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  • Vector Control

New Infographic Highlights How to Sustain Improvements Made in Local Vector Control

Learn what it takes for local programs and policymakers to sustain recent improvements made in vector control.

Jul 01, 2022 | Anu Varma

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Research & Reports
  • Vector Control

New Report Reveals State of Local Vector Control Capacity in the U.S.

A new report detailing findings from a 2020 National Vector Control Assessment and offers insight into local mosquito...

May 18, 2022 | Angana Roy

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  • Opportunity
  • Technical Assistance
  • Vector Control

NACCHO Announces 2022 Vector Control Mentorship Program! Request for Applications Now Live

Apply by February 21, 2022, 11:59 PM PST.

Jan 13, 2022 | Anu Varma

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  • COVID-19
  • Recommendations
  • Research & Reports
  • Vector Control

Continued Impacts of COVID-19 on Local Vector Programs

Since the initial survey that was sent out through NACCHO’s communication channels in April 2020, NACCHO has conducted...

Oct 06, 2021 | Danielle Chatelain

  • Vector Control

New Lyme Disease Training Modules (with FREE Continuing Education)

This four-part series will aid front-line healthcare providers with recognition, diagnosis, and treatment of Lyme...

Aug 31, 2021

  • Tools & Resources
  • Vector Control

World Mosquito Day 2021: Recap of NACCHO's Mosquito Control Activities

To promote vector control and protect human health, the National Association of County and City Health Officials...

Aug 20, 2021 | Angana Roy, Danielle Chatelain

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Recommendations
  • Vector Control

NACCHO's Practical Guide to Building Local Mosquito Control Capacity

A new NACCHO resource provides information on establishing baseline activities for local mosquito control as well as...

Jul 29, 2021 | Anu Varma

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Vector Control

By Local Health, For Local Health: How NACCHO Supports Vector Control Programs in 2021

Preliminary results from the 2020 National Vector Assessment now available!

Jun 22, 2021 | Danielle Chatelain

  • Vector Control

NACCHO Accepting Public Comments from Local Health Departments - Developing the National Public Health Strategy for the Prevention and Control of Vector-Borne Diseases in Humans

NACCHO will accept comments from local health departments until June 4, 2021.

May 26, 2021

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  • Vector Control

Lyme Disease Awareness Month 2021: Resources to look out for from CDC

In recognition of Lyme Disease Awareness Month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) urges people to...

May 10, 2021 | Anu Varma

Partner Articles

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  • 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
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health

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
  • 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...

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...

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