Latest Updates from NACCHO

Announcing Sixth Cohort in NACCHO Mentorship Program for the Retail Program Standards

Made possible through a new cooperative agreement with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), NACCHO is pleased to announce the sixth participant cohort for its Mentorship Program for the Retail Program Standards. The peer mentorship program…

Seeking Feedback from Local Health Departments on Prioritizing Critical Infrastructure Personnel for Influenza Response

NACCHO in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is developing resources to help local health departments prepare for vaccine prioritization of critical infrastructure personnel (CIP) in case of an influenza pandemic.…

Updated NACCHO Policy Statements: Food System Safety and Foodborne Disease Outbreak Response

NACCHO recently released two updated policy statements under its Food Safety and Defense program. The first statement is on Food System Safety, which provides guidance to ensure local health department participation in all areas of…

CDC Funds NGOs to Improve Health and Educational Outcomes of Youth

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently began supporting four national nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) to create national partnerships that have a vested interest in promoting efforts to reduce HIV, STDs and unintended pregnancy,…

NACCHO Funding Opportunity: Advancing Local Health Department Administrative Preparedness Capacity

By Katie Dwyer, NACCHO Public Health Preparedness Director The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) is pleased to announce the Resources for Administrative Preparedness Implementation and Development (RAPID) funding opportunity for local…

New Fact Sheet: Inclusive & Accessible Communication

In an effort to promote inclusive and accessible communication at local health departments (LHDs) and partner agencies, NACCHO created a new fact sheet. titled Five Steps for Inclusive Communication: Engaging People with Disabilities (accessible via the…