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The Word on Local Health Departments is a blog by the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO).

  • Food Safety & Inspection

Outbreak of Salmonella Infections Linked to Ground Beef

CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and...

Nov 04, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Food Safety & Inspection

Manufactured Food Regulatory Program Standards 2019 Updates

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued revised food safety standards for state regulatory programs that...

Nov 04, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Food Safety & Inspection

IFSAC Releases Annual Report on the Sources of Foodborne Illness

In an ongoing effort to understand sources of foodborne illness in the United States, the Interagency Food Safety...

Nov 04, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Hazards & Health Effects

FDA Releases New Chapter of PC Human Food Draft Guidance on Developing A Recall Plan

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing the availability of draft guidance that explains how food...

Nov 04, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Call for Comments
  • Food Safety & Inspection

Submit Comments on the FDA’s “New Era of Smarter Food Safety” Approach

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) held a public meeting on October 21, 2019, to hear from a broad...

Nov 04, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Food Safety & Inspection

Romaine lettuce linked to another E. coli outbreak, but appears to be over

On Oct. 31, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration shared news of a recent E. coli O157:H7 outbreak, involving 23...

Nov 04, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Food Safety & Inspection

FDA Releases Two New Foodborne Illness Testimonial Videos

Through its industry outreach efforts, the FDA’s National Retail Food Team is releasing two new foodborne illness...

Nov 04, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Climate Change

CDC Celebrating 10 years of Climate and Health Program

CDC’s Climate and Health Program is celebrating 10 years of supporting state, tribal, local, and territorial public...

Oct 30, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Tools & Resources
  • Water Quality

Updated National Tap Water Database

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) released the latest update of its Tap Water Database, detailing contaminants in...

Oct 30, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Water Quality

EPA Funding Opportunity: Approaches to Reduce Nutrient Loadings for Harmful Algal Blooms Management

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program announces the...

Oct 30, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

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  • 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
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Infectious Disease

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

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...

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