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  • COVID-19
  • Emergency Response
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Rapid Deployment of Northern Virginia MRC Volunteers Supports Evacuees Arriving from Afghanistan

When the call went out last month for Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) volunteers to support American and Afghan evacuees...

Sep 08, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • Emergency Response
  • Extreme Weather
  • Water Quality

NACCHO and CDC Technical Assistance Helps Local Ohio Jurisdiction Prepare for Water Emergencies

To improve water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) emergency preparedness and response efforts at local health...

Jul 30, 2021 | Emily D'Angelo

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  • Webinar
  • Emergency Response

CRC SimPLER: A Practice Workshop

Join this webinar on Monday, August 23, 1:00-2:00 pm ET.

Jul 08, 2021 | Shanlynn Bias

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response
  • Extreme Weather

New, Illustrated Advice on Sheltering-in-Place Available

FEMA has released new pictograms to learn where to go, what to do, and how long you should shelter-in-place for 10...

Jul 06, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • Emergency Response

NACCHO Seeks Member Feedback on ‘Informing the Evolution’ of the Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) Program

NACCHO is recruiting members to provide feedback on PHEP. Specifically, NACCHO is seeking to engage local and tribal...

Jun 23, 2021 | Emily Boyle

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response

Encouraging Pet Preparedness

Since more than half of U.S. households own at least one pet, local health departments can expect that animals will be...

Jun 08, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response

Effective Assessments of Disaster Shelters During COVID-19: CDC Guidance and Resources for Local Health Departments

National Hurricane Preparedness Week (May 9 – 15, 2021).

May 11, 2021 | Guest Author, Emily D'Angelo

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  • Emergency Response

NACCHO and ASTHO Embark on ‘Informing the Evolution’ of the Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) Program

This year, the CDC has tasked the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and Association of...

Mar 10, 2021 | Laura Phonharath

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  • Emergency Response
  • Opportunity

Join NACCHO’s 2021 Administrative Preparedness Focus Group

NACCHO wants to hear from you to understand LHDs experiences putting expedited mechanisms in place to address...

Mar 08, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response

Strategies for Emergency Evacuation and Sheltering during the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Societal Experts Action Network (SEAN) of the National Academies has produced new guidance that explores how...

Feb 23, 2021 | Beth Hess

Partner Articles

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...

  • 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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  • 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...

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  • 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

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