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

Reaching Teen Moms with Breastfeeding Education & Support

Historically, breastfeeding rates among teens are lower than other subsets of women in the U.S. The decision to...

Nov 17, 2016 | Andrea Grenadier

CDC/DASH Announces New Division Director

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently named Dr. Kathleen Ethier as the new Division Director of...

Nov 17, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

Every Child Deserves To Celebrate Their First Birthday

By Folashade Osibanjo, MPH, CLC, Program Analyst, Breastfeeding Project As the annual commemoration of Infant Mortality...

Sep 28, 2016 | nacchovoice

Updated Health and Disability Toolkit in NACCHO’s New Toolbox

Earlier this year, NACCHO launched an updated and expanded Health and Disability Toolkit as a part of its free, online...

Aug 05, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

Take Action! August is National Immunization Awareness Month

National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) is an annual observance to promote the importance of vaccination for...

Jul 28, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

NCSD Resources on Sexual Transmission of Zika Virus

The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) has developed a resource page on sexual transmission of Zika. The page...

May 10, 2016 | Nyana Quashie

NACCHO Launches Updated Health and Disability Toolkit

By Meredith Williams, NACCHO Health and Disability Fellow The NACCHO Health and Disability Team has launched an updated...

Mar 23, 2016 | Guest Author

Technical Consultation on the Elimination of Perinatal Hepatitis B in the U.S.: What Local Health Departments Can Do

By Cynthia English, RN BSN, Communicable Disease Specialist, Saint Louis County (MO) Department of Public Health...

Feb 09, 2016 | Guest Author

Protect Yourself While Pregnant: Food Safety Resources for Local Health Departments

By Brittany C. Woodland, Congressional and Public Affairs Specialist, Food Safety and Inspection Service, U.S....

Dec 10, 2015 | Guest Author

Using Triple P as a Model to Engage Communities and Prevent Child Maltreatment

By Calondra Tibbs, MPH, Senior Director, Safe and Healthy Families, NACCHO Positive relationships between caregivers...

Oct 29, 2015 | nacchovoice

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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

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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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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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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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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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Public Health Communications Collaborative Webinar

The Public Health Communications Collaborative will hold its first live Q&A...

Sep 21, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

Public Health Communications Collaborative Webinar

2021 RWJF Culture of Health Prize
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  • Social Determinants of Health

Call for Applications: 2021 Robert Wood Johnson...

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2021...

Jul 20, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Call for Applications: 2021 Robert Wood Johnson...

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Protecting Lung Health During Wildfires

The American Lung Association has developed a new fact sheet in Spanish to...

Jul 15, 2020

Protecting Lung Health During Wildfires

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Greener Parks for Health

National Recreation and Park Association releases new Greener Parks for Health...

Jul 13, 2020

Greener Parks for Health

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CDC Report: Temporary Reassignment of Personnel Requests...

CDC recently updated its flexibilities guidance for recipients and applicants...

Jul 09, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

CDC Report: Temporary Reassignment of Personnel Requests...

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Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

SYNC 2020, the National Conference for HIV, HCV, STI and LGBTQ Health, is...

Jul 08, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

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Apply Now: DIS Scholarships for STD Engage 2020...

NCSD and NACCHO are pleased to offer several full scholarships for DIS to...

Jun 24, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Apply Now: DIS Scholarships for STD Engage 2020...

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