Funding Announcement: 2017-2018 NACCHO Retail Program Standards Mentorship Program

NACCHO, in coordination with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), is now accepting mentee and mentor applications (through Friday, October 13, 2017) from state, local, territorial, and tribal retail food regulatory programs for the 2017-2018 cohort of NACCHO’s Retail Program Standards Mentorship Program. Program participants…

NIAM Blog Series 2017: Increasing Immunization through School-Located Clinics

Throughout the month of August, NACCHO’s National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) Blog Series highlights the importance of immunizations across the lifespan. In this week’s post, we sat down with Denver Public Health’s (DPH’s) Alejandra Santisteban, MPH, ‎Program Assistant for the Immunizations Program, to discuss DPH’s in-school…

NIAM Blog Series 2017: Turning the Tide on HPV Vaccination Rates

Throughout the month of August, NACCHO’s National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) Blog Series highlights the importance of immunizations across the lifespan. This week’s NIAM Blog Series post takes us to Florida, where high rates of human papilloma virus (HPV)-associated cancers and low HPV vaccination rates…

Evaluating Health Impact Assessment and the Role of Funding for Local Health Departments

By Ali Aslam, NACCHO Environmental Health Intern In June 2017, NACCHO released a new report titled Evaluation of Technical Assistance for Local Health Departments. This report is part of NACCHO’s ongoing evaluation of Health Impact Assessment (HIA) at local health departments to examine implementation practices,…