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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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  • Press Release

Dr. Meena Brewster, St. Mary’s County Health Officer, Elected to NACCHO's Board of Directors

Meenakshi Brewster, MD, MPH, FAAFP, Health Officer for the St. Mary’s County Health Department in Maryland, has been...

Aug 08, 2022 | Theresa Spinner

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  • COVID-19
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Medical Reserve Corps

NACCHO Accepting Applications for Medical Reserve Corps COVID-19 Respond, Innovate, Sustain, and Equip (RISE) Awards

Applications due Friday, September 16.

Aug 08, 2022 | Beth Hess

  • Food Safety & Inspection

NACCHO360 Spotlight: Tracking Vibriosis and Educating Retail Food Establishments

At the 2022 NACCHO360 Annual Conference, the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and our...

Aug 08, 2022 | Noah Papagni

  • Tools & Resources

RITN: Healthcare Coalition Functional Radiation Exercise

Radiation Injury Treatment Network (RITN) has developed the Healthcare Coalition Functional Radiation Exercise.

Aug 05, 2022 | Jessica Pryor

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  • Immunization

Let's Get Back on Track with National Immunization Awareness Month

Each August, CDC, NACCHO, and other partners recognize National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM). This recognition...

Aug 04, 2022 | Amy Frandsen

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  • Press Release

NACCHO Awards $1.35 Million to Support Identifying and Addressing Inequities in Adult Influenza and COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage Among Racial and Ethnic Populations

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

Aug 02, 2022 | Nicholas Holmes

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NACCHO Awards New Implementing Overdose Response Strategies at the Local Level (IOPSLL) Funding

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

Aug 01, 2022 | Madeline Masog

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  • Press Release

Introducing the 2022 Vector Control Collaborative Cohort

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

Jul 29, 2022 | Anu Varma

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Air Quality

Improving Indoor Air Quality in Schools – Resource Spotlight

These resources can help LHD staff understand where to begin when it comes to supporting schools in their efforts to...

Jul 29, 2022 | Angana Roy

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

NACCHO Congenital Syphilis Compendium Summary

As of June 2022, the Congenital Syphilis Compendium has received a total of 57 intervention entries and an analysis of...

Jul 29, 2022 | Daisha Washington

Partner Articles

  • 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
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health

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

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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  • 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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