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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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National Association of County and City Health Officials’ Podcast From Washington: Local Health Leader Discusses Health Equity

In this week’s podcast, the National Association of County and City Health Officials’ Government Affairs team members...

Dec 09, 2022 | NacchoVoice

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With Input from More Than 40 Organizations, NACCHO Publishes Collaborative Report to Address Flu Vaccinations Among Older Adults

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

Dec 09, 2022 | NacchoVoice

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  • ID Featured

NACCHO follows the World Health Organization recommended ‘MPOX’ name change

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

Dec 07, 2022 | Nicholas Holmes

Webinar
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  • School Safety

Model Practice Webinar Series: School & Workplace Safety

Join this webinar on Tuesday, December 13 at 3:00 PM ET.

Dec 06, 2022 | NacchoVoice

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Three U.S. Health Departments Awarded in the VIRA Chatbot Competition Health departments will use custom AI chatbots to address COVID-19 misinformation

NACCHO has announced the first three winners of the VIRA X NACCHO competition. These selected health departments will...

Nov 28, 2022 | NacchoVoice

Mental Health
  • Press Release

NACCHO Research: Harassment Targeting Local Public Health Associated With Dire Outcomes on an Already Stretched Workforce

New analysis shows local public health workers who experienced harassment during the COVID-19 pandemic had a higher...

Nov 22, 2022 | NacchoVoice

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  • Press Release

National Association of County and City Health Officials’ Awarded 2022 Fries Prize for Improving Public Health During COVID-19

NACCHO, along with two other national public health associations, received the 2022 Fries Prize on November 7 for...

Nov 07, 2022 | NacchoVoice

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  • Podcast

NACCHO Podcast: Local Health Departments Respond to Monkeypox

Local health leaders discuss the monkeypox outbreak and response in their jurisdictions.

Nov 01, 2022 | NacchoVoice

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  • Community Engagement
  • Immunization
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Medical Reserve Corps Units Support Monkeypox Response

See how Medical Reserve Corps units in Illinois, Louisiana, New York, and New Jersey are supporting monkeypox response...

Oct 19, 2022 | Beth Hess

Spooky Origins
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Infectious Disease

The Spooky Origin Tales of Monsters Uncovered by the History of Infectious Diseases and How We Stop Them

Have you ever wondered where the creepy creatures with Halloween originated? Believe it or not, local health...

Oct 18, 2022 | Kimberly Nalley, Jaclyn Abramson, Graham Briggs, Erin Laird

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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