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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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Request for Applications for COVID-19 Prevention and Mitigation Strategies, Monitoring and Evaluation Consultant

NACCHO is seeking a consultant to provide training and technical assistance to 23 program sites via one-on-one and...

Oct 22, 2021 | Jas Florentino

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccination Operational Planning Guide

With Pfizer-BioNTech’s submission for Emergency Use Authorization for their COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 5-11,...

Oct 22, 2021 | Amy Frandsen

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  • Water Quality
  • Community Health

Story from the Field: Large Increase in Private Water Well Nitrate Levels

Central Region Groundwater Protection Committee provided funded the nitrate test screenings.

Oct 21, 2021 | Sarah Brubaker, Tazewell County Health Department

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  • Immunization
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Vaccinating Underserved Communities

Since early May of 2021 the Passaic County Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) has been on the road, administering vaccinations...

Oct 21, 2021 | Beth Hess

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Universal Adult Hepatitis B Vaccination: A Critical Strategy for the Elimination of Viral Hepatitis

NACCHO expresses support for the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practice’s (ACIP’s) proposed recommendation for...

Oct 21, 2021

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  • Opportunity

Deadline Extended: Submit an Abstract for the 2022 Preparedness Summit

Deadline Extension! Submit Conference Abstracts by October 27.

Oct 20, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources

COVID-19 After Action Review Toolkit

The new COVID-19 After Action Review Toolkit is a free online resource providing guidance, tools, and resources for an...

Oct 19, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • Infection Prevention and Control Champions

Member Spotlight: DuPage County HAI Team Recognized as NACCHO Infection Prevention and Control Champion

NACCHO recognizes the DuPage County Health Department (Illinois), Healthcare Associated Infection (HAI) team as its...

Oct 19, 2021 | Jaclyn Abramson

Justice
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NACCHO Requests Protection of Public Health Department Officials and Staff from Harassment, Intimidation, and Threats of Violence

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) sent a letter today to U.S. Attorney General...

Oct 18, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Immunization
  • Vaccine Hesitancy

Request for Applications: Equipping Local Health Departments to Address Vaccine Hesitancy

NACCHO is offering a technical assistance and capacity building opportunity to provide local health departments (LHD)...

Oct 18, 2021 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott, Amy Frandsen

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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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  • 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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