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Dr. Meena Brewster, St. Mary’s County Health Officer, Elected to NACCHO's Board of Directors 08/08/2022
NACCHO Awards $1.35 Million to Support Identifying and Addressing Inequities in Adult Influenza and COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage Among Racial and Ethnic Populations 08/02/2022
NACCHO Awards New Implementing Overdose Response Strategies at the Local Level (IOPSLL) Funding 08/01/2022
Introducing the 2022 Vector Control Collaborative Cohort 07/29/2022
NACCHO Announces the 2022 Model and Promising Practice Award Winners 07/20/2022
NACCHO Announces the 2022 Innovative Practice Award Winners 07/20/2022
Bruce Dart Awarded NACCHO's Highest Honor, the Maurice “Mo” Mullet Lifetime of Service Award 07/20/2022
NACCHO Honors Chelsea Cipriano of the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene as the 2022 Advocate of the Year 07/20/2022
Livestream Sessions at NACCHOs’ 2022 Annual Conference, July 19-21 07/19/2022
Margaret Jahn Is President of the National Association of County and City Health Officials 07/05/2022
Dr. Pramod Dwivedi Is President-Elect of the National Association of County and City Health Officials 07/05/2022
NACCHO Applauds Important Investments in House L-HHS Appropriations Bill 07/05/2022
West Virginia Local Public Health Leader Michael Kilkenny, MD Elected Vice President of the National Association of County and City Health Officials 07/01/2022
NACCHO Announces 2022-2023 Officers and Board of Directors 06/29/2022
NACCHO Applauds Passage of Safer Communities Act 06/28/2022
NACCHO Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Decision on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health 06/24/2022
NACCHO Announces $9.5 Million in Awards to Local Medical Reserve Corps Units and State Coordinators 06/14/2022
NACCHO Awards $300,000 in Funding to Local Health Departments to Support Efforts to Decrease Vaccine Hesitancy 06/09/2022
First Nationwide Baseline Assessment of Local Vector Programs’ Tick Activities Reveals 1 in 5 Conduct Surveillance 05/18/2022
NACCHO Announces Ten Health Department Grantees to Pilot the Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP) 2.0 Materials 05/18/2022
Gun Violence and Racism Create an Intertwined Public Health Crisis Requiring Immediate Action 05/18/2022
National Association of County and City Health Officials Applauds the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Updated Adult Hepatitis B Vaccination Recommendations 04/29/2022
NATIONAL SURVEY: LOCAL PUBLIC HEALTH CAPACITY STRETCHED BY COVID-19  04/28/2022
National Association of County and City Health Officials Awards $2.3 Million in Funding to Prevent Outbreaks of Infectious Diseases in Healthcare Settings 04/25/2022
National Association of County and City Health Officials Announces Health Equity Overdose Prevention and Response Mentorship Program Participants 04/22/2022
Cases of Sexually Transmitted Diseases Increased During Year One of the COVID-19 Pandemic According to CDC Data 04/12/2022
Public Health Groups Announce Grantees for National Evaluation of Social Determinants of Health Initiative 04/07/2022
2022 Climate and Health Adaptation Program Grantees Announced 04/05/2022
Fairfax County Health Department’s Acute Communicable and Emerging Diseases Program Team Honored as an Infection Prevention and Control Champion 03/29/2022
National Association of County and City Health Officials Awards New Overdose Response Project Funding 03/22/2022
National Association of County and City Health Officials’ Data Featured in New Study on Pandemic-Related Workplace Violence Among Public Health Officials 03/18/2022
National Association of County and City Health Officials Announces More Than $1 Million in Medical Reserve Corps Operational Readiness Awards 03/07/2022
The National Association of County and City Health Officials Announces Grants, Resources to Address Rises in Congenital Syphilis 02/28/2022
The National Association of County and City Health Officials Awards More Than $3 Million to Address Substance Use 02/07/2022
NACCHO's Podcast from Washington Featuring Chief Executive Officer Lori Tremmel Freeman 02/04/2022
Joint Statement: Public Health Agencies Transitioning Away from Universal Case Investigation and Contact Tracing for Individual Cases of COVID-19 01/25/2022
The National Association of County and City Health Officials Announces $80,000 in Grants to Advance Health Equity in Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Efforts 01/19/2022
Application Open for 2022 Samuel J. Crumbine Consumer Protection Award for Excellence in Food Protection 01/18/2022
NACCHO Applauds Reintroduction of Strengthening the Public Health Workforce Act in the Senate 01/14/2022
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