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First Nationwide Baseline Assessment of Local Vector Programs’ Tick Activities Reveals 1 in 5 Conduct Surveillance

Findings highlight improvements in efforts to prevent mosquito- and tick-borne diseases, but gaps remain

May 18, 2022 | Anu Varma

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Gun Violence and Racism Create an Intertwined Public Health Crisis Requiring Immediate Action

This past week, multiple racially motivated violent attacks took place across the country. These hate crimes include a...

May 18, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
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  • Infectious Disease

NACCHO Applauds the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Updated Adult Hepatitis B Vaccination Recommendations

Revised Recommendations Will Ensure Expanded Health Insurance Coverage and Eliminate Financial and Other Barriers to...

Apr 29, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

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National Survey: Local Public Health Capacity Stretched by COVID-19 

More than half of America’s local health departments report their leaders and staff were targets of harassment in...

Apr 28, 2022 | Kellie Hall, MSOD

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National Association of County and City Health Officials Awards $2.3 Million in Funding to Prevent Outbreaks of Infectious Diseases in Healthcare Settings

National Association of County and City Health Officials Awards $2.3 Million in Funding to Prevent Outbreaks of...

Apr 25, 2022 | Christina Baum

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National Association of County and City Health Officials Announces Health Equity Overdose Prevention and Response Mentorship Program Participants

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), the voice of the country’s nearly 3,000 local...

Apr 22, 2022 | Jasmine Akuffo

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Cases of Sexually Transmitted Diseases Increased During Year One of the COVID-19 Pandemic According to CDC Data

the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released their 2020 Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)...

Apr 12, 2022 | Theresa Spinner

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2022 Climate and Health Adaptation Program Grantees Announced

Local agencies to use funding for air quality improvement, and flood and wildfire risk awareness

Apr 05, 2022 | Anu Varma, Angana Roy

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Fairfax County Health Department’s Acute Communicable and Emerging Diseases Program Team Honored as an Infection Prevention and Control Champion

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), representing the country’s nearly 3,000 local...

Mar 29, 2022 | Kimberly Nalley

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Podcast from Washington: NACCHO Recognizes World TB Day

Ian speaks with Brenden Bedard, Deputy Public Health Director and Director of Community Health Services for Genesee and...

Mar 24, 2022 | Ian Goldstein

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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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  • Infectious Disease
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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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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...

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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
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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...

  • 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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