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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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Vaccine

House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Vaccines, Testing, and Medical Supplies

On Wednesday, the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee held a hearing: “Road to Recovery: Ramping Up COVID-19...

Feb 04, 2021
By Cameron Etessami

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

NASTAD Opens Center for Innovation and Engagement

NASTAD recently announced the launch of its Center for Innovation and Engagement (CIE) website. The CIE provides...

Mar 04, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Co-located HIV Services Can Help Women Who Inject Drugs Access PrEP, Study Shows

A new study funded by NIH’s National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) suggests that implementing PrEP distribution within...

Mar 04, 2021 | Guest Author, Julia Zigman

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

HIV Data Protection Landscape for EHE Jurisdictions

NASTAD released a new resource assessing HIV Data Protection Landscape for EHE Jurisdictions.

Mar 04, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

RWHAP Penalties and Requirements Waived for FY20 & FY21

The HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau released a final letter outlining the requirements and penalties that are waived for FY20 &...

Mar 04, 2021

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

HepVu Launches County-Level Hepatitis C-Related Mortality Data

HepVu launched it’s new interactive maps and data visualizing Hepatitis C-related mortality at the county-level,...

Mar 04, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

LGBTQ Inclusive Care
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Organizational Strategies and Inclusive Language to Build Culturally Responsive Health Care Environments for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer People

Examples of organizational strategies and inclusive language that can be integrated into standard patient-facing...

Mar 04, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • COVID-19
  • Awards & Recognition
  • Infectious Disease

Member Spotlight: Dr. Dawn Terashita recognized as NACCHO Infection Prevention and Control Champion

NACCHO has announced that Dr. Dawn Terashita, MD, MPH, FACPM, Associate Director for the Acute Communicable Disease...

Mar 03, 2021 | Kimberly Nalley

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

CDC's Harm Reduction Technical Assistance Program: Webinar March 9

Please join CDC, NASTAD, the University of Washington, the National Harm Reduction Coalition, and NACCHO for a webinar...

Mar 03, 2021 | Julia Zigman

Coronavirus COVID 19
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar

Environmental Health & COVID-19 Resource Roundup: March 3, 2021

NACCHO's latest bi-weekly blog consisting of an up-to-date collection of COVID-19 resources for our members working at...

Mar 03, 2021 | Anu Varma

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  • COVID-19
  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease

New Variants of SARS-CoV-2: What we know, and how one local health department has been impacted

New variants of the virus SARS-CoV-2 have increasingly become one of the top concerns as efforts to prevent the spread...

Mar 02, 2021 | Kimberly Nalley

Partner Articles

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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...

Water Fountain
  • 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...

Covid
  • 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...

Wildfire
  • 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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  • Tools & Resources

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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