NACCHO Statement on the Borderline Bar and Grill Massacre

Twelve people, including a Ventura County sheriff’s sergeant, were killed in a gun massacre at the Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks, Calif. Once again, we at NACCHO are filled with sadness, anger, and frustration at yet another senseless act of violence. While words…

Now Accepting Applications for Roadmap to Ready–A Training and Mentoring Program for New Preparedness Coordinators

Emergency preparedness coordinators ensure that local health departments have planned for, can respond to, and can recover from public health emergencies. To help new emergency preparedness coordinators navigate the complex landscape of public health preparedness, the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO…

Statement on the Tree of Life Synagogue Massacre

Statement on the Tree of Life Synagogue Massacre By Lori Tremmel Freeman, CEO October 31, 2018 The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), an organization committed to principles of social justice, denounces the actions of Saturday, October 27 that took the lives…

Raising Awareness and Taking Action to Address Cybersecurity Preparedness at Local Health Departments

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month and is an effort to raise awareness on the continued threats posed by cyberattacks and the activities that are being pursued to protect against future cyberattacks. The Secretary of the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Kirstjen M.…