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

White House Fact Sheet Details Actions to Protect Communities from the Impacts of Climate Change

A new White House fact sheet released as part of National Public Health Week outlines a series of actions the Obama...

Apr 08, 2015 | Katie Regan

Smallpox Vaccines: CDC Guidance and Preparedness Tabletop Exercise

By Jennifer Alton, Vice President of Government Affairs, Bavarian Nordic The tragic Ebola outbreak in West Africa is a...

Apr 08, 2015 | Guest Author

Local Health Department Preparedness and Response to Ebola in the United States

Local health departments are playing a leading role in response to potential Ebola cases in the United States. They are...

Apr 01, 2015 | Guest Author

Looking Back to Move Forward: An Interview with Dr. Rahul Gupta

This is part of a series of interviews with local health department staff who will present at the 2015 Preparedness...

Mar 25, 2015 | Geoffrey Mwaungulu, Jr.

On-Road Use of ATVs Poses Substantial Safety Risks

By Stephen Oesch Hundreds die each year in all-terrain vehicle (ATV) crashes on public roads. Unfortunately, more...

Mar 17, 2015 | nacchovoice

ASPR Releases New National Health Security Strategy

The National Health Security Strategy and Implementation Plan (NHSS/IP) 2015-2018 was released on Friday, February 20,...

Feb 23, 2015 | Frances Bevington

Supplemental Ebola Funding for State and Local Health Departments

The outbreak in West Africa represents the largest Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in history. While there have only...

Jan 20, 2015 | Katie Dwyer

NACCHO Preparedness Brief: Year in Review

Happy holidays and happy new year to all of our members and readers! NACCHO’s preparedness staff would like to take a...

Dec 30, 2014 | Rachel Schulman

Fighting Infectious Disease in the United States: A New Report Looks at Our Readiness

On December 18, 2014, the Trust for America’s Health, in conjunction with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, released...

Dec 23, 2014 | Guest Author

Rising Number of Chikungunya Cases Pose Significant U.S. Public Health Threat

by Andrew Roszak, JDA, MPA, Senior Director, and Lisa Brown, MPH, Program Analyst, Environmental Health, Pandemic...

Dec 17, 2014 | Lisa Brown

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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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  • Climate Change
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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

2021 RWJF Culture of Health Prize
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Call for Applications: 2021 Robert Wood Johnson...

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2021...

Jul 20, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Call for Applications: 2021 Robert Wood Johnson...

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Protecting Lung Health During Wildfires

The American Lung Association has developed a new fact sheet in Spanish to...

Jul 15, 2020

Protecting Lung Health During Wildfires

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Greener Parks for Health

National Recreation and Park Association releases new Greener Parks for Health...

Jul 13, 2020

Greener Parks for Health

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CDC Report: Temporary Reassignment of Personnel Requests...

CDC recently updated its flexibilities guidance for recipients and applicants...

Jul 09, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

CDC Report: Temporary Reassignment of Personnel Requests...

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Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

SYNC 2020, the National Conference for HIV, HCV, STI and LGBTQ Health, is...

Jul 08, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

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Apply Now: DIS Scholarships for STD Engage 2020...

NCSD and NACCHO are pleased to offer several full scholarships for DIS to...

Jun 24, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Apply Now: DIS Scholarships for STD Engage 2020...

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