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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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NACCHO Statement in Response to the George Floyd Murder Trial Verdict

The verdict in the George Floyd murder trial is one step forward in holding police accountable for violent actions...

Apr 21, 2021
By Theresa Spinner

Legionnaires Disease Pool
  • Tools & Resources
  • Recommendations
  • Research & Reports
  • Water Quality

Read Now in JPHMP: Aquatic Health Pilot Program Supports Pool Code Updates in Ohio & Kansas City

Read more about the lessons learned from both Cuyahoga County and Kansas City on how they plan to update their pool...

Jun 10, 2021 | Emily D'Angelo

Webinar
  • COVID-19
  • Webinar

Webinar: CDC Federal Snapshot: Updated Guidance for Fully Vaccinated People

Join this webinar on Tuesday, June 15, 3:00-3:30 pm ET.

Jun 10, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change

Back by Popular Demand! Climate for Health Ambassadors Training Workshop at NACCHO 360

Pre-conference workshop, "Climate for Health Ambassadors Training” on Monday, June 28.

Jun 09, 2021 | Anu Varma

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

What does the NASEM Report Recommend for Local Health Departments?

On March 24, 2021, the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine released their report, “STIs: Adopting...

Jun 09, 2021 | Shalesha Majors, Rebekah Horowitz

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  • Press Release

National Association of County and City Health Officials Announces More Than $360,000 in Medical Reserve Corps Operational Readiness Awards

Washington, DC, June 9, 2021 - The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), the voice of the...

Jun 09, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar

June 9 Resource Roundup: See What's New to NACCHO's Environmental Health & COVID-19 Resource Library!

Up-to-date collection of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) resources for our members working at the intersection of...

Jun 08, 2021 | Anu Varma

Covid
  • COVID-19
  • Webinar

Webinar: Regional Approach to Infection Prevention and Control of COVID-19

Join this webinar on Thursday, June 24, 3:00-4:00 pm ET.

Jun 08, 2021 | Beth Hess

Webinar
  • Webinar
  • Food Safety & Inspection

[Webinar] Join a New NACCHO Virtual Sharing Session on Edible Marijuana

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

Jun 08, 2021 | Tiara Smith

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response

Encouraging Pet Preparedness

Since more than half of U.S. households own at least one pet, local health departments can expect that animals will be...

Jun 08, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Infectious Disease

Building Facility Partnerships for Infection Prevention and Control: Lessons Learned from Two NACCHO Demonstration Sites

Two BLOC COVID-19 demonstration sites share their experiences with building facility partnerships for infection...

Jun 07, 2021 | Erin Laird, Kimberly Nalley

Partner Articles

  • 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...

Ci  Climate  Change
  • 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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