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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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New Public Health Workforce Resilience Resource Library

A new resource library offers tools and trainings to help public health workers build resilience.

Aug 19, 2021
By Beth Hess

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  • Tools & Resources

CISA Report Outlines Protections to Address Cybersecurity Risk for K-12 Schools and Districts

CISA provides recommendations and resources to help K-12 schools and school districts address systemic cybersecurity...

Jan 30, 2023 | Beth Hess

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Leadership
  • Opportunity
  • Workforce Development

Request for Proposals: Curriculum Designer to Develop Training Program for New Local Health Officials

NACCHO is seeking a qualified consultant to develop a new training curriculum that NACCHO will use to provide new local...

Jan 30, 2023 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Gun Violence
  • Injury and Violence Prevention

Reflections Following Murder of Tyre Nichols and a Violent Week

Reflections from NACCHO Chief Executive Officer Lori Tremmel Freeman.

Jan 28, 2023 | NacchoVoice

  • Press Release

National Association of County and City Health Officials Awards New Overdose Response Project Funding  

Public Health Projects in California, Connecticut, Florida, Maine, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, Pennsylvania,...

Jan 26, 2023 | NacchoVoice

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  • Webinar
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

Webinar: Tools to Address Multi-drug Resistant Organisms (MDROs) and Outbreaks

In this webinar, attendees had the opportunity to learn about the Council for Outbreak Response: Healthcare-Associated...

Jan 24, 2023 | Irene Halferty

  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Resilience
  • Mental Health

Bouncing Back from Local Environmental Health Staff Impact During COVID-19

This blog takes a look at the impact the pandemic had specifically on the environmental health staff of local health...

Jan 24, 2023 | Charlotte Ciampa

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  • Press Release

The National Association of County and City Health Officials Files Amicus Brief in Appeal of Local Opioid Crisis Case

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), along with the American Public Health...

Jan 23, 2023 | NacchoVoice

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  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

The National Association of County and City Health Officials Files Amicus Brief in Appeal of Local Opioid Crisis Case

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), along with the American Public Health...

Jan 23, 2023

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  • Community Health
  • Infectious Disease
  • Opportunity

NACCHO Disease Outbreaks and Analytics Project Call for Participation

NACCHO is currently recruiting members for a community of practice focused on infectious disease outbreak and response....

Jan 23, 2023 | NacchoVoice

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease

NASEM Releases Report on Wastewater-Based Disease Surveillance

New report reviews the current utility of community-level wastewater surveillance during the COVID-19 pandemic and its...

Jan 19, 2023 | Rebecca Rainey

Partner Articles

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

NACCHO Recognizes Second Anniversary of First COVID-19...

NACCHO and leading partners recognize December 14, 2022 as the two-year...

Dec 15, 2022 | Nicholas Holmes

NACCHO Recognizes Second Anniversary of First COVID-19...

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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...

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  • 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
  • Community Health
  • ID Featured

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
  • Community Health
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Infectious Disease

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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