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FDA Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards Request for Applications


The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is pleased to announce a Request for Applications for Advancing Conformance with the Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards (U18) Cooperative Agreement Program. Grants of up to $60,000 per year will be awarded and programs may receive up to five years of funding based on performance and availability of funds. The funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is intended to advance efforts for nationally integrated food safety system by assisting retail food regulatory programs in achieving conformance with the Retail Program Standards. Letter of intents are due on June 15 and the application due date is July 16, 5:00 PM local time.

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Advancing Environmental Justice through Title VI

Draft is open to comments until  June 19


Health Impact Assessment Summer Training

July 16-19, San Francisco


Grant: Children's Environmental Health and Disease Prevention Research

Deadline: July 17


Training Webinar: The Contribution of Biomonitoring To Smoking Reduction Efforts

Available until: April 1, 2013


Career Opportunities: NACCHO's Career Network 

Visit the new NACCHO Career Network to look for public health career opportunities and to post any opportunities that you would like to publicize to NACCHO's members.

Calendar of Events  

Contact Becky Johnson ( if you want to attend the session separately from NACCHO Annual.



July 11-13, Los Angeles


National Environmental Justice Advisory Council (NEJAC) Public Meeting

July 24-25, Crystal City, VA


Southeast Regional Environmental Justice Conference

August 16-17, Atlanta

Contact Sheryl Good (, 404-562-9559 for more information.


HIA 2012 International Conference: How HIA Matters in Health in All Policies 

August 29-31, Quebec City 

NACCHO's Environmental Health Toolkits

ToolboxNACCHO's Climate Change, Food Safety, Healthy Community Design, and PACE-EH Toolkits offer downloadable tools and resources for local health departments. These toolkits connect local health departments with tools and resources to help support environmental health functions, projects, and activities.
NACCHO welcomes any tools or resources you would like to share with local health departments. To submit a tool to the Environmental Health Toolkits, contact Jacques Colon.


The National Connection for Local Public Health

The mission of the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) is to be a leader, partner, catalyst, and voice for local public health departments.


National Association of County and City Health Officials

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