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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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  • Access to Care
  • Health Equity & Social Justice

Black Maternal Health Week: Building Awareness

In the United States, Black women are 3-5 times more likely to die in childbirth than white women.

Apr 15, 2021 | Adelaide Appiah

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Research & Reports

Implementing Express STI Services: New Report and Clinic Guide from NACCHO's STI Express Initiative

New report and implementation guide from STI Express initiative.

Apr 12, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • Podcast

NACCHO Podcast Series: The PRISM Initiative for Maternal and Child Health

This episode brings together doulas and Substance Use and Mental Health professionals to discuss the use of doulas to...

Apr 12, 2021 | Ian Goldstein, Emily Yox, Adelaide Appiah

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  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
  • Extreme Weather
  • Health Equity & Social Justice

[NACCHO Webinar] Protecting Children’s Environmental Health During COVID-19: Supporting Child Care Programs

New COVID-19-related webinar from NACCHO to learn more about environmental health in early childcare settings during...

Apr 09, 2021 | Anu Varma

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: Gender-Affirming Care is HIV Prevention

Gender-affirming care is crucial for trans and GNC youth to stay HIV negative or, for trans youth living with HIV, to...

Apr 07, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

2021 Preparedness Summit: Maternal and Child Health-Related Sessions

The full schedule of live and on-demand sessions for the 2021 Preparedness Summit is now available.

Mar 25, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Community Engagement
  • Immunization
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Getting Children Caught Up on Recommended Vaccines

Both in-person learning and routine well-child visits have been disrupted over the past year due to COVID-19 and many...

Mar 25, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Webinar: CDC Guidance for Operating Child Care Programs during COVID-19

Join this webinar on Tuesday, March 30, 3:00-3:30 pm ET.

Mar 17, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

MCAH + COVID-19 Monthly Round Up

NACCHO’s Maternal Child and Adolescent Health team has rounded up noteworthy articles and release of new guidance...

Mar 15, 2021 | Hitomi Abe

  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Notice of Funding Opportunity from CDC: Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention and Surveillance of Blood Lead Levels in Children

CDC/ATSDR Notice of Funding Opportunity.

Mar 04, 2021 | Anu Varma

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  • 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

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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