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The Word on Local Health Departments is a blog by the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO).

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Vaccine

House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Vaccines, Testing, and Medical Supplies

On Wednesday, the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee held a hearing: “Road to Recovery: Ramping Up COVID-19...

Feb 04, 2021
By Cameron Etessami

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  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
  • Extreme Weather
  • Health Equity & Social Justice

[NACCHO Webinar] Protecting Children’s Environmental Health During COVID-19: Supporting Daycares and Other Early Childcare Settings

New COVID-19-related webinar from NACCHO to learn more about environmental health in early childcare settings during...

Apr 09, 2021 | Anu Varma

  • Tools & Resources
  • Health & Disability

Online Training: Prepared4ALL: Whole Community Inclusive Emergency Planning

This free self-paced online training aims to help disability organizations increase their knowledge about emergency...

Apr 08, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: Gender-Affirming Care is HIV Prevention

Gender-affirming care is crucial for trans and GNC youth to stay HIV negative or, for trans youth living with HIV, to...

Apr 07, 2021 | Julia Zigman

Climate Change
  • Press Release

NACCHO and CDC Announce 2021 Climate and Health Adaptation Program Grantees

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), with support from the Climate and Health Program...

Apr 07, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

White House Centers Harm Reduction and Equity in Year 1 Drug Policy Priorities

On April 1, the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) released a statement on its drug policy...

Apr 07, 2021 | Kat Kelley

  • Tools & Resources
  • Behavioral Health

Disaster Planning Handbook for Behavioral Health Service Programs

SAMHSA has published an update of Technical Assistance Publication, Disaster Planning Handbook for Behavioral Health...

Apr 07, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Health Equity & Social Justice

Environmental Health Coalition Releases New Factsheet on Climate Effects and Environmental Health

For National Public Health Week 2021, check out the Environmental Health Coalition’s new factsheet on Climate Effects...

Apr 05, 2021 | Anu Varma

Coronavirus COVID 19
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Immunization

New CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Provider Trainings

HRSA and CDC have developed a fact sheet, New CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Provider Trainings.

Apr 02, 2021 | Beth Hess

Webinar
  • COVID-19
  • Webinar

Webinar: Federal Response to COVID-19 with FEMA, HHS, and CDC

Join this webinar on Tuesday, April 6, 3:00-4:00 pm ET.

Apr 01, 2021 | Beth Hess

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

STD Awareness Week is April 11-17th

STD Awareness Week is around the corner!

Apr 01, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

Partner Articles

  • COVID-19

Investing in Evidence to Inform How to Rebuild the U.S....

Associate Professor, Erika Martin and Betty Bekemeier (University of Washington...

Apr 07, 2021 | Guest Author

Investing in Evidence to Inform How to Rebuild the U.S....

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Accreditation & Quality Improvement
  • Opportunity
  • Performance Improvement

Improving Social Determinants of Health – Getting...

NACCHO is pleased to announced the release of three Request for Proposals to...

Feb 17, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

Improving Social Determinants of Health – Getting...

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  • Climate Change
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Policy

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners in Calling on the...

NACCHO joins leading public health organizations in signing a declaration...

Jan 27, 2021 | Anu Varma

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners in Calling on the...

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  • COVID-19
  • Health in All Policies
  • Leadership
  • Workforce Development

Preparing Your Local Health Department for the Future

If the pandemic has taught us one thing, it is the importance of preparedness....

Jan 15, 2021 | Guest Author

Preparing Your Local Health Department for the Future

  • Tools & Resources
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Promoting Healthy Weight Success Stories & New Online...

The CHOICES Project at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health launched...

Dec 26, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

Promoting Healthy Weight Success Stories & New Online...

Water Fountain
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Water Quality

Purdue University’s New Water Systems Course Designed to...

Purdue is partnering with NACCHO to offer this online course at a discount for...

Dec 04, 2020 | Emily D'Angelo

Purdue University’s New Water Systems Course Designed to...

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  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

NACCHO and CFP Seeks New Recruits for the 2020-2022 Food...

NACCHO and CFP are seeking 10-15 state, local, tribal, and territorial health...

Oct 13, 2020 | Anu Varma

NACCHO and CFP Seeks New Recruits for the 2020-2022 Food...

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  • Press Release
  • Climate Change
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners to Recognize...

NACCHO partners with Children’s Environmental Health Network for CEH Day 2020.

Sep 28, 2020 | Guest Author

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners to Recognize...

Covid
  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
  • Communications & Public Relations

Public Health Communications Collaborative Webinar

The Public Health Communications Collaborative will hold its first live Q&A...

Sep 21, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

Public Health Communications Collaborative Webinar

2021 RWJF Culture of Health Prize
  • Opportunity
  • Social Determinants of Health

Call for Applications: 2021 Robert Wood Johnson...

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2021...

Jul 20, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Call for Applications: 2021 Robert Wood Johnson...

Wildfire
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Hazards & Health Effects

Protecting Lung Health During Wildfires

The American Lung Association has developed a new fact sheet in Spanish to...

Jul 15, 2020

Protecting Lung Health During Wildfires

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Parks

Greener Parks for Health

National Recreation and Park Association releases new Greener Parks for Health...

Jul 13, 2020

Greener Parks for Health

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