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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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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
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  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

EH & COVID-19 Resources: New Webinars on Safe School Reopening, Health in All Policies, and More

As part of the NACCHO’s work to support and serve 3,000 local health departments (LHDs) in the United States, NACCHO is...

Oct 28, 2020 | Anu Varma

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Immunization

NASEM Releases the Framework for Equitable Allocation of COVID-19 Vaccine

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine recently released a consensus study recommending a...

Oct 06, 2020 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

COVID-19 and HIV: 1 moment, 2 epidemics, 3 opportunities—how to seize the moment to learn, leverage and build a new way forward for everyone's health and rights

A new report from UNAIDS shows how countries grappling with COVID-19 are using the experience and infrastructure from...

Sep 23, 2020 | Shalesha Majors

Advocacy Against Asbestos Exposure during Mesothelioma Awareness Day

This year, September 26 marks the 17th anniversary of Mesothelioma Awareness Day (MAD), and sparks an opportunity for...

Sep 23, 2020

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  • COVID-19
  • Global Health
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

NACCHO Exchange: Global Health

In this issue of NACCHO Exchange, we share global approaches to some of our greatest challenges; including COVID-19,...

Sep 10, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

  • Climate Change
  • Vector Control

Climate Change is Accelerating Vector-Borne Diseases

In 1897, British doctor Sir Ronald Ross made the discovery that female mosquitoes transmit malaria between humans. This...

Sep 09, 2020 | Emily D'Angelo

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  • COVID-19
  • Emergency Response
  • Infectious Disease

Promoting Mask-wearing during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Policymaker’s Guide

Resolve to Save Lives released a new report to synthesize global evidence on how masks prevent virus transmission and...

Aug 27, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Opportunity
  • Training

Climate for Health Ambassador Training: An Overview

The National Association of County and City Health Officials partnered with ecoAmerica to host a Climate for Health...

Aug 13, 2020 | Emily D'Angelo

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  • COVID-19

Letter to Congress Urging Congress to Pass NACCHO Priorities in the Next COVID-19 Relief Package

This letter was sent urging Congress to provide substantial additional investments to the governmental public health...

Jul 23, 2020

  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Informatics

Resolve to Save Lives Release Report on Tracking COVID-19 in the United States

Resolve to Save Lives joined public health leaders to release the first-ever comprehensive review of the status of...

Jul 23, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • Opportunity

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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  • Press Release
  • Climate Change
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

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...

Covid
  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
  • Communications & Public Relations

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
  • Opportunity
  • Social Determinants of Health

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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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Hazards & Health Effects

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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  • Tools & Resources
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Parks

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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  • Tools & Resources

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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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

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 –...

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

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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  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Social Media Resources: National HIV Testing Day

Social media toolkit for National HIV Testing Day, a day to raise awareness...

Jun 24, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Social Media Resources: National HIV Testing Day

  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

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

Local health departments (LHDs) are on the frontlines of the opioid crisis,...

Jun 16, 2020 | Julia Zigman

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

Ao U Diversity
  • Community Engagement
  • Informatics
  • Opportunity

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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