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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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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Communications & Public Relations

NEW: Social Media Toolkit: A Primer for Local Health Department PIOs and Communications Professionals

From establishing your health department’s social media presence to finding out which platforms work best in...

Sep 21, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Climate Change

NACCHO to Grant Up to $75,000 to Support Local Health Departments Working on Climate and Health

NACCHO, with support from the Climate and Health Program at the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, intends to...

Sep 20, 2021 | Anu Varma

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

Request for Applications: Implementing Overdose Prevention Strategies at the Local Level

In this funding opportunity, NACCHO will award up to ten high-burden counties or cities to implement activities that...

Sep 17, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Tools & Resources

National Preparedness Month 2021: Low-Cost, No-Cost Preparedness

During this third week of National Preparedness Month, let's focus on low-cost and no-cost preparedness actions.

Sep 17, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • Accreditation & Quality Improvement
  • Call for Comments
  • Performance Improvement

Shape the future of public health practice! Input needed on Version 2022 of PHAB's Standards & Measures

Shape the future of public health practice by sharing your thoughts on Version 2022 of the PHAB Standards & Measures.

Sep 17, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Opportunity

Now Accepting Abstracts: 2022 Preparedness Summit

The abstract submission period for the 2022 Preparedness Summit is open!

Sep 16, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • Webinar
  • Immunization
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Panel Discussion: Working Together to Protect Our Adolescents in School Environments from Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

NACCHO President Lisa Macon Harrison, MHP, joins Unity Consortium for a panel moderated by Dr. Chelsea Clinton on...

Sep 16, 2021 | Beth Hess

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NACCHO is a Planning Partner for the 2021 National Sexual Health Conference

NACCHO is a Planning Partner of the 2021 National Sexual Health Conference (NSHC).

Sep 16, 2021 | Jas Florentino

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NACCHO is Proud to Announce a New Partnership with National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable

NACCHO is proud to announce a new partnership with the National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable (NVHR).

Sep 16, 2021 | Jas Florentino

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PrEP Pricing, Access, and 340B Program Revenue Dynamics

NASTAD has been closely following and engaging with its coalition partners regarding several drug pricing and access...

Sep 16, 2021 | Jas Florentino

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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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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Water Quality

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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  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

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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  • Press Release
  • Climate Change
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

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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