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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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  • Press Release
  • Vector Control

The Impact of COVID-19 on Local Vector Control Response

Health departments across the country are limiting or shuttering services due to the COVID-19 outbreak. NACCHO spoke...

May 04, 2020 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Press Release
  • Infectious Disease

NACCHO’s Past Presidents Call for Action to Support Public Health Response to Coronavirus

Yesterday, 19 former presidents of the NACCHO, on behalf of the nation’s nearly 3,000 local health departments, sent...

Apr 23, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Press Release
  • Workforce Development

NACCHO Applauds the Introduction of Public Health Workforce Loan Repayment Act in the Senate

A federal Public Health Workforce Loan Repayment program is an important investment in strengthening health departments...

Apr 22, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Press Release
  • Immunization
  • Infectious Disease
  • Podcast

Podcast: World Immunization Week with CDC’s Dr. William Schluter and NACCHO CEO Lori Tremmel Freeman

In this episode from the NACCHO Podcast Series, Ian Goldstein is joined by NACCHO CEO Lori Tremmel Freeman to discuss...

Apr 16, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Press Release

National Association of County and City Health Officials’ Position Statement on Public Health Capacity for COVID-19 Contact Tracing Surge

Massive scale up of health department workforce, supports needed to achieve goals

Apr 16, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Press Release
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Infectious Disease

Report from the Field: The Impact of COVID-19 on Local Health Department HIV, STI, and Hepatitis Programs

Health departments across the country are limiting or shuttering services due to the outbreak.

Apr 15, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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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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  • Press Release
  • Infectious Disease
  • Letters & Statements

Nation’s Public Health Leaders Urge President Trump to Use All Available Authorities to Quickly Produce Testing Supplies and Personal Protective Equipment

A joint statement by the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, Association of Public Health...

Apr 09, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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  • COVID-19
  • Press Release
  • Infectious Disease
  • Letters & Statements

National Association of County and City Health Officials’ Statement on the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act

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

Mar 27, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Press Release
  • Infectious Disease

Local Health Departments Recognized as TB Champions by CDC

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

Mar 24, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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...

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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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