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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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New Public Health Workforce Resilience Resource Library

A new resource library offers tools and trainings to help public health workers build resilience.

Aug 19, 2021
By Beth Hess

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic
  • Community Health

Request For Proposals: Overdose Response Strategy Pilot Project Technical Assistance Meeting Facilitation

NACCHO is pleased to offer a funding opportunity for a skilled facilitator to aid the six Overdose Response Strategy...

Jan 26, 2022 | Audrey Eisemann

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  • COVID-19
  • Press Release
  • Contact Tracing

Joint Statement: Public Health Agencies Transitioning Away from Universal Case Investigation and Contact Tracing for Individual Cases of COVID-19

NACCHO joins groups in releasing joint statement supporting public health agencies transitioning away from universal...

Jan 25, 2022 | nacchovoice

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Opportunity
  • Performance Improvement
  • Social Determinants of Health

Request for Application: Social Determinants of Health - Getting Further Faster Year 2: Training and Technical Assistance Coordination Center

The purpose of this funding opportunity is to identify one provider to design, establish, manage, and assess the...

Jan 24, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

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Bipartisan Group of Senators Reintroduce NACCHO-Supported Strengthening the Public Health Workforce Act

On January 13, Senators Tina Smith (D-MN), Susan Collins (R-ME), Cory Booker (D-NJ), and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK)...

Jan 21, 2022 | Kerry Allen

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

Request For Applications: Strengthening Capacity in Suicide, Overdose, and Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Prevention for Local Health Departments

With support from the CDC, NACCHO is pleased to offer a new funding opportunity aimed at supporting local health...

Jan 20, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

  • Health & Disability

#AcrossTheLifespan: Recognizing Birth Defects Through all Phases of Life

January not only marks the beginning of a new year, but also National Birth Defects Awareness Month.

Jan 20, 2022 | Guest Author

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  • Medical Reserve Corps
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

Combating the Opioid Epidemic

The New Mexico Integrative Wellness Medical Reserve Corps has taken steps to combat the opioid epidemic in their...

Jan 19, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • Press Release

The National Association of County and City Health Officials Announces $80,000 in Grants to Advance Health Equity in Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Efforts

— The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), the voice of the country’s nearly 3,000 local...

Jan 19, 2022 | Johanna Segovia

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Opportunity

Request for Proposals: NACCHO Seeking eLearning Business Consultant

Request for Proposals: NACCHO Seeking eLearning Business Consultant

Jan 18, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • COVID-19

CDC Updates Consumer Mask Website

CDC has updated its consumer webpage describing the types of masks and respirators used to prevent the transmission of...

Jan 18, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Hazards & Health Effects

Multi-faceted EPA Research Addressing Threats to Public...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) researchers are working to...

Sep 27, 2021 | Guest Author

Multi-faceted EPA Research Addressing Threats to Public...

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  • Press Release

NACCHO and the Alzheimer’s Association Collaborating to...

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO),...

Sep 21, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

NACCHO and the Alzheimer’s Association Collaborating to...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Water Quality

Responding to Per- And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in...

On August 12, 2021, NACCHO and AAAS’s EPI Center hosted a webinar on PFAS...

Aug 27, 2021 | Guest Author

Responding to Per- And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in...

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

NEHA-FDA RFFM Mentorship Program in partnership with the...

Applications for the program are now open from September 9 through November 15,...

Aug 03, 2021 | Guest Author

NEHA-FDA RFFM Mentorship Program in partnership with the...

  • 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...

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  • 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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