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

All-Hazards Preparedness in Responding to the California Wildfires

Southern California continues to recover from over a dozen wildfires across San Diego County occurring in mid-May. The...

Jun 17, 2014 | Admin

White House Releases Report on Climate Change Health Impacts

Coming on the heels of the release of the Third National Climate Assessment (NCA) and the June 2 Environmental...

Jun 10, 2014 | Erin Roberts

EPA Releases Clean Power Plan Proposal to Regulate Carbon Emissions from Power Plants

On June 2, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the Clean Power Plan, a proposal to reduce carbon...

Jun 02, 2014 | Frances Bevington

Hurricane Preparedness: An Opportunity for Local Health Departments to Assess Capacity and Plan for Season

May 25-May 31, 2014 is National Hurricane Preparedness Week, a national awareness campaign supported by NOAA, DHS,...

May 29, 2014 | Rachel Schulman

Insurance Company Sues Illinois Cities over Climate Change Damages

Mounting evidence, including the recent findings of the 2014 National Climate Assessment, show that the impacts of...

May 21, 2014 | Erin Roberts

Briefing on the Third National Climate Assessment

On May 8, the Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) held a briefing on the Third National Climate Assessment...

May 16, 2014 | Erin Roberts

New National Climate Assessment Highlights Challenges

This post originally ran on NACCHO’s new Preparedness Brief blog. For more preparedness news and resources, visit...

May 15, 2014 | nacchovoice

Third National Climate Assessment Released

On May 6, the National Climate Assessment Development Advisory Committee (NCADAC) released its third National Climate...

May 03, 2014 | Justin Snair

Energy Sector’s Vulnerability Threatens Health of Communities, Calls for Coordinated Response

In the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, communities along the East Coast remained without power for up to several weeks....

Apr 22, 2014 | Guest Author

Where Climate Change and the Social Determinants of Health Intersect

Climate change has been described as the greatest global health threat of the 21st century. To find out why, join the...

Apr 22, 2014 | Guest Author

Partner Articles

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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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  • Climate Change
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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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  • 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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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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