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

Promote the Importance of Vaccines during National Immunization Awareness Month

The following post was originally published on NACCHO’s new Healthy People, Healthy Places blog. The blog offers...

Aug 12, 2015 | nacchovoice

National Water Quality Month: A Reminder to Enhance Water Safety and Sustainability Efforts

National Water Quality Month in August serves as an important reminder for local health departments to reflect on the...

Aug 06, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

White House and EPA Release Final Clean Power Plan

On Monday, August 3, President Barack Obama and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the Clean Power...

Aug 04, 2015 | Mary Hodges

President Obama Unveils Final Version of the Clean Power Plan

President Obama and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy announced on August 3 the...

Aug 03, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

CDC Releases Report on Lyme Disease Expansion

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently reported that Lyme disease has significantly expanded in...

Jul 28, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

Preparing for the Growing Threat of Mosquito-Borne Illnesses

During the summer, mosquitoes can be a nuisance when trying to enjoy the warm weather. But with climate change and lack...

Jul 14, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

What to Know about Summer Weather and Lyme Disease

This post originally ran on NACCHO’s Healthy People, Healthy Places blog. For more environmental health and infectious...

Jul 08, 2015 | Guest Author

How can local health departments address the health effects of climate change in their communities?

Let us know in the comments below.

Jul 06, 2015 | Katie Regan

New Study Says Climate Change May Undermine Last Half-Century of Health Improvements

A new report by The Lancet says that climate change may undermine the last half-century of health gains. However, the...

Jun 26, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

White House Hosts Summit on Climate Change and Health

On June 23, NACCHO Executive Director LaMar Hasbrouck, MD, MPH, joined hundreds of attendees at the White House Summit...

Jun 25, 2015 | Guest Author

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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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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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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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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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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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

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