NACCHO

NACCHO


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

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The 2019 National Profile of Local Health Departments is now available! The #NACCHOProfileStudy  is the largest, most reliable data source on LHD funding, staffing, governance & activities. Check it out to learn what's changed at LHDs in the last 3 years:

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As the #COVID19  pandemic continues to evolve, we are committed to connecting local health depts to the tools you need. Check out our latest resource on contact tracing:

Why Are Americans So Uneasy About Contact Tracing?

Do you have expertise and interest in the intersectionality of preparedness, infectious disease, maternal-child health, and/or birth defects? The Maternal-Child, Infectious Disease, and Preparedness (MIP) Collaborative Workgroup is seeking members:

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Data privacy / security are integral to the success of @AllofUsResearch , a program engaging 1 million people to provide data that can change the future of health. When you #JoinAllofUs , you can rest assured that your data is being protected. #JoinAllofUs 

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Check out this new mapping tool from Georgia Tech and ABiL that provides clues to would-be socializers about the safety of gatherings:

Want some insight into the @AllofUsResearch  Program? Tune in tomorrow to watch CEO Josh Denny, along with @DrFrieden  and , @annewoj23n  a livestreamed conversation on “America’s Health Future." The livestream begins at 11am ET and can be viewed here:

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It's #HispanicHeritageMonth ! Join @NHMAmd  and @AllofUsResearch  for a fireside chat series on diversity in clinical trials and how the All of Us program can benefit the Hispanic/Latino population. The next chat is September 23. Register at #JoinAllofUs 

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#PublicHealthontheHill or rather #publichealth  on zoom continues, today with @RepHankJohnson  meeting with our President Elect Dr. Ford of DeKalb Co. Health Dept. Thank you Rep. Johnson for your support!

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Indoor dining can only return safely if we all follow these simple rules. Thanks to @AspenFood  + @CKummer  for bringing the industry together behind #SafetyFirst  @AspenInstitute  @beardfoundation  @IndpRestaurants  @WCKitchen  @WeRRestaurants  @onefairwage 

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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:

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:

NACCHO surveyed some of the nation's local health departments to gauge how #COVID19  is affecting key programs, including Opioid Prevention & Response; Vector Control; Food Safety; HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis; and Immunization. Here's the findings:

“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:

N.Y.C. Hired 3,000 Workers for Contact Tracing. It’s Not Going Well.

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