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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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NACCHO Statement in Response to the George Floyd Murder Trial Verdict

The verdict in the George Floyd murder trial is one step forward in holding police accountable for violent actions...

Apr 21, 2021
By Theresa Spinner

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  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

NACCHO 360: Put These COVID-Related Sharing Sessions and Workshops on Your Schedule

The 2021 NACCHO 360 Conference, scheduled for June 29–July 1, will offer several sharing sessions and educational...

Jun 11, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

We’re Hiring! Join NACCHO’s HSH Team As a New Program Analyst or Senior Program Analyst

NACCHO’s HIV, STI, Viral Hepatitis, and Harm Reduction team is hiring a Program Analyst and a Senior Program Analyst!

Jun 11, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

The Biden-Harris Administration Champions LGBTQ+ Equality and Marks Pride Month

On June 1st, President Biden issued a proclamation affirming June 2021 as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and...

Jun 11, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

HHS Updated America’s HIV Epidemic Analysis Dashboard (AHEAD)

HHS updated AHEAD with new data for all 6 EHE indicators at the national, state/territory, and county/area levels....

Jun 11, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

White House Appoints Harold Phillips to Lead Office of National AIDS Policy

The White House announced the appointment of Harold Phillips to lead the Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP) on June...

Jun 11, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

STI Express Services: Increasing Access and Testing while Maximizing Resources

This brief summarizes the results of the STI Express Initiative and highlights key findings that support the use of...

Jun 11, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

How COVID-19 Altered HIV Care, PrEP Use, and Sexual Behaviors of MSM in the Southern US

This study adds to a research trend showing COVID-19’s significant impact on HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment.

Jun 11, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

CDC DIS Workforce Development Funding

The CDC Division of STD Prevention just launched a website dedicated to the Disease Intervention Specialists (DIS)...

Jun 11, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

CDC/NCSD Quarterly National Internet Partner Services (NIPS) Call

Disease Intervention Specialists (DIS) serve as a cornerstone of the STD field by playing a critical role in reporting...

Jun 11, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Expanding the Role of Retail Health Clinics in Addressing STIs

The National Coalition for Sexual Health, in partnership with the Convenient Care Association, released a new report...

Jun 11, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

Partner Articles

  • 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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  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
  • Communications & Public Relations

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
  • Opportunity
  • Social Determinants of Health

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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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Hazards & Health Effects

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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  • Tools & Resources
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Parks

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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