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NEW: Social Media Toolkit: A Primer for Local Health Department PIOs and Communications Professionals

From establishing your health department’s social media presence to finding out which platforms work best in...

Sep 21, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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National Preparedness Month 2021: Low-Cost, No-Cost Preparedness

During this third week of National Preparedness Month, let's focus on low-cost and no-cost preparedness actions.

Sep 17, 2021 | Beth Hess

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New Resource: Updated Infection Prevention & Control Guidance for Healthcare Settings

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated their guidance for infection prevention and control...

Sep 15, 2021 | Jaclyn Abramson

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Tool to Help Control Infections at Skilled Nursing Facilities

Research from Yale University and the University of California, Los Angeles indicated having staff working at more than...

Sep 10, 2021 | Zachary Smith

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National Preparedness Month 2021: Build a Kit

This second week of National Preparedness Month is a great time to build or update your kit.

Sep 09, 2021 | Beth Hess

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New Report: Local Health Department Infection Prevention and Control Training Needs

To advance local health department engagement in IPC activities, NACCHO, in partnership with Project Firstline,...

Sep 08, 2021 | Erin Laird

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FDA Shares Vaccine Information in Multiple Languages

The FDA has made vaccine information available in multiple languages.

Sep 03, 2021 | Guest Author

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National Preparedness Month 2021: Make a Plan

Before a disaster happens is the time to talk to your friends and family about how you will respond. During this first...

Sep 03, 2021 | Beth Hess

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FEMA Offering Assistance through the National Exercise Program

FEMA is accepting requests for exercise support through the National Exercise Program.

Sep 02, 2021 | Guest Author

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COVID-19 School Testing Toolkit

To help support schools who are implementing regular school testing programs, CDC has developed a suite of free...

Sep 02, 2021 | Guest Author

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The National Association of County and City Health...

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO),...

Sep 21, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

The National Association of County and City Health...

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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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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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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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  • 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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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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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

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  • 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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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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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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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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Public Health Communications Collaborative Webinar

The Public Health Communications Collaborative will hold its first live Q&A...

Sep 21, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

Public Health Communications Collaborative Webinar

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