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Webinar Wrap-Up: How the U.S. Digital Service can help Navigate Reporting Requirements for Rapid COVID-19 Antigen Tests

During a webinar on Tuesday, September 28, 2021, the United States Digital Service and Pima County (AZ) discussed two...

Sep 29, 2021 | Erin Laird, Kimberly Nalley, Zachary Smith

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  • COVID-19
  • Epidemiology
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Navigating Reporting Requirements for Rapid COVID-19 Antigen Tests

Rapid antigen tests emerged in the summer of 2020 as powerful tool to diagnose and screen for active COVID-19...

Jul 21, 2021 | Zachary Smith

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  • Informatics
  • Rural Health

Harnessing the Power of Rural to Create a Healthier Future for All of Us

National Rural Health Day offers an opportunity to celebrate the power of rural by highlighting the unique health care...

Nov 17, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Informatics

Resolve to Save Lives Release Report on Tracking COVID-19 in the United States

Resolve to Save Lives joined public health leaders to release the first-ever comprehensive review of the status of...

Jul 23, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • COVID-19
  • Informatics
  • Letters & Statements

Joint Letter to Congress Requesting Additional $450 Million for Data Modernization in Next COVID-19 Package

This letter from NACCHO and other public health partners requests an additional $450 million in the next COVID-19...

Jul 23, 2020 | Ian Goldstein

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  • Informatics
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All of Us Research Program Begins Beta Testing of Data Platform

NIH's All of Us Research Program recently opened its research platform, the All of Us Researcher Workbench, for beta...

May 28, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • Infectious Disease
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  • Opportunity

Mini Series: Best Practices in Adoption of Telehealth: COVID-19 and Beyond

Project ECHO is hosting a virtual mini-series, "Best Practices in Adoption of Telehealth: COVID-19 and Beyond" on using...

May 20, 2020 | Kat Kelley

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  • Informatics

CDC Partnering with Esri to Build & Enhance States' COVID-19 Data Dashboards

On May 13, CDC announced a new partnership with the Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. (Esri) that will...

May 18, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease
  • Informatics
  • Opportunity

CARES Act Funding Now Available for ELC Jurisdictions

On April 23, HHS announced that CDC is awarding $631 million from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security...

May 08, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease
  • Informatics

NACCHO Launches New Interactive COVID-19 Dashboard

Today, NACCHO launched its COVID-19 Data Lab, powered by Esri, to showcase available data that is geared toward the...

Apr 22, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

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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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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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  • Webinar
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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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  • Food Safety & Inspection
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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
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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
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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
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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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