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NACCHO Annual 2015
2015 NACCHO Annual Conference

Local health department leaders, public health partners, and invited guests will convene at the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) Annual Conference on July 7-9 in Kansas City, the largest gathering of local health officials in the United States.  NACCHO is the only national organization that holds meetings to address needs specific to local health departments.  Attendees from around the country will gather to share best practices and hear from national, regional, state, and local health officials, as well as Obama Administration representatives, about the future of public health and to address today's ongoing community challenges. More»



 
NACCHO Announces the 2015-16 Officers and Board of Directors
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The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) is proud to announce the 2015-2016 election results for NACCHO Officers and Board of Directors. Swannie Jett, DrPH, MSc, Health Officer for the Florida Department of Health in Seminole County, will become NACCHO President. Claude-Alix Jacob, MPH, Chief Public Health Officer for the City of Cambridge, MA, will move into the role of President-Elect. Alina Alonso, MD, Director of the Florida Department of Health in Palm Beach County, West Palm Beach, FL, will become NACCHO's newly-elected Vice President. Georgia F. Heise, DrPH, Director of the Three Rivers District Health Department in Owenton, Kentucky, will serve as Immediate-Past President. More»

 
NACCHO Names Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck as the New Executive Director
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NACCHO Names Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck as the New Executive Director

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of LaMar Hasbrouck, M.D., M.P.H., as its new Executive Director, effective February 10, 2015. More»

 

 
NACCHO Expresses Concern Over the President's Budget Cuts To Immunization Funding During Measles Outbreak
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The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) today expressed concern that the Obama Administration is proposing to cut discretionary funding for immunization and other programs that are key to preventing disease outbreaks and other disasters, especially while the country is in the midst of a measles outbreak. More»

 
NACCHO and Local Health Departments Applaud Initiative to Help Health Facilities to Prepare for Climate Change
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The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) was honored to be invited by the White House to discuss its Sustainable and Climate Resilient Health Care Facilities Initiative. NACCHO and local health departments across the country applaud the White House for leading this effort to ensure that people have access to the health care they need and for recognizing that climate change impacts health. More»

 
Roll Call Editorial: Congress Should Approve Ebola Funding
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For months, local health departments have been working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to prepare for and respond to the virus at home. As congress faces an important decision about how to continue government funding into the next year, Swannie Jett, president-elect of NACCHO, urges them to approve emergency funding for ebola without delay. More »

 

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