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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
  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease

New Variants of SARS-CoV-2: What we know, and how one local health department has been impacted

New variants of the virus SARS-CoV-2 have increasingly become one of the top concerns as efforts to prevent the spread...

Mar 02, 2021 | Kimberly Nalley

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  • Global Health
  • Mental Health

More Americans Need Mental Healthcare. Where Can We Turn?

COVID-19 has had a profound impact on our society beyond the physical toll on those infected with the virus. It has...

Feb 17, 2021 | Emily Yox

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Contact Tracing

Webinar Recording: Contact Tracing Prioritization Webinar

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released recommendations to guide the prioritization process...

Feb 17, 2021 | Erin Laird

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  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
  • Contact Tracing

NACCHO COVID-19 Webinar: Contact Tracing Prioritization

NACCHO invites local health department leadership and staff to join the Contact Tracing Prioritization webinar on...

Feb 02, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • Press Release
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

NACCHO Awards New Overdose Response Project Funding

NACCHO Awards New Overdose Response Project Funding; Public Health Projects in Georgia, Missouri, New York, North and...

Jan 27, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Sexual History Taking Pocket Cards

These pocket cards — one focusing on adults, one on adolescents, and one a combination of both adults & adolescents —...

Jan 06, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • COVID-19
  • Community Engagement
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Combating Social Isolation

Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) units are helping to combat social isolation virtually through call programs.

Dec 16, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Breastfeeding

Using Triage Scores to Remove Barriers for Breastfeeding Parents

Bismarck-Burleigh Public Health has been a longstanding lactation support provider in the community. Historically,...

Dec 04, 2020 | Betsy Kanz, Bismarck-Burleigh Public Health

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Immunization
  • Influenza

National Influenza Vaccination Week 2020

National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) is December 6 – 12, 2020. NIVW is observed annually to remind everyone 6...

Dec 02, 2020 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources

Environmental Health & COVID-19 Resource Roundup: November 25, 2020

Read the latest bi-weekly blog consisting of an up-to-date collection of novel coronavirus disease resources for our...

Nov 25, 2020 | Anu Varma

Partner Articles

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  • 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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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

NEHA-FDA RFFM Mentorship Program in partnership with the...

Applications for the program are now open from September 9 through November 15,...

Aug 03, 2021 | Guest Author

NEHA-FDA RFFM Mentorship Program in partnership with the...

  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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

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