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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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  • Immunization

Updated National Immunization Assessment Data

In September 2022 and January 2023, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released the findings from the...

Feb 03, 2023 | Amiris Roberson

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

RFP: Improving Social Determinants of Health – Getting Further Faster Year 3: Public Health, Healthcare, Human Services Alignment

Building upon the results of Years 1 and 2 of the CDC's Improving Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) – Getting...

Feb 03, 2023 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Rural and Frontier Health
  • Rural Health

Rural Local Health Departments: Share Your After-Action Reports

Share your After-Action Reports.

Feb 02, 2023 | Beth Hess

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Community Health
  • Opportunity
  • Technical Assistance

RFA: Wastewater Surveillance for SARS-CoV-2 Mentorship Program

NACCHO, with support from the CDC, is now accepting applications for the 2023 cohort of the Wastewater Surveillance for...

Feb 02, 2023 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Community Engagement to Strengthen Approaches to Decreasing Syphilis RFAs

NACCHO is pleased to announce two new funding opportunities to decrease syphilis via community engagement. Both...

Feb 02, 2023 | Rebekah Horowitz

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  • Community Health
  • Tuberculosis

CDC U.S. TB Elimination Champions Call for Nominations

Nominations for the U.S. CDC U.S. TB Elimination Champions are now open! CDC is seeking nominations that reflect the...

Feb 01, 2023 | NacchoVoice, Irene Halferty

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Request for Proposals: Instruction Design Consultant

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) represents nearly 3,000 local health departments...

Feb 01, 2023 | Lucy Slater

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Prevalence of Substance Use among Congenital Syphilis Cases

On January 20th, 2023, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published new analysis on substance use...

Feb 01, 2023 | Rebekah Horowitz

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Resistant or reduced response Gonorrhea in US Identified for first time

Last week, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced the first cases of a concerning new gonorrhea...

Feb 01, 2023 | Rebekah Horowitz

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  • Webinar

Webinar: Legal Preparedness

Join this webinar on February 8, 1:00 PM ET.

Jan 30, 2023 | Beth Hess

Partner Articles

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

NACCHO Recognizes Second Anniversary of First COVID-19...

NACCHO and leading partners recognize December 14, 2022 as the two-year...

Dec 15, 2022 | Nicholas Holmes

NACCHO Recognizes Second Anniversary of First COVID-19...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning
  • Community Engagement

Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships...

NACCHO is pleased to launch the three revised assessments of Mobilizing for...

Nov 22, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships...

MAPP Roadmap
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)
  • Opportunity

RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

NACCHO is seeking a qualified consultant to provide graphic design for the new...

Nov 07, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Training

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

We are partnering with Climate for Health and ecoAmerica to offer an...

Jul 11, 2022 | Anu Varma

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Health
  • ID Featured

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

This video series was developed from interviews with BLOC COVID funded sites to...

Jul 06, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson, Candice Young

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

Partnering for Pediatric Vaccinations

Florida Department of Health in Manatee County has been leading the way in...

Jun 17, 2022 | Amiris Roberson

Partnering for Pediatric Vaccinations

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  • Press Release

NACCHO Announces Ten Health Department Grantees to...

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

May 18, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

NACCHO Announces Ten Health Department Grantees to...

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  • Webinar
  • Community Health
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Infectious Disease

World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

This year’s theme for World Hand Hygiene Day on May 5 is focused on recognizing...

May 04, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

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  • Press Release

Public Health Groups Announce Grantees for National...

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

Apr 07, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

Public Health Groups Announce Grantees for National...

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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...

Alzheimers Disease
  • 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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