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Tuesday, January 21, 2020
PRAMS releases new data »
CDC is pleased to announce the release of 2018 data from the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS). &nb...
Sunday, January 19, 2020
CDC Rolls Out Active People, Healthy Nation Initiative »
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced a new initiative, " Active People, Healthy Nation ," to...
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
NACCHO Year in Review & NACCHO's 2020 Federal Legislative and Policy Agenda »
In a recent blog post, NACCHO's Government Affairs Team recaps 2019's public health funding activities, legislations autho...
Friday, January 10, 2020
Trump Administration Releases Guidance on E-Cigarettes »
As you may remember, earlier this fall President Trump declared that we needed to ban flavored e-cigarettes in order...
Monday, December 23, 2019
Promoting Health and Cost Control in States (PHACCS) Initiative: State Policy Project »
Promoting Health and Cost Control in States (PHACCS) Initiative: State Policy Project Part of the Promoting Healt...
Monday, December 23, 2019
NPHL Resource: Public Health Decision-Making Tool »
Public Health Decision-Making Tool Health officials and boards of health have a duty to protect the public’s health...
Monday, December 23, 2019
NPHL: Law and Policy Pathways to Protect Soil Health »
Law and Policy Pathways to Protect Soil Health—A Critical Component of a Healthy Climate and a Healthy Population...
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
NACCHO Applauds Bipartisan, Bicameral FY2020 Appropriations Agreement »
Yesterday, the House Appropriations Committee unveiled the text of two FY 2020 spending packages, the second of which cont...
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
Partner Action Alert from the National Association of County and City Health Officials »
ACTION REQUESTED: Help Raise Awareness in Congress for National Influenza Vaccination Week This week is National...
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
NPHL Webinar: Harm Reduction Policy in Practice »
Although government agencies, nonprofit organizations, clinicians, and advocates have made great strides in reducing harm...
Thursday, December 5, 2019
Raise Vaccine Awareness in Congress for National Influenza Vaccination Week! »
*Adapted from NACCHO Action Alert - 12/5/2019 This week is National Influenza Vaccination Week! Background:&nb...
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
PHAB Awards Initial Accreditation Status to Nine Health Departments »
  PHAB Awards Initial Accreditation Status to Nine Health Departments; Four Health Depar...
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Friday, November 22, 2019
State Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs: The Rise and Fall in Heroin Fatalities »
A new study published in the International Journal of Drug Policy found a consistent association between the adoption of...
Friday, November 22, 2019
Public Health Law News Round-Up – Fall 2019 »
Public health law and policy stories that made headlines recently include expanding Medicaid access post-postpartum to imp...
Sunday, November 3, 2019
HHS Releases 42nd Annual Report on the Health of the Nation »
The  National Center for Health Statistics  (NCHS) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)&nbs...
Sunday, November 3, 2019
FY2020 Funding Update - From NACCHO Gov't Affairs »
This week, the Senate took action to try and kickstart its appropriations process ahead of the November 21 deadline.The Se...
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Administration Proposes New Limits on Immigration on the Basis of Health Insurance Coverage »
Last week, the Administration  announced  their latest effort to limit health and soc...
Thursday, September 26, 2019
Help Shape the Future of Public Health: Revisiting the 10 Essential Public Health Services »
The de Beaumont Foundation and the Public Health National Center for Innovations (PHNCI) are working together to revisit a...
Friday, September 20, 2019
HHS Releases $1.8 Billion in Opioid Funding to Local and State Health Departments »
This week, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)  announced  that the Substance Abuse and Men...
Friday, September 13, 2019
NPHL Webinar: Making Sure Kids are Healthy Enough to Learn »
Making Sure Kids are Healthy Enough to Learn: Innovations in Education Law and Policy September 26, 2:30 - 4:00 p...
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Update on Public Charge Rule - Key Provisions »
*Adapted from ASTHO (Association of State and Territorial Health Officials) Legislative Alert (August 22nd)  ...
Monday, May 13, 2019
Network for Public Health Law Webinar: Measles Outbreak: June 4 @ 1 p.m. Eastern »
The U.S. is experiencing its highest number of measles cases in 25 years. Cities and states across the U.S. have been chal...
Sunday, April 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
NPHL Webinar: Immigrant Health: The Role and Impact of Medicaid, HIPAA, and Public Charge Doctrine »
Immigrant Health: The Role and Impact of Medicaid, HIPAA, and the Public Charge Doctrine April 25, 1:00 - 2:30 p....
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Region V Public Health Training Center »
Quick Announcement:   Have you noticed our new logo? The Michigan Public Health Training Center is now the Reg...
Thursday, October 4, 2018
NACCHO President discusses partnership with NALBOH during NACCHO Voice Interview »
New NACCHO President Kevin Sumner Discusses His Priorities for NACCHO and Shares How He Uses Collaboration and Communicati...
Sunday, November 19, 2017
Webinar: Messaging and the Five Essential Public Health Law Services »
Webinar:  Messaging and the Five Essential Public Health Law Services November 30, 1 - 2:30 p.m. EST The...
Friday, August 4, 2017
NPHL Webinar: Webinar: Health Information Data Sharing: HIPAA Facts and Fallacies »
Webinar: Health Information Data Sharing: HIPAA Facts and Fallacies Wednesday, August 30 from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m....
Monday, January 4, 2016
CDC’s 6 Public Health Threats in Focus for Top 6 for 2016 »
CDC’s 6 Public Health Threats in Focus for Top 6 for 2016 December 2015 Several public health threats caught the att...
Sunday, November 1, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Campaign to Reduce Infant Deaths in Indiana »
Campaign to Reduce Infant Deaths in Indiana 3 rd Annual Labor of Love Summit Nov 6 JW Marriott, Indianapolis...
Monday, September 28, 2015
Expanded National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week begins January 25, 2016 »
Expanded National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week begins January 25, 2016 Two NIH institutes join forces to educate teens...
Monday, August 24, 2015
Network for Public Health Law Update »
Network for Public Health Law Report August 20, 2015 Public Health Law and Policy Perspectives ·   &...
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Indiana HIV Outbreak Response Update »
Indiana HIV Outbreak Response Update State health officials are working closely with local health departments, healt...
Monday, April 13, 2015
County Health Rankings Now Live »
County Health Rankings Now Live March 25, County Health Rankings and Roadmaps Our new Rankings are n...
Friday, April 3, 2015
Governing Well: Using Accreditation as a Mechanism for Health Department Performance Assessment »
Governing Well: Using Accreditation as a Mechanism for Health Department Performance Assessment Kaye Bender, Preside...

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