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  • Tools & Resources
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Health in All Policies
  • Performance Improvement

New Resource: Advancing Health Equity: A Guide to Language, Narrative and Concepts

This new guide for physicians and healthcare workers provides a valuable foundational toolkit for health equity.

Nov 01, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Health in All Policies

Request for Applications: Evaluating Health in All Policies

NACCHO is pleased to offer a funding opportunity for LHDs to evaluate a Health in All Policies (HiAP) initiative as...

Oct 29, 2021 | Alix Ware

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  • Hazards & Health Effects
  • Health in All Policies
  • Research & Reports

New Factsheet Reveals Key Findings About Lead Poisoning Prevention Services Offered by Local Health Departments

NACCHO released a factsheet highlighting key findings regarding lead poisoning prevention services offered by local...

Oct 28, 2021 | Anu Varma

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  • 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

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Health in All Policies
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Success Story

Lead Hazard Control: HiAP + Lead Collaborative Grantees Work Toward Enhanced Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention

In 2021, NACCHO and NCHH worked with teams in Boston, Cleveland, and Milwaukee and developed Stories from the Field...

May 28, 2021 | Angana Roy

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Extreme Weather

NACCHO Releases New COVID-19 Resource Library for Environmental Health Professionals

NACCHO has compiled evergreen resources from their federal, state, and local partners, as well as from non-governmental...

Apr 28, 2021 | Emily D'Angelo

  • Tools & Resources
  • Health in All Policies

New Health in All Policies Evaluation Guidance Can Help Local Health Departments Looking to Conduct HiAP Assessments

NACCHO and partners developed a HiAP Evaluation Guidance Tool for local health departments.

Jan 22, 2021 | Anu Varma

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  • Health in All Policies
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Recommendations
  • Research & Reports

Healthy People 2020: An End-of-Decade Snapshot

This new assessment provides an overview of the progress the nation made in meeting the Healthy People 2020 objectives’...

Dec 07, 2020 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Health in All Policies

COVID-19 & Environmental Health Resources: Holiday Season Guidelines and More

As part of the National Association of County and City Health Officials’ (NACCHO’s) work to support and serve 3,000...

Oct 15, 2020 | Anu Varma

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  • Press Release
  • Tools & Resources
  • Art & Creativity
  • Health in All Policies

New Resource for Local Health Departments Features Interventions Across Health, Arts, Parks, and Equity

NACCHO announces the launch of The Toolkit for Health, Arts, Parks, and Equity (HAP-E) in partnership with the Trust...

Jul 28, 2020 | Andrea Grenadier

Partner Articles

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

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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  • 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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