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

Safe Storage of Firearms Prevents Suicide

By Tony Gomez, BS, RS, Manager, Violence and Injury Prevention, Public Health Seattle & King County; Clinical...

Dec 15, 2014 | NacchoVoice

Local Health Official Interview: Winifred M. Holland of the Florida Department of Health in Clay County

Winifred M. Holland, MPH, MA, LMHC, Health Officer, Florida Department of Health in Clay County, has spent more than 30...

Dec 11, 2014 | NacchoVoice

Working with Local Health Departments to Support PrEP for HIV Prevention

 By Gretchen Weiss, MPH, Senior Program Analyst and Alyssa Kitlas, Program Analyst Yesterday was World AIDS Day, a day...

Dec 02, 2014 | NacchoVoice

Ready vs. Project Public Health Ready

By Leigh Wilsey, Preparedness Coordinator, Florida Department of Health in Clay County This article was originally...

Nov 21, 2014 | NacchoVoice

Stories from the Field: Food Safety Calendar Educates Entire Community

The following story was submitted to NACCHO’s Stories from the Field website by Jeanne Garbarino from Vineland City...

Nov 10, 2014 | NacchoVoice

Tackling the Root Causes of Health Inequity

By Tiffany J. Huang, Program Analyst, Assessment and Planning, NACCHO The Roots of Health Inequity is an online...

Oct 31, 2014 | NacchoVoice

What Local Health Departments Need to Know About Ebola

This post originally ran on NACCHO’s Preparedness Brief blog. For the latest updates on Ebola, visit...

Oct 24, 2014 | NacchoVoice

New Health Equity Resources for Community Health Assessments

Health inequities exist when differences in the distribution of disease and mortality are systematic, patterned,...

Oct 17, 2014 | NacchoVoice

Bruce Pomer, Retiring Executive Director of the Health Officers Association of California, Reflects on His Long Career in Local Public Health

Bruce Pomer’s career in public health spans 40 years in state government and the nonprofit sector in Sacramento....

Oct 07, 2014 | NacchoVoice

OMB Visit Highlights Minnesota Health Departments

By Britta Orr, Executive Director, Local Public Health Association of Minnesota On Aug. 18–19, the Local Public Health...

Sep 23, 2014 | NacchoVoice

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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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New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

This video series was developed from interviews with BLOC COVID funded sites to...

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Jun 17, 2022 | Amiris Roberson

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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

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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...

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Sep 21, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

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On August 12, 2021, NACCHO and AAAS’s EPI Center hosted a webinar on PFAS...

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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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