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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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Healthcare Coalition Burn Surge Annex Template

The 2019-2023 HPP Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) requires Healthcare Coalitions (HCCs) to develop a...

Mar 11, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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The Exchange (Issue 10): Preparing for and Responding to Wildfires and Planned Outages

While the world of public health focuses on monitoring and responding to the evolving COVID-19 situation amid the...

Mar 11, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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Webinar Recording: Developing a Healthcare Coalition Pediatric Surge Annex

On February 26, ASPR TRACIE hosted Developing a Healthcare Coalition Pediatric Surge Annex. This webinar featured...

Mar 11, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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Webinar Recording: Communication Partnerships for Public Health Emergencies

In an emergency, how do you share potentially life-saving information with those people who are hardest to reach? The...

Feb 19, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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FEMA Webinars to Highlight Updates to HSEEP Doctrine

FEMA has released an updated 2020 Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) Doctrine. To see...

Feb 18, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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Call for Participants: Administrative Preparedness Focus Groups at Prep Summit

Calling local health departments of all sizes! Are you attending the 2020 Preparedness Summit in Dallas, TX? If so,...

Feb 18, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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Updated Community Emergency Response Team Basic Training

The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program educates volunteers about disaster preparedness for the hazards...

Feb 18, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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2020 Ready or Not Report: Protecting the Public’s Health

Ready or Not: Protecting the Public’s Health from Diseases, Disasters and Bioterrorism is an annual report measuring...

Feb 18, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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Now Available: Federal School Safety Clearinghouse

The Federal School Safety Clearinghouse, SchoolSafety.gov, is a one-stop-shop of resources for Kindergarten through...

Feb 13, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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NACCHO Announces Over $1 Million in Medical Reserve Corps Operational Readiness Awards

NACCHO recently announced the 2019 Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Operational Readiness Awards (ORA). The Medical Reserve...

Feb 13, 2020 | 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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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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