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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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Vaccine

House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Vaccines, Testing, and Medical Supplies

On Wednesday, the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee held a hearing: “Road to Recovery: Ramping Up COVID-19...

Feb 04, 2021
By Cameron Etessami

  • COVID-19
  • Workforce Development

NACCHO’s 2021 Federal Legislative and Policy Agenda

NACCHO’s Federal Legislative and Policy Agenda guides the organization’s work in its interactions with federal agencies...

Feb 26, 2021

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  • Webinar
  • Workforce Development

We Stand with Public Health: A Call to Action

NACCHO and The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health are pleased to invite you to watch a special "We Stand...

Feb 26, 2021 | Beth Hess

Its up to you
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Immunization

Launch of COVID-19 Vaccine Education Initiative, "It’s Up to You"

The Ad Council and COVID Collaborative today launched the COVID-19 Education Initiative, "It's Up to You."

Feb 25, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • Press Release

NACCHO President Jennifer Kertanis Testified Before Congress on Public Health Infrastructure and Workforce Issues

Today Jennifer Kertanis, MPH, Director of Health at the Farmington Valley Health District, and President of the...

Feb 24, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response

Strategies for Emergency Evacuation and Sheltering during the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Societal Experts Action Network (SEAN) of the National Academies has produced new guidance that explores how...

Feb 23, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • Webinar

MAHC Network February 2021 Webinar - Results from Vote on the Code: A Review of Key Proposed Changes for the MAHC 4th Edition 

The webinar recording and slides are now available.

Feb 23, 2021 | Anu Varma

  • Awards & Recognition

NACCHO Awarded the U.S. Food and Drug Administration 2020 Office of Regulatory Affairs Honor Awards

In 2020, NACCHO was among organizations nominated by, and subsequently awarded, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s...

Feb 22, 2021 | Anu Varma

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

NACCHO and CDC Seeking Information on Congenital Syphilis Prevention & Control Efforts

NACCHO, in conjunction with CDC, is interested in collecting information on Congenital Syphilis prevention and control...

Feb 22, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

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  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Research & Reports

New Issue Brief Highlights Adult Fall Prevention

This issue brief highlights the prevalence of falls in community-dwelling older adults and offers evidence-based...

Feb 21, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

Vaccine

NACCHO Board Member, Dr. Philip Huang, Testifies Before House Committee on Science

Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology chaired by Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) held a...

Feb 19, 2021 | Cameron Etessami

Partner Articles

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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...

Water Fountain
  • 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...

Covid
  • 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...

Wildfire
  • 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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  • Tools & Resources

CDC Report: Temporary Reassignment of Personnel Requests...

CDC recently updated its flexibilities guidance for recipients and applicants...

Jul 09, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

CDC Report: Temporary Reassignment of Personnel Requests...

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