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New NACCHO website offers more resources to public

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A newly designed website to put more of its “rich array of resources and information” into the hands of its members, partners, and the public is being rolled out by the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO). The Washington D.C.-based nonprofit organization said the new website’s functionality will “allow NACCHO to drive… Continue Reading

Survey: Staff Cuts Still Plague State and Local Food Safety Agencies

If you thought the nation’s slow economic recovery would be enough to reverse job losses at state and local health districts overseeing food safety, you would be wrong. In a beefed-up version of its annual survey, the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) found that state and local health districts cut 3,400… Continue Reading

Curtailed Funds Continue to Hurt Local Public Health

Since 2008, local public health departments in the United States have lost nearly 40,000 employees, and the situation continues to deteriorate, according to the most recent survey, conducted in January and February, by the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO). One health official told NACCHO that “fiscal year 2013 is shaping up… Continue Reading