Latest Updates from NACCHO

Request for Proposals: Climate and Health Adaptation in Local Health Departments

NACCHO supports local efforts to track, prevent, and mitigate the health effects of climate change. These efforts include (1) incorporating adaptation planning into land use, housing, and transportation design; (2) preparing communities for extreme and…

Vector Control Mentorship Program Applications Opening Soon

Applications are opening soon for NACCHO’s Vector Control Mentorship Program. Local vector control organizations are encouraged to apply to be either mentors or mentees in the program. Mentors will help mentees increase their capacity to…

New Health in All Policies/Lead Prevention Funding Opportunity

The National Center for Healthy Housing, in collaboration with the National Environmental Health Association, the National Association of County and City Health Officials, and the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, is offering a…

Presentation: Communicating about Vaccines Effectively Within Your Communities

On October 12, Dr. Saad B. Omer, Professor of Global Health, Epidemiology, and Pediatrics at Emory University, presented evidence-based approaches to communicating with patients and community members about vaccine hesitancy. Dr. Omer’s presentation focused on…

2018-2019 Technical Assistance Available to Support Disability Inclusion Efforts

NACCHO’s Health and Disability Technical Assistance Program is now accepting applications through December 7, 2018. This initiative is designed to support local health departments seeking to increase inclusivity and accessibility for people with disabilities in their programs, products, and services, including…