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National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) is the national organization representing local #publichealth departments. RTs ≠ endorsements.

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@nehaorg , NACCHO, @afdonews  & the Partnership for Food Protection w/ co-host a webinar to discuss lessons learned, best practices implemented, & continuing challenges to conducting retail food inspections during a pandemic. Join us on July 16: #COVID19 

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Public health professionals: Learn how to use nonpharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) during a pandemic response with @CDC_NCEZID’s training. Some content is applicable to #COVID19 . Earn CE. #CDCLearning 

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NACCHO’s July Health in All Policies (HiAP) Monthly Webinar will be used to introduce a new tool for local health departments interested in developing evaluation metrics for their HiAP initiatives. Join us on July 28 at 2 PM ET!

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elibriggs: @SenatorBennet  meeting with #publichealth  departments in Colorado this morning (many more were on the phone.) Hearing about the tough challenges faced by #publichealth  officials and how policymakers can help. #COVID19 

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Looking for relevant scientific literature and reports on climate and health? The @NIEHS  Climate Change and Human Health Lit Portal#cchhl ) is a one-stop shop for connecting human health to #climatechange . Check it out today:

FDA prepares for resumption of domestic inspections with new risk assessment system: #COVID19 

Reopened schools in Europe and Asia have largely avoided coronavirus outbreaks. They have lessons for the U.S.

How Pandemics Wreak Havoc—and Open Minds via @NewYorker 

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Here's an alarming stat: 27 state and local health officials across 13 states have resigned, retired or been fired since April—a result of increasing pressure to reopen states. This politicization of #publichealth  is a danger to our nation's people:

If you’re looking for up-to-date information regarding US county-level data and impact planning on #COVID19 , check out our new @Esri  page:

Today is Public Health Thank You Day, Join us in recognizing the big contributions of local health departments to #publichealth ! #PHTYD 

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Check out this new tool, developed by @GWpublichealth  in collab with @NACCHOalerts  & @ASTHO , which estimates the number of COVID-19 contact tracers we need to help society safely reopen & limit the size of future waves of the virus.

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Find out how #publichealth  can reduce #COVID19  health disparities. Register today for the @NACCHOalerts  & @CDCgov  webinar “COVID-19 Response: Promising Practices in Health Equity,” Tuesday, June 2 at 3-4pm ET:

#Publichealth officials should not fear political retribution for protecting the health of the nation, yet, under increasing pressure to reopen states, 27 state and local health officials across 13 states have resigned, retired or been fired since April:

“In the midst of a worldwide pandemic, public health is under attack. And that should scare us all.” Read more in NACCHO and @BigCitiesHealth  joint statement on the state of public health.

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Despite working tirelessly on the frontlines during the #COVID19  pandemic, #publichealth  officials across the nation are facing threats—including from elected officials— and being forced out of their jobs. It's time to stop politicizing the pandemic:

“They don’t just leave like this.” — @LoriTFreeman , @NACCHOalerts  CEO, on the alarming exodus of state & local health officials—27 have resigned, retired, or been fired since April—who are being pushed out of their jobs for putting #publichealth  first:

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