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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

Preparedness Report
  • Research & Reports

FEMA's 2021 National Preparedness Report

FEMA has released the 2021 National Preparedness Report.

Feb 18, 2022 | Beth Hess

At home testing
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources

COVID Test Instructions in in Multiple Languages

The National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants and Migrants (NRC-RIM) has compiled instructions on how to take...

Feb 18, 2022 | Beth Hess

In home vaccination
  • Tools & Resources
  • Immunization

State Plans for Ensuring COVID-19 Vaccine Access for Individuals Who Are Homebound

Trust for America’s Health has developed a map to show state’s plans for vaccinating homebound individuals.

Feb 18, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources

Communicating About Vaccines: Meeting People Where They Are

The Berkley Media Studies Group has developed a new video about how to communicate with people about vaccines based on...

Feb 18, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Helping Senior Citizens to Build Resilience

To improve quality of life and health outcomes during the pandemic, the Franklin MRC developed its Senior Citizen...

Feb 18, 2022 | Beth Hess

  • Food Safety & Inspection

Local Health Departments: FDA Issues Urgent Recall of Powdered Infant Formula Sourced from Michigan Facility

From FDA: Do not use certain powdered infant formulas produced at Abbott Nutrition’s Sturgis, MI facility.

Feb 17, 2022

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Share the STD Registry on Social Media During STD Awareness Week (April 10th-April 16th)

Share the #STDRegistry on your social media accounts to support NACCHO's efforts in collecting a registry of STD/HIV...

Feb 17, 2022 | Jas Florentino

2022 COVID Rural Workforce RFA
  • COVID-19
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Rural Health

Request for Applications: Building Workforce Capacity of Rural and Frontier Local Health Departments to Respond to COVID-19

Applications due March 30, 2022.

Feb 16, 2022 | Beth Hess

  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

CDC’s InFORM Conference Now Accepting Registration Scholarships for NACCHO Members to Attend!

Get the opportunity to exchange expertise about improving surveillance systems and practices for detecting,...

Feb 14, 2022

Vaccine

CDC's Updated Pneumococcal Vaccine Recommendations for Adults

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) met on...

Feb 10, 2022 | Victoria Thompson

Partner Articles

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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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  • 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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