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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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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
By Beth Hess

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease

2022-2023 Leadership in Epidemiology, Antimicrobial Stewardship, and Public Health (LEAP) Fellowship Application Period Extended

The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology Association (SHEA), and the...

Jan 12, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

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  • COVID-19
  • Funding Opportunity

Opportunity: Concurrent Disaster Tabletop Exercise Participation

Funding opportunity due January 21.

Jan 11, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • Webinar

Webinar: POD SimPLER: Point of Dispensing Simulation Program for Leveraging and Evaluating Resources - A Planning Tool for Public Health Emergencies

Join this webinar on Wednesday, February 9 at 1:00 PM EST.

Jan 11, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Tools & Resources
  • Communications & Public Relations

Request for Applications: Equipping Local Health Departments to Build COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence

With support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), NACCHO is pleased to offer a funding...

Jan 10, 2022 | Tori Decea

Collaboration

Looking to the Future: Informing Development of the 2023-2026 NHSS

As chief health strategists, local health departments (LHDs) must be empowered to cultivate relationships with...

Jan 06, 2022 | Shanlynn Bias, Kathy Deffer, Adriane Casalotti

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PrEP Ancillary Support Services Now Allowable Use of CDC HIV Funding

CDC will now allow up to 15% of awarded funding through its flagship health department HIV prevention program PS18-1802...

Jan 03, 2022 | Jas Florentino, Julia Zigman

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  • COVID-19
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Immunization

Request for Applications: Partnering for Vaccine Equity

NACCHO, with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is pleased to provide funding for the...

Jan 03, 2022 | Katherine Waters, Victoria Thompson

  • Food Safety & Inspection

Analysis of Factors Influencing the Implementation of Risk-Based Inspections: A Study Conducted with Local Retail Food Regulatory Programs

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and the Conference for Food Protection (CFP)...

Jan 03, 2022 | Anu Varma

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

Webinar: Test to Stay Practices in Schools

Join this webinar on Thursday, January 13, 3:00-4:00 PM EST.

Jan 03, 2022 | Beth Hess

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

Opportunity 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 local health...

Jan 03, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

Partner Articles

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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...

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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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