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

Initial 2013 Profile Study Shows Slow Economic Rebound at Local Health Departments

By Sarah Newman, MPH, Research and Evaluation Analyst, NACCHO NACCHO periodically surveys a representative sample of...

Sep 11, 2013 | NacchoVoice

Recent Public Health Incidents Emphasize the Importance of Emergency Preparedness Funding

By Jack Herrmann, MSEd., NCC, LMHC, Senior Advisor, Public Health Preparedness, NACCHO Across the nation, the...

Sep 04, 2013 | NacchoVoice

CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden Discusses the ACA, Winnable Battles, and the Future of Public Health

By Ian Goldstein, Digital Media Specialist, NACCHO Since 2009, CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden has controlled both...

Aug 19, 2013 | NacchoVoice

MERS-CoV: Preparing Locally for a Global Concern

By Leah Moriarty, Public Health Preparedness Intern, NACCHO The Johnson County (KS) Department of Health and...

Aug 05, 2013 | NacchoVoice

How to Create an Engaging Ignite Presentation

By Sarah Keally, Program Analyst, NACCHO How can you captivate an audience and convey an important concept in only five...

Jul 24, 2013 | NacchoVoice

Director of Emergency Management Michele Askenazi Recounts her Health Department’s Response to the Mass Shooting in Aurora, CO

By Ian Goldstein, Web Specialist, NACCHO Michele Askenazi has served as Director of Emergency Management at the...

Jul 10, 2013 | NacchoVoice

LHDs and the YMCA: Partnering to Prevent Diabetes

By Iris Tiongco, Program Associate, NACCHO YMCA of the USA (Y-USA), one of the nation’s leading nonprofits...

Jun 26, 2013 | NacchoVoice

Five Ways LHDs Can Use PHUND$

By Giselle Plata, MPH, Program Associate Specialist, NACCHO, and Peggy A. Honoré, DHA, Director Public Health System,...

Jun 14, 2013 | NacchoVoice

New Collaboration Seeks to Reduce Health Disparities in People with Intellectual Disabilities

By Melissa Allen, ACHIEVA (The Arc of Greater Pittsburgh), and Sarah Yates, NACCHO NACCHO and The Arc of the United...

Jun 03, 2013 | NacchoVoice

Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention: Lessons for LHDs

This is part two of a two-part interview with Terry Allan, RS, MPH, Health Commissioner, Cuyahoga County Board of...

May 23, 2013 | NacchoVoice

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