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City of Somerville Hosts Year-Round Preparedness Initiative

The City of Somerville's “Keep Cool Somerville” initiative works to improve community resilience to extreme heat.

Sep 26, 2022 | Beth Hess

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House Passes Public Safety Legislation to Support Mental Health and Violence Prevention

On Thursday, the House of Representatives passed a package of public safety legislation, including two bills related to...

Sep 23, 2022 | Lluvia Botello, Kerry Allen

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  • Community Resilience
  • Emergency Response
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Now Accepting Abstracts: 2023 Preparedness Summit

Submit an abstract by October 24.

Sep 22, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Workforce Development

Public Health AmeriCorps Funding Opportunity

Applications due January 4, 2023.

Sep 22, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • Community Engagement

Mid-Ohio Valley Health Department Hosts Month of Preparedness Events

The Mid-Ohio Valley Health Department is hosting a series of classes for its community throughout September.

Sep 22, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • Medical Reserve Corps

Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Medical Reserve Corps

In celebration of the Medical Reserve Corps' 20 years of service to the country, read stories from those with the...

Sep 21, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Mental Health
  • Workforce Development

New Course: Building Workforce Resilience through the Practice of Psychological First Aid

New course for leaders and teams: Building Workforce Resilience through the Practice of Psychological First Aid.

Sep 21, 2022 | Jessica Pryor

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  • Community Engagement

Tompkins County Health Department Brings Preparedness Resources to Community

The Tompkins County Health Department hosted a Preparedness Resource Fair to share preparedness tools and information...

Sep 20, 2022 | Beth Hess

Opportunity
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Infectious Disease
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

RFA: Demonstration Sites for Bridging Preparedness, Infectious Disease, Maternal-Child Health, and Birth Defects within Cities and Counties Project

Request for applications due October 20.

Sep 20, 2022 | Elana Filipos

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  • COVID-19
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Community Resilience
  • Emergency Response

Request for Applications: Addressing Needs of People with Disabilities in COVID-19 Local Preparedness Planning, Mitigation and Recovery Efforts – Part 2

This NACCHO funding opportunity addresses the needs of people with disabilities in emergency preparedness, including...

Sep 20, 2022 | Sara Lyons

Partner Articles

  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Training

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

We are partnering with Climate for Health and ecoAmerica to offer an...

Jul 11, 2022 | Anu Varma

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

This video series was developed from interviews with BLOC COVID funded sites to...

Jul 06, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson, Candice Young

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

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  • Immunization

Partnering for Pediatric Vaccinations

Florida Department of Health in Manatee County has been leading the way in...

Jun 17, 2022 | Amiris Roberson

Partnering for Pediatric Vaccinations

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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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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...

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  • 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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