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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Rural Health

COVID-19 Vaccine Resources for Rural Health Departments

The National Rural Health Association compiled tools and resources to help rural local health departments address many...

Jan 18, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources

Updates to COVID-19 Booster Recommendations

The CDC has updated its recommendations, shortening the interval for people to receive their booster shots from six...

Jan 18, 2022 | Beth Hess

Vaccine Resources Hub
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Immunization

Vaccine Resource Hub

CDC’s Partnering for Vaccine Equity Program has developed a vaccine resource hub to support individuals and...

Jan 18, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Tools & Resources
  • Communications & Public Relations

Request for Applications: Equipping Local Health Departments to Build COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence

With support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), NACCHO is pleased to offer a funding...

Jan 10, 2022 | Tori Decea

NACCHO Exchange Fall 2021
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Chronic Disease
  • Emergency Response

NACCHO Exchange Fall 2021: Model and Innovative Practices

This issue of NACCHO Exchange highlights four winning 2020 Model Practices and four winning 2020 Innovative Practices,...

Dec 21, 2021 | Taylarr Lopez

NIVW 2021
  • Tools & Resources
  • Immunization
  • Influenza

#FightFlu: Protecting Our Adult Communities from Influenza Through Vaccination

National Influenza Vaccination Week is a call to all Americans aged six months and older to get their annual flu...

Dec 06, 2021 | Katherine Waters, Victoria Thompson

Pregnant vaccination
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Immunization
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Highlighting Key Data to Support COVID-19 Vaccination During Pregnancy

In September, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued an urgent health advisory to increase...

Nov 29, 2021 | Hitomi Abe, Adelaide Appiah

Covid
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources

New Side-by-Side Overview of Outpatient COVID-19 Therapies

ASPR has released a new side-by-side overview of outpatient therapies authorized for treatment of mild to moderate...

Nov 24, 2021 | Beth Hess

  • Tools & Resources

FEMA Releases Radiological Emergency Preparedness Documents

FEMA has published two Radiological Emergency Preparedness Program documents.

Nov 23, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Engagement
  • Immunization

CDC’s Vaccine Confidence Bootcamp to Develop Strategies for Increasing COVID-19 Vaccine Demand

To help support local health departments (LHDs), NACCHO partnered with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

Nov 23, 2021 | Tori Decea

Partner Articles

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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...

  • 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...

Ci  Climate  Change
  • 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...

Water Fountain
  • 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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