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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

  • Food Safety & Inspection

Retail Program Standards Symposium Registration Is Open!

Registration is now open for the virtual Retail Program Standards Symposium to be held June 7-9, 2022.

Mar 29, 2022

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  • Press Release

Fairfax County Health Department’s Acute Communicable and Emerging Diseases Program Team Honored as an Infection Prevention and Control Champion

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

Mar 29, 2022 | Kimberly Nalley

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  • Tools & Resources

Institute for Vaccine Safety, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Tool: LetsTalkCovidVaccines

Yes, we’ve made considerable progress! Over 200 million Americans are now protected from COVID-19 thanks to very safe...

Mar 29, 2022 | Tori Decea

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  • Podcast

Podcast from Washington: NACCHO Recognizes World TB Day

Ian Goldstein speaks with Deputy Public Health Director and Director of Community Health Services for Genesee and...

Mar 25, 2022 | Ian Goldstein

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  • Press Release

Podcast from Washington: NACCHO Recognizes World TB Day

Ian speaks with Brenden Bedard, Deputy Public Health Director and Director of Community Health Services for Genesee and...

Mar 24, 2022 | Ian Goldstein

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Infectious Disease
  • Tuberculosis

Register Today for the 58th Annual Denver TB Online Course

The 58th Annual Denver TB Course (Online Series) provides a broad overview of active and latent TB including its...

Mar 23, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

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  • Press Release

National Association of County and City Health Officials Awards New Overdose Response Project Funding

Washington, DC, March 22, 2022 — The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), representing...

Mar 22, 2022 | Stacy Stanford

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  • Immunization
  • Infectious Disease
  • Research & Reports

Vaccinate Your Family Releases 6th Annual State of the ImmUnion Report

Every year, Vaccinate Your Family distributes a State of the ImmUnion report to help examine the strength of our...

Mar 22, 2022 | Tori Decea

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Water Quality

Supporting Local Health Departments Responding to Water Emergencies

World Water Day (March 22) is a universal occasion to recognize the importance of water, sanitation, and hygiene...

Mar 22, 2022 | Anu Varma

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  • Press Release

National Association of County and City Health Officials’ Data Featured in New Study on Pandemic-Related Workplace Violence Among Public Health Officials

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

Mar 18, 2022 | Adriane Casalotti

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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...

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  • 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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