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New Field Guide for Emergency Preparedness

A new cross-sector field guide on disaster and emergency preparedness is now available.

Nov 29, 2022 | Jessica Pryor

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  • COVID-19
  • Emergency Response
  • Success Story
  • Community Health

Bringing in the Cavalry for Covid-19

The Virginia Department of Health developed COVID-19 Regional Surge Teams to augment capacity to the local health...

Oct 19, 2022 | Malik Outram, Southwest Regional Containment Advisor for Virginia Department of Health

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response
  • Research & Reports

The Evolution of Public Health Emergency Preparedness

Events of today present an opportunity to examine how the preparedness community can learn from past response efforts...

Oct 18, 2022 | Emily Boyle

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  • Community Engagement
  • Community Resilience
  • Emergency Response
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Preparedness Month Profile: An Interview with Sue Kauppi, Western Upper Peninsula Health Department

To celebrate Preparedness Month, NACCHO is highlighting Western Upper Peninsula Health Department's collaborations...

Sep 27, 2022 | Elana Filipos, Gideon Amaniel

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  • Community Engagement
  • Emergency Response
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Preparedness Month Profile: An Interview with Allison Wilson, Jefferson County Public Health

To celebrate Preparedness Month, NACCHO is highlighting Jefferson County Public Health's collaborations between...

Sep 27, 2022 | Elana Filipos, Gideon Amaniel

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  • Emergency Response

Marking the 20th Anniversary of the Public Health Emergency Preparedness Program

2022 marks the 20th anniversary of the Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) program.

Sep 27, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • Community Resilience
  • Emergency Response
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Now Accepting Abstracts: 2023 Preparedness Summit

Submit an abstract by October 24.

Sep 22, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Community Resilience
  • Emergency Response

Request for Applications: Addressing Needs of People with Disabilities in COVID-19 Local Preparedness Planning, Mitigation and Recovery Efforts – Part 2

This NACCHO funding opportunity addresses the needs of people with disabilities in emergency preparedness, including...

Sep 20, 2022 | Sara Lyons

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  • Emergency Response
  • Infectious Disease
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Opportunity

NACCHO Recruiting Members for Collaborative Workgroup on Maternal-Child Health, Infectious Diseases, and Preparedness

Applications open through October 9.

Sep 09, 2022 | Elana Filipos

Summer 2022 Exchange web
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Engagement
  • Community Resilience

NACCHO Exchange Summer 2022: The Medical Reserve Corps

This issue of NACCHO Exchange looks at the impact of the Medical Reserve Corps as it marks its 20th year of service to...

Sep 06, 2022 | Beth Hess

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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...

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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...

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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