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

PREP Act Issued for Experimental Ebola Vaccines

On December 9, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced a declaration under the Public Readiness...

Dec 09, 2014 | Raymond Puerini

Health Equity Considerations for Local Health Departments’ Ebola Preparedness Planning: An Interview with Dr. Aletha Maybank

As local health departments across the United States prepare for more domestic cases of Ebola, health equity...

Nov 12, 2014 | Admin

Consideration of the Intersection of Local Public Health Emergency Preparedness Planning and the Affordable Care Act

The 21st century in local public health has presented challenges and opportunities. The early years of this new century...

Nov 06, 2014 | Guest Author

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

National Cyber Security Awareness Month Reminds Local Health Departments about Risk of Cyber-Attack

By Justin Snair, Senior Program Analyst for Critical Infrastructure and Environmental Health Security at NACCHO and...

Oct 10, 2014 | Justin Snair

Climate Change and Human Health: Impacts, Vulnerability, and Public Health

Human health is directly affected by natural disasters such as hurricanes, earthquakes, flooding, and heat; it is also...

Oct 07, 2014 | Chris Mills

Are Preparedness Funding Cuts Impacting the Capability of Local Health Departments to Respond to Global Health Security Threats?

“What if there was a case of Ebola in my community?” With the growing outbreak in West Africa, public health...

Sep 30, 2014 | Frances Bevington

NACCHO Staff Attend IOM Vector-Borne Disease Workshop

NACCHO staff from both the Environmental Health Team and Infectious Disease Team attended an Institute of Medicine...

Sep 25, 2014 | Lisa Brown

Smallpox Preparedness Planning: Understanding the Strategic National Stockpile and Potential Weaponization

On September 8, a Congressional exercise explored the implications of anthrax and smallpox attacks on the Korean...

Sep 24, 2014 | Lisa Brown

The Implications for Public Health when “Weird Weather” becomes the New Normal

Moshi is probably best known as a base camp for intrepid hikers wishing to scale Tanzania’s Mount Kilimanjaro’s...

Sep 16, 2014 | Guest Author

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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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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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