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

  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Opportunity

Apply for Emerging Threats (Hepatitis C, Syphilis and/or Zika) Field Support for Local Health Departments

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is soliciting applications from local health departments (LHDs)...

Oct 28, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • Global Health
  • Infectious Disease
  • Research & Reports

Inaugural Global Health Security Index

A new Global Health Security (GHS) Index was recently released—the first comprehensive assessment and benchmarking of...

Oct 24, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

HHS Updates STI Federal Action Plan Website

Updates were recently made to the Department of Health and Human Services' STI Federal Action Plan homepage. A new...

Oct 07, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • Cardiovascular Health
  • Tobacco-Use Prevention

CDC Media Update: Lung Disease Associated with E-cigarette Use or Vaping

In response to the multistate outbreak of lung injury associated with e-cigarette product use (e.g., devices, liquids,...

Oct 04, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • Food Safety & Inspection

FDA Launches the FDA-TRACK: Food Safety Dashboard to Track FSMA Progress

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has established a Food Safety Dashboard designed to track the impact of the...

Oct 01, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Tobacco-Use Prevention

CDC Update: Lung Disease Associated with E-cigarette Use or Vaping (as of 10/29/2019)

In response to the multistate outbreak of lung injury associated with e-cigarette product use (e.g., devices, liquids,...

Sep 27, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • Food Safety & Inspection

FDA Launches Food Defense Plan Builder Version 2.0

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has launched an updated version of the Food Defense Plan Builder (FDPB) to help...

Sep 27, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Infectious Disease

NACCHO, Local Health Departments Celebrate Success of AMR Challenge

Earlier this week, the United States celebrated the success of The AMR Challenge during the United Nations General...

Sep 26, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • Climate Change

Building Public Health Capacity for Climate Action

The theme for this year’s World Environmental Health Day, celebrated on Sept. 26, calls for unified action among the...

Sep 26, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Immunization
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Release of 2018 NIS-Teen Vaccination Rates

CDC released results from the 2018 National Immunization Survey-Teen (NIS-Teen) in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly...

Sep 12, 2019 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning
  • Community Engagement

Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships...

NACCHO is pleased to launch the three revised assessments of Mobilizing for...

Nov 22, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships...

MAPP Roadmap
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)
  • Opportunity

RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

NACCHO is seeking a qualified consultant to provide graphic design for the new...

Nov 07, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

  • 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...

Alzheimers Disease
  • 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...

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