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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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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Infectious Disease

CDC Releases Shigella Prevention and Control Toolkit

The toolkit was developed to help state and local health departments respond to suspected or confirmed cases clusters,...

May 13, 2021 | Julia Zigman

Webinar
  • COVID-19
  • Webinar

Webinar: Equity in Public Health Vaccination Efforts during COVID-19

Join this webinar on Monday, May 17 at 12:30 pm ET.

May 12, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Healthy Living & Prevention

CDC’s MAHC Network Webinar: Healthy and Safe Swimming Week Showcase - Ensuring Aquatic Health in Your Community

CDC’s Healthy and Safe Swimming Week (HSSW) webinar.

May 11, 2021 | Emily D'Angelo

One Year Later COVID Pr EP Impact
  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

One Year Later: COVID-19’s Impact on PrEP/PEP and Sexual Health Services

NCSD, in collaboration with NASTAD, examines the impact COVID-19 has had on PrEP/PEP and sexual health services,...

Apr 29, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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Senate Committee Holds Hearing on Substance Abuse and Mental Health

On April 28, the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, presided over by Chair Patty Murray (D-WA),...

Apr 28, 2021 | Cameron Etessami

Webinar
  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
  • Global Health
  • Immunization

Webinar: Global, Regional, and Local Approaches to COVID-19 Vaccine Equity: Sharing lessons for World Immunization Week

Join this webinar on Tuesday, April 27, 3:00-4:00 pm ET

Apr 21, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • Podcast

Podcast from Washington: World Tuberculosis (TB) Day

Ian Goldstein talks with Tuberculosis Control Officer at Seattle & King County Public Health Dr. Masa Narita as well as...

Apr 12, 2021 | Ian Goldstein

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

Symptoms of Anxiety or Depressive Disorder and Use of Mental Health Care Among Adults During the COVID-19 Pandemic

This MMWR report from CDC shows increases in mental ill health among adults during the COVID-19 pandemic and displays...

Apr 01, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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

MMWR: Rapid Scale-up of an Antiretroviral Therapy Program Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Comprehensive, data-guided, locally adapted interventions and incident command structures can help increase and retain...

Apr 01, 2021 | Julia Zigman

Opioid
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Improving the Health of People Who Use Drugs and People in Recovery Is Essential for Ending the HIV Epidemic

The O’Neill Institute at Georgetown Law released a Big Ideas brief and accompanying one-pager highlighting policy...

Apr 01, 2021 | Julia Zigman

Partner Articles

  • COVID-19

Investing in Evidence to Inform How to Rebuild the U.S....

Associate Professor, Erika Martin and Betty Bekemeier (University of Washington...

Apr 07, 2021 | Guest Author

Investing in Evidence to Inform How to Rebuild the U.S....

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Accreditation & Quality Improvement
  • Opportunity
  • Performance Improvement

Improving Social Determinants of Health – Getting...

NACCHO is pleased to announced the release of three Request for Proposals to...

Feb 17, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

Improving Social Determinants of Health – Getting...

Ci  Climate  Change
  • Climate Change
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Policy

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners in Calling on the...

NACCHO joins leading public health organizations in signing a declaration...

Jan 27, 2021 | Anu Varma

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners in Calling on the...

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  • COVID-19
  • Health in All Policies
  • Leadership
  • Workforce Development

Preparing Your Local Health Department for the Future

If the pandemic has taught us one thing, it is the importance of preparedness....

Jan 15, 2021 | Guest Author

Preparing Your Local Health Department for the Future

  • Tools & Resources
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Promoting Healthy Weight Success Stories & New Online...

The CHOICES Project at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health launched...

Dec 26, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

Promoting Healthy Weight Success Stories & New Online...

Water Fountain
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Water Quality

Purdue University’s New Water Systems Course Designed to...

Purdue is partnering with NACCHO to offer this online course at a discount for...

Dec 04, 2020 | Emily D'Angelo

Purdue University’s New Water Systems Course Designed to...

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  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • 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...

Wildfire
  • 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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