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

Celebrate National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month, an awareness event dedicated to fostering healthy eating habits and improving the...

Mar 23, 2016 | Katie Regan

CDC Celebrates PulseNet’s 20th Anniversary

PulseNet, a national network of public health laboratories, prevents an estimated 270,000 cases of food poisoning and...

Mar 19, 2016 | Katie Regan

New CDC Resources Help Predict Climate-Related Disease Burden

The Climate and Health Program at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced the release of two...

Mar 18, 2016 | Katie Regan

February 2016 Shatters Global Temperature Records

Temperature data from February 2016, which shattered previous records by an enormous margin, has led top climate...

Mar 17, 2016 | Katie Regan

Senate Confirms New FDA Commissioner

The United States Senate voted at the end of February to confirm Robert Califf as the next commissioner of the Food and...

Mar 08, 2016 | Katie Regan

What challenges is your jurisdiction facing around cottage foods? How have you overcome these challenges?

Let us know in the comments below.

Mar 07, 2016 | Katie Regan

Climate Change’s Effect on Food Production Could Lead to Widespread Death Worldwide

Climate change could kill more than 500,000 adults worldwide in 2050 due to reduced crop productivity, according to a...

Mar 05, 2016 | Katie Regan

Supreme Court Places Stay on Clean Power Plan

On February 9, the United States Supreme Court granted a request filed by more than two dozen states to temporarily...

Feb 19, 2016 | Katie Regan

New Lyme Disease-Causing Bacteria Species Discovered

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in collaboration with the Mayo Clinic and health officials from...

Feb 16, 2016 | Katie Regan

NACCHO Launches Newly Designed Website

NACCHO launched its newly designed website to make its rich array of resources and information more accessible to its...

Feb 02, 2016 | Katie Regan

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Jul 20, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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Protecting Lung Health During Wildfires

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Protecting Lung Health During Wildfires

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Jul 13, 2020

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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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Social Media Resources: National HIV Testing Day

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Jun 24, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

Social Media Resources: National HIV Testing Day

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Syringe Services Programs and the COVID-19 Pandemic:...

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Jun 16, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

Syringe Services Programs and the COVID-19 Pandemic:...

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The Path to One Million: Leveraging the Power of Public...

Since its launch, the All of Us Research Program has enrolled more than 350,000...

Jun 11, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

The Path to One Million: Leveraging the Power of Public...

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NCSD Brief: At-Home Self-Collection Lab Testing for...

The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) developed a technical assistance...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

NCSD Brief: At-Home Self-Collection Lab Testing for...

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NCSD Releases STD Billing Toolkit

The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) released STD TAC Billing...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

NCSD Releases STD Billing Toolkit

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