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NACCHO's news releases cover critical topics in public health, presenting messages to local and national media on the importance of local health departments in keeping our communities healthy and safe.

Public Affairs

Theresa Spinner

Director, Media & Public Relations

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Title Date
After 50 Years, NACCHO Calls for an End to the War on Drugs and a Public Health Approach to Substance Use and Its Harms 06/17/2021
National Association of County and City Health Officials Announces More Than $360,000 in Medical Reserve Corps Operational Readiness Awards 06/09/2021
NACCHO and The Network for Public Health’s New Report Proposed Limits on Public Health Authority: Dangerous for Public Health, Highlights Proposed State Laws Detrimental to Public Health 05/28/2021
The National Association of County and City Health Officials Announces Its 2021 Innovative Practice Award Winners 05/27/2021
NACCHO Member Karen Shelton, MD, FACOG, Southwest Virginia Local Health District Director Testifies Before Congress on COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence 05/25/2021
Southern Nevada Health District Awarded 2021 Crumbine Consumer Protection Award for Excellence in Food Protection 05/19/2021
NACCHO Applauds Introduction of the Public Health Workforce Loan Repayment Act 05/18/2021
NACCHO Applauds Biden Administration Plan to Bolster Public Health Workforce 05/13/2021
NACCHO Awards Funding to Local Health Departments to Support Efforts to Increase Rates of Vaccination Against COVID-19 05/10/2021
NACCHO Applauds FDA’s Move to Prohibit Menthol Flavor 04/29/2021
NACCHO Statement in Response to the George Floyd Murder Trial Verdict 04/21/2021
NACCHO and CDC Announce 2021 Climate and Health Adaptation Program Grantees 04/07/2021
NACCHO Applauds Passage of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 03/10/2021
NACCHO Awards Funding to Support Comprehensive Community Approaches Addressing Childhood Trauma to Prevent Substance Misuse 03/09/2021
NACCHO President Jennifer Kertanis Testified Before Congress on Public Health Infrastructure and Workforce Issues 02/24/2021
NACCHO Leader Testifies Before Congress on COVID-19 Vaccines and Vaccine Hesitancy 02/19/2021
National Association of County and City Health Officials' Comments on House Energy and Commerce Committee Budget Reconciliation Bill 02/11/2021
Public Health Groups Invest in National Evaluation of Social Determinants of Health 02/11/2021
National Association of County and City Health Officials Announces More Than $1.2 Million in Medical Reserve Corps Operational Readiness Awards 02/3/2021
New Toolkit Aims to Strengthen Sexually Transmitted Disease Services at Local Health Departments 01/29/2021
National Association of County and City Health Officials Awards New Overdose Response Project Funding 01/26/2021
NACCHO Statement on President-Elect Biden’s American Rescue & Vaccine Plans by CEO Lori Tremmel Freeman 01/19/2021
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