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  • COVID-19

Appropriations LHHS Subcommittee Holds Hearing with HHS Secretary

On April 15, the House Appropriations Subcommittee on the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education...

Apr 15, 2021 | Cameron Etessami

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  • COVID-19

House Subcommittee Holds COVID Hearing with Federal Health Officials

On April 15, the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis held the hearing, “Reaching The Light At The End...

Apr 15, 2021 | Cameron Etessami

Coronavirus COVID 19
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar

Resource Roundup: New Guidance on Disinfection, Webinar on Children's Environmental Health During COVID-19, and More

See NACCHO's roundup of EH and COVID-19 resources.

Apr 13, 2021 | Anu Varma

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  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
  • Extreme Weather
  • Health Equity & Social Justice

[NACCHO Webinar] Protecting Children’s Environmental Health During COVID-19: Supporting Child Care Programs

New COVID-19-related webinar from NACCHO to learn more about environmental health in early childcare settings during...

Apr 09, 2021 | Anu Varma

Coronavirus COVID 19
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Immunization

New CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Provider Trainings

HRSA and CDC have developed a fact sheet, New CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Provider Trainings.

Apr 02, 2021 | Beth Hess

Webinar
  • COVID-19
  • Webinar

Webinar: Federal Response to COVID-19 with FEMA, HHS, and CDC

Join this webinar on Tuesday, April 6, 3:00-4:00 pm ET.

Apr 01, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Engagement

Tip Sheets for Community Health Workers

The Community Engagement Alliance out of the National Institute of Health has developed a number of tip sheets in both...

Apr 01, 2021 | Julia Zigman

HIV COVID
  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

HIV Included in CDC Vaccine Prioritization for COVID-19

HIV is now included among CDC’s list of medical conditions that can increase the risk of severe illness from COVID-19.

Apr 01, 2021 | Julia Zigman

Emergency Broadband Benefit
  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Coming Soon: Emergency Broadband Benefit Program for RWHAP Clients

The FCC announced an upcoming opportunity to help Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program clients obtain the internet access they...

Apr 01, 2021 | Julia Zigman

MMWR
  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Symptoms of Anxiety or Depressive Disorder and Use of Mental Health Care Among Adults During the COVID-19 Pandemic

This MMWR report from CDC shows increases in mental ill health among adults during the COVID-19 pandemic and displays...

Apr 01, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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...

Water Fountain
  • 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...

Wildfire
  • 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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