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

Resources and Information for National Food Safety Month

Local health departments (LHDs) are on the front lines of foodborne illness prevention and response. According to the...

Sep 19, 2014 | NacchoVoice

Public Health Preparedness in the 21st Century: Local Health Departments’ Role in Global Health Security

September is National Preparedness Month. Visit NACCHO’s Preparedness Brief blog for more local public health...

Sep 11, 2014 | NacchoVoice

House Minority Whip Hoyer Visits Calvert County Health Department

By Laurence Polsky, MD, MPH, FACOG, Health Officer, Calvert County (MD) Health Department On Aug. 25, House Minority...

Sep 05, 2014 | NacchoVoice

PHAB Version 1.5: New Resources for Local Health Departments

By Lowrie Ward, Program Analyst, NACCHO This summer, the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) began accepting...

Aug 18, 2014 | NacchoVoice

Stories from the Field: Using a Low-Powered Radio Station to Bolster Preparedness Efforts

The following story was submitted to NACCHO’s Stories from the Field website by Robert Cohen from Maine Township (IL)...

Aug 08, 2014 | NacchoVoice

Seasonal Influenza Vaccinations for Pregnant Women, Children with Special Healthcare Needs, and Adults with Disabilities: LHD Capacity and Recommendations for the Future

By Charlene Kemmerer, PMP, Program Analyst, NACCHO, and Lindsay Tiffany, Communications Specialist, NACCHO While flu...

Aug 06, 2014 | NacchoVoice

An LHD of the Year Award Winner Explains How to Implement a Tobacco-Free Policy

Interview by Ian Goldstein, Web and New Media Specialist, NACCHO NACCHO honored the exceptional achievements of local...

Jul 25, 2014 | NacchoVoice

Chikungunya: Time to Prepare for a New Mosquito-Borne Virus in the United States

On July 17, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that the first locally acquired case of the...

Jul 18, 2014 | NacchoVoice

Interview with Mo Mullet Award Winner Joan Ellison, RN, MPH

By Lindsay Tiffany, Communications Specialist, NACCHO NACCHO is pleased to recognize Joan Ellison, RN, MPH, as this...

Jul 11, 2014 | NacchoVoice

Improving the Quality of Public Health Practice through PHAB’s Accreditation Program and the FDA Retail Program Standards

By Stephen Hughes, Consumer Safety Officer, Food and Drug Administration, and Amy Chang, Program Assistant,...

Jun 25, 2014 | NacchoVoice

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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

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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...

Alzheimers Disease
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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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