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

Investing in Public Health Preparedness: Moving Beyond Our Reactionary Funding Cycle

Twelve years ago today, the United States experienced the worst terrorist attack on our soil, which since has shaped...

Sep 11, 2013 | Jack Herrmann

Preparedness Policy Advisory Group (PPAG) August Report

Chair: Chris Hoff; Staff: Samantha Morgan and Naomi Rennard PPAG held its monthly call on Aug. 7. The group received a...

Sep 05, 2013 | Frances Bevington

Community Health Resilience Stakeholders Meeting

Date: August 1, 2013 Staff Representative: Scott Fisher Member Representative: N/A Highlights: The Department of...

Sep 05, 2013 | Frances Bevington

Share Your Expertise and Submit an Abstract for the 2014 Preparedness Summit Today

Be a thought leader in the field of preparedness by presenting your research or model practices at the 2014...

Sep 05, 2013 | Frances Bevington

Recent Public Health Incidents Emphasize the Importance of Emergency Preparedness Funding

By Jack Herrmann, MSEd., NCC, LMHC, Senior Advisor, Public Health Preparedness, NACCHO Across the nation, the...

Sep 04, 2013 | NacchoVoice

APHA’s Get Ready Campaign Makes Preparedness Fun

Does your LHD struggle with encouraging preparedness among the general public? APHA’s Get Ready Campaign has been...

Aug 23, 2013 | Frances Bevington

NACCHO’s National Preparedness Month Activities

September 2013 marks the tenth annual National Preparedness Month, and organizations across the United States will be...

Aug 19, 2013 | Frances Bevington

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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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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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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...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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