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  • COVID-19
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  • Immunization
  • Infectious Disease

National Immunization Awareness Month - Get Back on Track with Routine Immunizations

August is National Immunization Awareness Month. NACCHO is joining the CDC and other partners to highlight the...

Aug 02, 2021 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

Coronavirus Masks
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Health & Disability

New Guidance Issued on “Long COVID” and Disability Rights

The new guidance is on the HHS website and on the DOJ website.

Jul 27, 2021

Webinar
  • COVID-19
  • Webinar

Webinar: Improving Adolescent Vaccine Coverage – Situation Assessment, Insights, and Tools You Can Use

Join this webinar on Thursday, July 29, 3:00-4:15 pm ET.

Jul 23, 2021 | Beth Hess

Covid
  • COVID-19

LHD Request: Challenges and Solutions Administering Second Dose

NACCHO would like to collect feedback and input from LHD's on what efforts are being done to promote people getting the...

Jul 22, 2021 | Beth Hess

  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar

EH and COVID-19 Roundup: Back to School Resources, Wastewater Surveillance Webinar from the Houston Health Department, and More

See the environmental health and COVID019 resource roundup as of July 21, 2021.

Jul 21, 2021

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  • COVID-19
  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease
  • Informatics

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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  • COVID-19
  • Access to Care
  • Infectious Disease
  • Social Determinants of Health

New federal program provides free COVID-19 testing for K-8 schools and congregate settings: connect with a school district in your area

U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) is offering an important new federal COVID-19 testing program specifically...

Jul 19, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

Webinar
  • COVID-19
  • Webinar

Webinar: Strategies for Building and Maintaining Relationships with Nursing Homes to Reduce MDROs and COVID-19 Case Burden

Join this webinar on Tuesday, July 20, 300-4:00 pm ET.

Jul 07, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar

Environmental Health & COVID-19 Resource Roundup: July 7, 2021

Bi-weekly resource roundup for local health departments.

Jul 07, 2021 | Anu Varma

  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources

Spanish-Language Materials: Coping with Stress and Compassion Fatigue

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Disaster Technical Assistance Center (DTAC) has...

Jul 06, 2021 | Beth Hess

Partner Articles

  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

New NEHA-FDA Retail Flexible Funding Model Grant Program...

The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) is excited to announce...

Aug 03, 2021 | Guest Author

New NEHA-FDA Retail Flexible Funding Model Grant Program...

  • 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...

Covid
  • 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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