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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

  • Webinar
  • Training

NTSB Transportation Disaster Family Assistance Workshop

The National Transportation Safety Board’s Transportation Disaster Assistance (TDA) Division is offering a free virtual...

Mar 05, 2021 | Beth Hess

  • Antibiotic Resistance

Paper Demonstrates Tremendous Healthcare Costs Associated with Antibiotic Resistance

A new paper from CDC and the University of Utah published in Clinical Infectious Diseases estimates that the national...

Mar 05, 2021 | Christina Baum

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  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
  • Health & Disability

Improving Vaccine Access to Homebound Older Adults and People with Disabilities

Trust for America’s Health is hosting a series of “Huddle” calls that will provide just-in-time information on...

Mar 05, 2021 | Beth Hess

  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Notice of Funding Opportunity from CDC: Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention and Surveillance of Blood Lead Levels in Children

CDC/ATSDR Notice of Funding Opportunity.

Mar 04, 2021 | Anu Varma

Notice of Funding Opportunity: Upto $180 Million Available for the Low or No Emission Vehicle Program

U.S. Department of Transportation announces $180 Million funding opportunity for Low or No Emission Transit Vehicles &...

Mar 04, 2021 | Anu Varma

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  • Podcast

Podcast from Washington: NACCHO Virtual Hill Week

This week's NACCHO Podcast episode features NACCHO Chief of Government and Public Affairs Adriane Casalotti

Mar 04, 2021 | Ian Goldstein

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

HIV Data Protection Landscape for EHE Jurisdictions

NASTAD released a new resource assessing HIV Data Protection Landscape for EHE Jurisdictions.

Mar 04, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

RWHAP Penalties and Requirements Waived for FY20 & FY21

The HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau released a final letter outlining the requirements and penalties that are waived for FY20 &...

Mar 04, 2021

Hep Vu
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

HepVu Launches County-Level Hepatitis C-Related Mortality Data

HepVu launched it’s new interactive maps and data visualizing Hepatitis C-related mortality at the county-level,...

Mar 04, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

LGBTQ Inclusive Care
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Organizational Strategies and Inclusive Language to Build Culturally Responsive Health Care Environments for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer People

Examples of organizational strategies and inclusive language that can be integrated into standard patient-facing...

Mar 04, 2021 | Julia Zigman

Partner Articles

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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...

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  • 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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  • Tools & Resources

CDC Report: Temporary Reassignment of Personnel Requests...

CDC recently updated its flexibilities guidance for recipients and applicants...

Jul 09, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

CDC Report: Temporary Reassignment of Personnel Requests...

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