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

CHOICES Learning Collaborative Partnership Announces New Opportunity to Develop Effective Strategies to Prevent Childhood Obesity

The CHOICES Project at the Prevention Research Center on Nutrition and Physical Activity at the Harvard T.H. Chan...

Jul 24, 2019 | nacchovoice

NACCHO Annual 2019: Improving the Nation’s Health through Public and Private Partnerships

By Taylarr Lopez, Communications Specialist, NACCHO On July 9–11, over 1,300 local public health professionals gathered...

Jul 16, 2019 | nacchovoice

14 Agencies Achieve Project Public Health Ready Recognition

NACCHO’s Project Public Health Ready (PPHR) program is pleased to recognize or re-recognize 14 local and regional...

Jul 02, 2019 | nacchovoice

Final Reflections: Outgoing NACCHO President Kevin Sumner Reflects on His Term and Hopes for the Future

Interview by Taylarr Lopez, Communications Specialist, NACCHO Let me preface this conversation by mentioning how hard...

Jun 28, 2019 | nacchovoice

Local Health Departments and Communities Will Benefit from the Recently Passed FY2020 LHHS Spending Bill

Appropriations Bill Includes Strong Spending Levels for Many Local Health Department Priorities NACCHO thanks the House...

Jun 22, 2019 | nacchovoice

Homelessness Among Individuals with Disabilities: Influential Factors and Scalable Solutions

By Erin Vinoski Thomas, MPH, CHES, Health and Disability Fellow, NACCHO; and Chloe Vercruysse, MBA This post originally...

Jun 14, 2019 | nacchovoice

Member Spotlight Interview: Health Director Emily Brown Discusses the Importance of Rural Health Representation

NACCHO’s Member Spotlight series features interviews with local health department leaders and staff about their careers...

Jun 06, 2019 | nacchovoice

Minneapolis Environmental Health Awarded 2019 Crumbine Consumer Protection Award for Excellence in Food Protection

NACCHO recently announced Minneapolis Environmental Health as the recipient of the 2019 Samuel J. Crumbine Consumer...

Jun 03, 2019 | nacchovoice

NACCHO Announces 2019 Model Practice Award Winners

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) named its 2019 Model Practice Award Winners, an...

May 28, 2019 | nacchovoice

On the Front Lines of the Opioid Epidemic

By Kevin G. Sumner, MPH, NACCHO President and Health Officer and Director of the Middle-Brook Regional Health...

May 21, 2019 | nacchovoice

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NACCHO Announces Ten Health Department Grantees to...

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May 18, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

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World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

This year’s theme for World Hand Hygiene Day on May 5 is focused on recognizing...

May 04, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

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Public Health Groups Announce Grantees for National...

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Public Health Groups Announce Grantees for National...

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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

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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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Applications for the program are now open from September 9 through November 15,...

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Associate Professor, Erika Martin and Betty Bekemeier (University of Washington...

Apr 07, 2021 | Guest Author

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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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