The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), the voice of the nation’s nearly 3,000 local governmental health departments, has named the Washoe County Health District in Nevada as the recipient of the 2021 Samuel J. Crumbine Consumer Protection Award for Excellence in Food Protection at the Local

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The COVID-19 global outbreak is hitting local health departments hard with some having to cut inspections of restaurants and other retail food establishments, according to new data from a national organization representing more than 3,000 local governments.

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The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), the voice of the nation’s nearly 3,000 local governmental health departments, announced that the Southern Nevada Health District in Nevada is the recipient of the 2020 Samuel J. Crumbine Consumer Protection Award for Excellence in Food Protection at the local

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The newly released Viral Hepatitis Surveillance Report from federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) finds Hepatitis rates continue to rise and local health departments say stepped-up intervention on their part is now critical.

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), representing the nation’s nearly 3,000
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