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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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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

STD Awareness Week 2020: Rural STD Clinic Opens—Bucking the Trend—to Bring Services to Their Community

New data from FAIR Health found that diagnoses of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) were up 98% in rural areas...

Apr 15, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

LHD HIV, STI, and Hepatitis Programs Respond and Adapt to COVID-19

Local health departments (LHDs) are on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic. LHD HIV, STI, and viral hepatitis (HSH)...

Apr 10, 2020 | Kat Kelley

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  • Press Release
  • Infectious Disease

Local Health Departments Standing Strong on the Frontlines of COVID-19 Response

A Statement by NACCHO CEO Lori Tremmel Freeman in Honor of National Public Health Week.

Apr 09, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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  • COVID-19
  • Emergency Response
  • Leadership
  • Workforce Development

NPHW 2020: Local Health Departments on the Frontlines of COVID-19

Each year, National Public Health Week (NPHW) serves to recognize the contributions of public health and center issues...

Apr 06, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • COVID-19
  • Leadership

A Message from NACCHO CEO Lori Tremmel Freeman

Today marks the beginning of National Public Health Week 2020. Recognition of our county and city health departments...

Apr 06, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

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  • COVID-19
  • Leadership
  • Performance Improvement

Thoughts on Adaptive Leadership During the COVID-19 Pandemic

By focusing on a few elements of leadership practice, public health leaders, particularly those in state and local...

Apr 03, 2020 | Guest Author

  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response
  • Infectious Disease

COVID-19 Resources for Local Health Departments (March 30-April 3)

March 30, 2020 CDC Updates (https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/)  COVID-19 Patient Impact and Hospital...

Apr 02, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease

COVID-19 Resources for Local Health Departments (March 16-20)

March 16, 2020 CDC Updates: Health Alert Network: Information and Guidance about Global Travel on Cruise Ships,...

Mar 31, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Climate Change
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Opportunity

Call for Proposals: Global Ideas for U.S. Solutions – Cities Taking Action to Address Health, Equity, and Climate Change

Cities around the world are taking meaningful action to advance health equity by designing solutions that benefit the...

Mar 24, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Infectious Disease

Use of VDOT for Tuberculosis: An Interview with Richard Garfein for World TB Day 2020

­­­­Tuberculosis (TB) remains a leading cause of preventable infectious disease deaths worldwide. In the United States,...

Mar 24, 2020 | Christina Baum

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
  • 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...

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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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