Latest Updates from NACCHO

Travel Scholarships: 2017 Integrated Foodborne Outbreak Response & Management Conference

NACCHO has several travel scholarships for food safety leaders to attend the Integrated Foodborne Outbreak Response and Management (INFORM) Conference 2017. The conference is held on November 6-9, 2017 in Garden Grove, CA.This four-day event convenes nearly 500 international…

Now Recruiting: NACCHO Health & Disability Fellowship Program

NACCHO is currently seeking two graduate students to become the newest Health and Disability fellows The NACCHO Health and Disability Fellowship Program is an invaluable workforce development opportunity for graduate level students and interested getting…

New NACCHO Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC) Network Webinar Recordings

Recordings and PowerPoint slides from the two most recent and highest attended Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC) Network webinars are now available via NACCHO’s MAHC Network webpage. In coordination with the Centers for Disease Control and…

New NACCHO Fact Sheet: Five Steps for Inclusive Health Promotion

NACCHO’s Health and Disability program recently released a new fact sheet, titled “Five Steps for Inclusive Promotion,” now available via the NACCHO Health and Disability webpage. This four-page resource provides health department staff with five action steps for the…

NACCHO Releases Research Brief Highlighting Local Health Department Environmental Health Activities

In January 2017, NACCHO released findings from the 2016 National Profile of Local Health Departments, a comprehensive survey of local health department (LHD) infrastructure and practice. This newest data was provided by 76% of all LHDs…

NACCHO Launches Healthcare-Associated Infections Toolkit for LHDs

Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs), which people acquire while receiving treatment or care for another condition, affect 1 in 25 hospital patients in the United States each year and can lead to sepsis or death. HAI risks are…