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The Word on Local Health Departments is a blog by the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO).

Long Term Planning for Climate Change: What Local Public Health Should Consider Moving Forward

This is the third part of a series of interviews with local health department staff who will present at the 2014...

Mar 18, 2014 | Guest Author

Mid-Atlantic Kicks Off Severe Weather Preparedness Week with Rare March Snowstorm

Here in Washington, D.C., a rare late-winter snowstorm is currently wrecking havoc at the start of Severe Weather...

Mar 03, 2014 | Stacy Stanford

A New Agenda for Global Health Security

On Feb. 13, the United States brought together more than 25 nations and international partners across sectors...

Feb 19, 2014 | Sara Rubin

NACCHO Responds to “Outbreaks: Protecting Americans from Infectious Disease”

In the middle of the 20th century, vaccines and antibiotics were having spectacular successes in preventing and...

Dec 20, 2013 | Guest Author

2009 H1N1 Influenza Pandemic 10 Times More Deadly Than Previously Estimated

The modest number of 18,449 laboratory-confirmed deaths from the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic caused many to question...

Dec 11, 2013 | Lisa Brown

National Public Health Information Coalition (NPHIC) Annual Symposium

Date: Sept. 22—24, 2013 Staff Representative: Frances Bevington, Sara Rubin, Alyson Jordan Member Representatives:...

Oct 09, 2013 | Admin

Recent Public Health Incidents Emphasize the Importance of Emergency Preparedness Funding

By Jack Herrmann, MSEd., NCC, LMHC, Senior Advisor, Public Health Preparedness, NACCHO Across the nation, the...

Sep 04, 2013 | nacchovoice

CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden Discusses the ACA, Winnable Battles, and the Future of Public Health

By Ian Goldstein, Digital Media Specialist, NACCHO Since 2009, CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden has controlled both...

Aug 19, 2013 | nacchovoice

MERS-CoV: Preparing Locally for a Global Concern

By Leah Moriarty, Public Health Preparedness Intern, NACCHO The Johnson County (KS) Department of Health and...

Aug 05, 2013 | nacchovoice

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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  • 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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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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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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