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

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The Future of the Environmental Health Profession

This article from the American Journal of Public Health discusses some perspectives that illuminate how problem areas...

Feb 20, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Workforce Development

Identifying Needs for Advancing the Profession and Workforce in Environmental Health

A new American Journal of Public Health article reviews an in-depth assessment and analysis of the current challenges...

Feb 20, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Hazards & Health Effects
  • Health in All Policies
  • Water Quality

Addressing Lead Poisoning through a HiAP Approach in Arizona

The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) released a case study featuring the Arizona...

Feb 20, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Infectious Disease

New Patient Video Stories Show Seriousness of Foodborne Illness

CDC’s Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases has produced a new video series, “Was It Something...

Feb 19, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • National Environmental Public Health Tracking
  • Opportunity

Apply for Environmental Public Health Tracking Technical Assistance

NACCHO is offering technical assistance to help a health department engage in tracking efforts at the local level....

Feb 18, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Webinar
  • Water Quality

MAHC Network Webinar Recording: Putting the MAHC into Action at a Local and Regional Level

NACCHO held a Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC) Network webinar on Feb. 11, 2020 to discuss the local and regional...

Feb 12, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • National Environmental Public Health Tracking

Public Health-Themed Valentines

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) National Environmental Public Health Tracking...

Feb 11, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • National Environmental Public Health Tracking
  • Opportunity

Environmental Public Health Tracking Mentoring Fellowship

The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) is pleased to announce a call for applications for the 2020...

Feb 11, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Opportunity
  • Water Quality

Call for Abstracts: 2020 Legionella Conference

The goal of the 2020 Legionella Conference is to provide a unique opportunity for health care facilities, water...

Feb 11, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Health & Disability

Include the Disability Community in Interventions to Address Loneliness

By Kimberly Aguillard, NACCHO Health and Disability Fellow Loneliness and social isolation are growing public health...

Feb 07, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

Partner Articles

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  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Central District Health Department

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Sep 11, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Central District Health Department

Calhoun
  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Calhoun County Health Department

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Sep 08, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Calhoun County Health Department

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Getting into the Groove: School-Located Vaccination...

NACCHO’s Immunization team has developed the School-Located Vaccination Clinic...

Aug 31, 2023 | Kayla Miller, PHAP

Getting into the Groove: School-Located Vaccination...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning
  • Community Engagement
  • Healthy People 2030

New Resource: A Guide to Aligning Healthy People 2030...

To help address the social determinants of health and advance health equity,...

Aug 14, 2023 | Andrea Grenadier

New Resource: A Guide to Aligning Healthy People 2030...

PIMA County 1
  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Pima County

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Aug 14, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Pima County

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  • Community Engagement
  • Community Resilience
  • Immunization
  • Vaccine Hesitancy

Community health workers meet people where they are to...

The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted what we already know to be true: higher-risk...

Aug 10, 2023 | Dominique Baradaran, MSM, Interim Chief of Community Health, Oklahoma City- County Health Department

Community health workers meet people where they are to...

Brownsville
  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Brownsville

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Aug 07, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Brownsville

Cook County
  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Cook County

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Jul 31, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Cook County

Cameron County 1
  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Cameron County

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Jul 24, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Cameron County

Du Page County 1
  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: DuPage County

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Jul 17, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: DuPage County

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  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Cass County

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Jul 10, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Cass County

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning
  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)
  • Healthy Aging

New Release: Indicators of Healthy Aging: A Guide to...

NACCHO, in partnership with the Trust for America’s Health and with funding...

Jun 20, 2023 | Andrea Grenadier

New Release: Indicators of Healthy Aging: A Guide to...

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