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FDA Proposes Rule Prohibiting Menthol from Cigarettes and Flavors from Cigars

This post explains the FDA proposed rule to prohibit menthol from cigarettes and other flavors from cigars and how...

May 02, 2022 | Daniel Hamilton

Vaping
  • Tools & Resources
  • Tobacco-Use Prevention

Youth E-cigarette Resources and The CDC’s Release of Best Practices User Guide: Youth Engagement in Tobacco Prevention and Control

From the devastating deaths and illnesses as represented by the 2019 national outbreak of the lung injury called...

Aug 17, 2020 | Melanie Ruhe

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  • Health & Disability
  • Infectious Disease
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Tobacco-Use Prevention

Best For You, Best For Baby: Five Tips for Preventing Birth Defects

Expectant parents receive a barrage of messages on how to keep their babies safe and healthy during pregnancy. For...

Jan 13, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

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  • Press Release
  • Tobacco-Use Prevention

Local Health Departments: Administration's E-cigarette Policy Does Not Go Far Enough

The Trump administration announced today a new e-cigarette enforcement policy that allows menthol flavors as well as...

Jan 02, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

  • Call for Comments
  • Tobacco-Use Prevention

CDC Seeking Health Department Resources on E-Cigarette and Vaping Use

CDC is seeking out resources developed by state and local health departments to educate communities (i.e., young adults...

Nov 26, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • Tobacco-Use Prevention

MMWR: Characteristics of Patients in a National Outbreak of E-cigarette, or Vaping, Product Use-Associated Lung Injuries — United States, October 2019

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), state and local...

Oct 28, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • Cardiovascular Health
  • Tobacco-Use Prevention

CDC Media Update: Lung Disease Associated with E-cigarette Use or Vaping

In response to the multistate outbreak of lung injury associated with e-cigarette product use (e.g., devices, liquids,...

Oct 04, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • Tobacco-Use Prevention

CDC Update: Lung Disease Associated with E-cigarette Use or Vaping (as of 10/29/2019)

In response to the multistate outbreak of lung injury associated with e-cigarette product use (e.g., devices, liquids,...

Sep 27, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • Tobacco-Use Prevention

New truth Ads Now Available for Partners

truth® is a national tobacco prevention counter-marketing campaign that speaks to youth and young adults on their...

Jul 07, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Tobacco-Use Prevention

Lake County General Health District: Smoke-free Housing Implementation Success Story

Smoke-free multi-unit housing benefits residents and property owners. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban...

Jul 17, 2018 | Taylarr Lopez

Partner Articles

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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
  • 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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  • 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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