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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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  • Opportunity

Submit an Abstract for the 2021 NACCHO 360 Conference

From June 29–July 1, in Detroit and virtually, NACCHO will host the 2021 NACCHO 360 Conference.

Dec 21, 2020 | Sristy Acharya

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  • Communications & Public Relations

Join the Local Public Health Communications Exchange, a Community of Practice for Communicators

NACCHO is seeking to increase membership in its Local Public Health Communications Exchange, a community of practice...

Dec 17, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Social Media Toolkit
  • Tools & Resources

Social Media Toolkit: A Primer for Local Health Department PIOs and Communications Professionals

Local health departments should use social media to provide stakeholders with access to credible, science-based health...

Dec 16, 2020 | Sristy Acharya

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  • Book Club
  • Health Equity & Social Justice

NACCHO Book Club: Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present

This book is one of the best historical compilations of the abuses of Black Americans done in the name of science and...

Dec 08, 2020 | Emily Yox

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  • COVID-19
  • Leadership
  • Letters & Statements
  • Workforce Development

Happy Public Health Thank You Day!

Public health in the United States and globally has been in an unprecedented spotlight in 2020. Now, more than ever,...

Nov 23, 2020

CAEAR
  • Access to Care
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Infectious Disease
  • Opportunity

Join NACCHO and CAEAR Coalition’s New Ryan White Part A Community of Practice

Join NACCHO and CAEAR Coalition’s New Ryan White Part A Community of Practice

Nov 20, 2020 | Andrea Grenadier

Webinar
  • Webinar
  • Policy

NACCHO Post-Election Round-Up Webinar

Please join the NACCHO government affairs team for the Post-Election Round-Up: What the 2020 Election Means for Public...

Nov 10, 2020 | Beth Hess

Public Health Workers
  • Press Release

NACCHO Releases Interactive Dashboard of Local Health Department Infrastructure and Practice

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), representing the country’s nearly 3,000 local...

Nov 09, 2020 | Andrea Grenadier

The warmth of other suns
  • Book Club

NACCHO Book Club: The Warmth of Other Suns

The Warmth of Other Suns shares incredible stories of Black Americans who left the south during the Great Migration and...

Oct 14, 2020 | Emily Yox

  • Opportunity

Preparing Tomorrow's Leaders in Health: Harvard Fellowship Application Open

The Commonwealth Fund Fellowship in Minority Health Policy at Harvard University has announced the call for...

Oct 05, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Partner Articles

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  • Press Release

NACCHO Announces Ten Health Department Grantees to...

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), with...

May 18, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

NACCHO Announces Ten Health Department Grantees to...

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  • Webinar
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

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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  • Press Release

Public Health Groups Announce Grantees for National...

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

Apr 07, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

Public Health Groups Announce Grantees for National...

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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...

Alzheimers Disease
  • 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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