Mentorship Programs

NACCHO offers professionals the opportunity to learn and share resources with other local health departments around the U.S.

  • Retail Food Regulatory Standards: The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) Mentorship Program connects retail food regulatory program practitioners who are experienced in applying the Retail Program Standards with those who are newly enrolled and looking for assistance, resources, and recommendations for achieving a specific standard. Eligible participants include food regulatory programs operating at the state, local, tribal, and territorial level.

  • Vector Control Collaborative: NACCHO's Vector Control Collaborative (VCC) is a growing network of local vector control organizations that can share resources, experiences, and lessons learned with other local vector control programs. Since launching the VCC in 2018, NACCHO has awarded over $172,000 to 28 programs across eleven states. Local vector control programs interested in learning more about the VCC and other technical assistance opportunities should send an email to Learn more about VCC.

  • Roadmap to Ready: Roadmap to Ready is a yearlong training and mentoring program designed to help new preparedness coordinators at local health departments navigate the complex landscape of public health preparedness. Learn more.
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