Promising Practice, which demonstrate exciting...

Jul 16, 2020 | Andrea Grenadier

Partner Articles

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

NACCHO Recognizes Second Anniversary of First COVID-19...

NACCHO and leading partners recognize December 14, 2022 as the two-year...

Dec 15, 2022 | Nicholas Holmes

NACCHO Recognizes Second Anniversary of First COVID-19...

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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...

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  • 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
  • Community Health
  • ID Featured

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

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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