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Theresa Spinner

Director, Media & Public Relations

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The National Association of County and City Health Officials Awards New Overdose Response Project Funding 02/13/2020
NACCHO and FDA Announce the Ninth Year of the Retail Program Standards Mentorship Program 02/12/2020
NACCHO Statement on the President’s FY 2021 Budget 02/11/2020
NACCHO Announces Over $1 Million in Medical Reserve Corps Operational Readiness Awards 02/11/2020
The National Association of County and City Health Officials Announces2020 Food Service Guidelines Action Institute 02/10/2020
NACCHO STATEMENT ON NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (2019-nCoV) 01/28/2020
NACCHO Highlights Local Community Needs to Address the Opioid Epidemic 01/14/2020
The National Association of County and City Health Officials AnnouncesAwards to Increase Disability Inclusion in Community Health Planning 01/03/2020
LOCAL HEALTH DEPARTMENTS: ADMINISTRATION’S E-CIGARETTE POLICY DOES NOT GO FAR ENOUGH TO END YOUTH VAPING EPIDEMIC 01/02/2020
NACCHO Statement on the Bipartisan, Bicameral FY2020 AppropriationsAgreement 12/17/2019
Local Environmental Health Jurisdictions Encouraged to Applyfor 2020 Crumbine Award 12/06/2019
NACCHO Podcast -- The Growing Maternal Mortality Rate Discussion with Stacy Collins, MSW 12/06/2019
Local Health Departments Call for Bold Action to Protect All Youth from E-Cigarettes 12/04/2019
West Virginia Local Health Department Partners with Grindr to Address the Spike in the Syphilis Rate Among Men Who Have Sex With Men 11/20/2019
Public Health and the Hispanic Community 11/15/2019
African-American Syphilis Rates Four Times Higher Than Whites According to New CDC Study 11/14/2019
CDC’s New Antibiotic Resistance Threats Report Shows Persistent Problem 11/13/2019
Michigan Local Health Leader Addresses PFAS and Water Protection onCapitol Hill 10/24/2019
Dr. Jeffrey Duchin Testifies Before Congress 10/16/2019
Dr. Umair A. Shah's Testimony Before Congress 10/16/2019
Three Leading National Public Health Organizations Ring the Alarm About All-Time Highs of STDs 10/09/2019
New CDC Report Shows Sexually Transmitted Infection Rates Rapidly Increased Again in 2018 10/08/2019
NACCHO Tells Congress to Address Youth Vaping 09/25/2019
What Is “Glocal” Health? Applying Global Health Solutions to Local Health Department Problems 09/23/2019
NACCHO Calls for Swift Action to Eliminate Youth Vaping 09/13/2019
NACCHO Podcast How to Develop a Regional Public Health Response System for Disasters Discussion with Shelly Schwedhelm, MSN, RN, NEA-BC 09/12/2019
CDC Awarding Opioid Misuse Prevention Grants Directly to Local Health Departments for the First Time 09/04/2019
NACCHO and CDC Announce Their Vector Control Collaborative 08/07/2019
NACCHO Honors Dr. Anthony L-T Chen as its 2019 Advocate of the Year 08/06/2019
NACCHO Statement on Gun Violence in Texas and Ohio 08/05/2019
Statement on Senate Passage of the BIPARTISAN BUDGET ACT OF 2019 08/01/2019
NACCHO Announces the 2019 National Health Security Award Winners 07/24/2019
Carol Moehrle Honored with the “Mo” Mullet Lifetime of Service Award 07/23/2019
George T. Roberts, Jr. Is the New Board President of NACCHO 07/23/2019
Sandra Elizabeth Ford, MD, MBA Elected Board Vice President of NACCHO 07/23/2019
NACCHO Announces the 2019-20 Officers and Board of Directors 07/22/2019
NACCHO 2019 Annual Conference, July 9-11 in Orlando 07/02/2019
LHDs Will Benefit from the Recently Passed FY2020 LHHS Spending Bill 06/19/2019
NACCHO Applauds Passage of PAHPAI 06/04/2019
NACCHO Supports the VACCINES Act 05/21/2019
Past President Carol Moehrle Dicusses Rural Suicide on Capitol Hill 05/21/2019
Kevin Sumner, NACCHO Board President Is a Public Health Spokesperson 05/17/2019
NACCHO Announces 2019 Model Practice Award Winners 05/16/2019
LHDs Honored in Inaugural 40 Under 40 in Public Health Awards 05/15/2019
Lori Tremmel Freeman Is a Public Health Media Spokesperson 05/14/2019
NACCHO Welcomes Increased Funding for Public Health Priorities 05/08/2019
NACCHO Sends Climate Change Letter to the House Oversight Committee 04/30/2019
NACCHO Applauds House Appropriations Bill to Increase HHS 04/30/2019
NACCHO & FDA Announce Retail Program Standards Mentorship Program 04/29/2019
NACCHO STATEMENT ON ONGOING MEASLES OUTBREAKS 04/23/2019
Podcast with Dr. Nicolette Louissaint, Leader of Healthcare Ready 04/19/2019
NACCHO Announces 2019 Food Service Guidelines Local Action Institute 03/25/2019
NACCHO Highlights Berkeley Model to Help Combat Rise in STDs 04/18/2019
NACCHO Highlights Need for Greater Support for LHDs to Combat STDs 04/17/2019
2019 Preparedness Summit in St. Louis, March 26-29, 2019 03/21/2019
Top Public Health Policy Issues in 2019 03/12/2019
NACCHO and ASTHO Urge Congress to Prioritize Funding for Public Health 03/11/2019
NACCHO Commends HELP Committee for Holding Hearing on Vaccines 03/05/2019
Vaccine Hesitancy and the Measles 02/19/2019
Dr. E. Oscar Alleyne Is NACCHO's New Chief of Programs and Services 02/13/2019
Dr. Umair A. Shah's Testimony Before Congress Supporting LHD Funding 02/06/2019
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