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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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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured

Request for Applications: Local Health Department Healthcare-Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance (HAI/AR) Project

Applications due December 19. NACCHO is giving funds to local health departments to enhance local capacity to prevent...

Nov 08, 2022 | Candice Young

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  • COVID-19
  • Community Health
  • Emergency Response
  • Success Story

Bringing in the Cavalry for Covid-19

The Virginia Department of Health developed COVID-19 Regional Surge Teams to augment capacity to the local health...

Oct 19, 2022 | Malik Outram, Southwest Regional Containment Advisor for Virginia Department of Health

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response
  • Research & Reports

The Evolution of Public Health Emergency Preparedness

Events of today present an opportunity to examine how the preparedness community can learn from past response efforts...

Oct 18, 2022 | Emily Boyle

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Medical Reserve Corps
  • Success Story

Planning for Radiation Emergencies - How Southeast Tennessee Prepares

See how southeast Tennessee prepares for a radiation emergency.

Oct 17, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

We are Small, but Mighty Part 2: NACCHO’s In-depth Interviews on Healthcare Associated Infections (HAI) for Rural, Frontier, and Small Local Health Departments (LHDs)

HAI/AR Rural, Frontier, and Small LHDs Blog 6 of 6 Series

Oct 06, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson, Candice Young

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

Building Capacity and Competency in HAI, AMR, and AMS for Local Public Health

HAI/AR Rural, Frontier, and Small LHDs Blog 4 of 6 Series

Oct 06, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson, Candice Young

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

NACCHO Exploratory Survey on Healthcare Associated Infections (HAI) for Rural, Frontier, and Small Local Health Departments

HAI/AR Rural, Frontier, and Small LHDs Blog 2 of 6 Series

Oct 06, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson, Candice Young

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  • Webinar
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Responding to MPX at Local HIV/STI Programs: Leveraging Resources for a Syndemic Approach

NACCHO hosted a webinar to share how LHDs can take advantage of flexibilities that have been made in federal funding to...

Oct 05, 2022

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  • Press Release

NACCHO Awards Nearly $175K to Five Sites for Projects to Connect People Who Use Substances to Harm Reduction Services

— The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), representing the country’s nearly 3,000 local...

Sep 30, 2022 | Bailey McInnes

Nutriton
  • Chronic Disease
  • Physical Activity

Biden Administration Releases National Strategy on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health

On Wednesday, September 28, the Biden administration hosted the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health...

Sep 30, 2022 | Lluvia Botello, Kerry Allen

Partner Articles

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

NACCHO Recognizes Second Anniversary of First COVID-19...

NACCHO and leading partners recognize December 14, 2022 as the two-year...

Dec 15, 2022 | Nicholas Holmes

NACCHO Recognizes Second Anniversary of First COVID-19...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning
  • Community Engagement

Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships...

NACCHO is pleased to launch the three revised assessments of Mobilizing for...

Nov 22, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships...

MAPP Roadmap
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)
  • Opportunity

RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

NACCHO is seeking a qualified consultant to provide graphic design for the new...

Nov 07, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Training

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

We are partnering with Climate for Health and ecoAmerica to offer an...

Jul 11, 2022 | Anu Varma

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Health
  • ID Featured

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

This video series was developed from interviews with BLOC COVID funded sites to...

Jul 06, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson, Candice Young

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

Partnering for Pediatric Vaccinations

Florida Department of Health in Manatee County has been leading the way in...

Jun 17, 2022 | Amiris Roberson

Partnering for Pediatric Vaccinations

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  • Press Release

NACCHO Announces Ten Health Department Grantees to...

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), with...

May 18, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

NACCHO Announces Ten Health Department Grantees to...

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  • Webinar
  • Community Health
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Infectious Disease

World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

This year’s theme for World Hand Hygiene Day on May 5 is focused on recognizing...

May 04, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

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  • Press Release

Public Health Groups Announce Grantees for National...

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and the...

Apr 07, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

Public Health Groups Announce Grantees for National...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Hazards & Health Effects

Multi-faceted EPA Research Addressing Threats to Public...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) researchers are working to...

Sep 27, 2021 | Guest Author

Multi-faceted EPA Research Addressing Threats to Public...

Alzheimers Disease
  • Press Release

NACCHO and the Alzheimer’s Association Collaborating to...

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO),...

Sep 21, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

NACCHO and the Alzheimer’s Association Collaborating to...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Water Quality

Responding to Per- And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in...

On August 12, 2021, NACCHO and AAAS’s EPI Center hosted a webinar on PFAS...

Aug 27, 2021 | Guest Author

Responding to Per- And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in...

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