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  • Workforce Development

Senate HELP Committee Holds Hearing on Modernizing the Workforce

On April 20, the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, chaired by Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA), held...

Apr 21, 2021 | Cameron Etessami

  • COVID-19
  • Workforce Development

NACCHO’s 2021 Federal Legislative and Policy Agenda

NACCHO’s Federal Legislative and Policy Agenda guides the organization’s work in its interactions with federal agencies...

Feb 26, 2021

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  • Webinar
  • Workforce Development

We Stand with Public Health: A Call to Action

NACCHO and The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health are pleased to invite you to watch a special "We Stand...

Feb 26, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Press Release
  • Immunization
  • Workforce Development

National Association of County and City Health Officials' Comments on House Energy and Commerce Committee Budget Reconciliation Bill

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) sent a letter today to the House Energy and...

Feb 11, 2021 | NACCHO Government Affairs Team

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  • Performance Improvement
  • Workforce Development

Public Health Learning Agenda Toolkit

The Public Health Learning Network (PHLN) has developed the Learning Agenda Toolkit to help the public health...

Jan 22, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Training
  • Workforce Development

Change Management for Public Health E-Learning Course

NACCHO is pleased to announce the launch of Change Management for Public Health, a new Elearning course in our...

Dec 03, 2020 | Julia Zigman

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  • COVID-19
  • Leadership
  • Letters & Statements
  • Workforce Development

Happy Public Health Thank You Day!

Public health in the United States and globally has been in an unprecedented spotlight in 2020. Now, more than ever,...

Nov 23, 2020

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  • COVID-19
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Opportunity
  • Rural Health

Funding Opportunity: Building Workforce Capacity of Rural and Frontier Local Health Departments to Respond to COVID-19

Application deadline December 7, 2020.

Nov 19, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • Podcast
  • Research & Reports
  • Workforce Development

Podcast from Washington: The NACCHO Profile Study

Guests discuss the findings from the 2019 National Profile of Local Health Departments study, how the information can...

Nov 03, 2020 | Ian Goldstein

Workforce RFA extended Deadline Web
  • COVID-19
  • Contact Tracing
  • Opportunity
  • Rural Health

Request for Applications: Building Workforce Capacity of Rural and Frontier Local Health Departments to Respond to COVID-19

With support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), NACCHO will be offering funding to...

Nov 02, 2020 | Beth Hess

Partner Articles

  • 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
  • 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...

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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
  • 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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  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
  • Communications & Public Relations

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

2021 RWJF Culture of Health Prize
  • Opportunity
  • Social Determinants of Health

Call for Applications: 2021 Robert Wood Johnson...

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2021...

Jul 20, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Call for Applications: 2021 Robert Wood Johnson...

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Hazards & Health Effects

Protecting Lung Health During Wildfires

The American Lung Association has developed a new fact sheet in Spanish to...

Jul 15, 2020

Protecting Lung Health During Wildfires

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Parks

Greener Parks for Health

National Recreation and Park Association releases new Greener Parks for Health...

Jul 13, 2020

Greener Parks for Health

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