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Webinar: Tools to Address Multi-drug Resistant Organisms (MDROs) and Outbreaks

In this webinar, attendees will have the opportunity to learn about the Council for Outbreak Response:...

Jan 24, 2023 | Irene Halferty

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  • Community Health
  • Infectious Disease
  • Opportunity

NACCHO Disease Outbreaks and Analytics Project Call for Participation

NACCHO is currently recruiting members for a community of practice focused on infectious disease outbreak and response....

Jan 23, 2023 | NacchoVoice

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease

NASEM Releases Report on Wastewater-Based Disease Surveillance

New report reviews the current utility of community-level wastewater surveillance during the COVID-19 pandemic and its...

Jan 19, 2023 | Rebecca Rainey

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Community Health
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections

Scholarship Opportunity for Local Health Department Staff to Become Certified in Infection Control

Apply today! NACCHO is offering a scholarship opportunity for local health department staff obtaining certification in...

Jan 09, 2023 | Jaclyn Abramson

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Health
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Infectious Disease

An Unexpected Outbreak, Part 2

This is the second of a two-part blog series presenting two fictional, but possible, case studies for you to consider....

Dec 19, 2022 | Irene Halferty

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Health
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Infectious Disease

An Unexpected Outbreak, Part 1

This is the first of a two-part blog series on infection prevention and control in which we will present two fictional,...

Dec 19, 2022 | Irene Halferty

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  • COVID-19
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Addressing MPOX By Utilizing COVID-19 Funds

New data shows that the current MPOX outbreak is disproportionately affecting people living with HIV and those...

Dec 06, 2022 | Nicholas Holmes

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Community Health
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections

HAI/AR Rural, Frontier, and Small LHDs Exploratory Survey and In-Depth Interview Analysis & Resources

HAIs and AMR are a threat to patients, and subsequently, public health safety. Rural, Frontier, and Small LHDs face...

Dec 01, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Community Health
  • Epidemiology

What is NHSN and How Can LHDs Better Utilize This System: A Q&A with CDC

CDC’s National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) is the nation’s tracking and response system used to identify emerging...

Nov 21, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Immunization
  • Infectious Disease

Staying Up to date on CDC’s MPOX Technical Reports

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention published the first Technical Report: Multi-National Monkeypox Outbreak,...

Nov 17, 2022 | Nicholas Holmes

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

NACCHO Recognizes Second Anniversary of First COVID-19...

NACCHO and leading partners recognize December 14, 2022 as the two-year...

Dec 15, 2022 | Nicholas Holmes

NACCHO Recognizes Second Anniversary of First COVID-19...

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  • 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...

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  • 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
  • Community Health
  • ID Featured

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

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

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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