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Your cancer road map
  • Access to Care
  • Book Club
  • Healthy Living & Prevention

NACCHO Book Club: Your Cancer Roadmap—Navigating Life with Resilience

Each month, NACCHO will bring you a new public health book, read and reviewed by NACCHO staff. We hope to provide a...

Aug 30, 2021 | Julia Mandeville

Broke in america
  • Book Club
  • Health in All Policies
  • Social Determinants of Health

NACCHO Book Club: Broke in America: Seeing, Understanding, and Ending US Poverty

“Broke in America: Seeing, Understanding and Ending US Poverty”, critically examines public policies and how they have...

Jun 24, 2021 | Julia Mandeville

Book club
  • Book Club
  • Health Equity & Social Justice

NACCHO Book Club: Moloka’i & Daughter of Moloka’i

Each month, NACCHO will bring you a new public health book, read and reviewed by NACCHO staff. We hope to provide a...

Apr 12, 2021 | Emily Yox

Poisoners handbook
  • Book Club

NACCHO Book Club- The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York

"The Poisoner’s Handbook," by Deborah Blum tells the captivating tale of the evolution of the New York City medical...

Feb 08, 2021 | Christina Baum

Medical apartheid
  • Book Club
  • Health Equity & Social Justice

NACCHO Book Club: Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present

This book is one of the best historical compilations of the abuses of Black Americans done in the name of science and...

Dec 08, 2020 | Emily Yox

The warmth of other suns
  • Book Club

NACCHO Book Club: The Warmth of Other Suns

The Warmth of Other Suns shares incredible stories of Black Americans who left the south during the Great Migration and...

Oct 14, 2020 | Emily Yox

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  • Book Club

NACCHO Book Club: The Butchering Art-Joseph Lister’s Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine

The book is both gripping and gory at times, but covers personal life and loss, as well as a fascinating historical...

Sep 10, 2020 | Emily Yox

So you want to talk about race
  • Book Club
  • Health Equity & Social Justice

NACCHO Book Club: So You Want to Talk About Race

As we continue to self-evaluate our personal and professional relationship with race as public health practitioners, So...

Aug 19, 2020 | Emily Yox

The new jim crow
  • Book Club
  • Health Equity & Social Justice

NACCHO Book Club — The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

The New Jim Crow does an impeccable job at highlighting the systematic racism in the criminal justice system.

Jul 19, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

  • Book Club
  • Health Equity & Social Justice

NACCHO Book Club — The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks takes readers through the life and later influences of African American woman and...

Jun 14, 2020 | Kamya Raja

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

MAPP Evolution Exec Summary Report Cover V1
  • 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...

2021 September EPA ORD Blog image
  • 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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