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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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Focus Group Recruitment for Maternal and Child Health Local Health Local Health Department Staff

Navigating the early months of the pandemic was a difficult time. The fear of contracting COVID-19 as a pregnant or...

Aug 23, 2021 | Adelaide Appiah

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

Assessing Vaccine Hesitant Populations in Minnesota

Local health department (LHD) immunization programs have been working hard to ensure COVID-19 vaccines are available to...

Aug 20, 2021 | Amy Frandsen

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  • COVID-19
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Diversifying Your Volunteer Base and Community Outreach Efforts

This Medical Reserve Corps unit broadened its volunteer base so that the community would see people that looked like...

Aug 19, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Resilience

New Public Health Workforce Resilience Resource Library

A new resource library offers tools and trainings to help public health workers build resilience.

Aug 19, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Infectious Disease

Request for Technical Assistance: Infection Prevention and Control Assessment Training—Supporting Local Health Departments in Conducting TeleICARs at Long-term Care Facilities with APIC Consulting Services

Apply today! NACCHO is partnering with APIC Consulting Services to provide technical assistance to up to 30 local...

Aug 19, 2021 | Zachary Smith

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  • COVID-19
  • Webinar

Webinar: The Critical Role of Monoclonal Antibodies as the COVID-19 Pandemic Continues

Join this webinar on Thursday, September 9, 3:00-4:00 pm ET.

Aug 18, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • Webinar
  • Community Resilience

Webinar: “Upstream Approaches” to Build Resiliency: Organizational and Leadership Strategies

Join this webinar on Tuesday, August 24, 3:00-4:00 pm ET.

Aug 18, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
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Increasing Vaccine Confidence: A Resource Guide for Local Health Departments

NACCHO has developed Increasing Vaccine Confidence: A Resource Guide for Local Health Departments. The goal of this...

Aug 17, 2021 | Amy Frandsen

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Immunization
  • Infectious Disease

Back to School Vaccination Week of Action

On July 29, President Biden announced the Back to School Week of Action, from August 7-15. This week is a nationwide...

Aug 10, 2021 | Amy Frandsen, Hitomi Abe

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Infectious Disease

Lessons Learned from the COVID-19 Pandemic: Reflections from NACCHO's Immunization Workgroup

At the end of the 2020-2021 Immunization Workgroup year, the members reflected and identified key lessons learned...

Aug 09, 2021 | Amy Frandsen

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The National Association of County and City Health...

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO),...

Sep 21, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

The National Association of County and City Health...

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  • 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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  • Food Safety & Inspection
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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...

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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
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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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  • 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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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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  • 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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