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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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  • Community Engagement
  • Community Resilience
  • Emergency Response
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Preparedness Month Profile: An Interview with Sue Kauppi, Western Upper Peninsula Health Department

To celebrate Preparedness Month, NACCHO is highlighting Western Upper Peninsula Health Department's collaborations...

Sep 27, 2022 | Elana Filipos, Gideon Amaniel

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  • Community Engagement

Tompkins County Health Department Brings Preparedness Resources to Community

The Tompkins County Health Department hosted a Preparedness Resource Fair to share preparedness tools and information...

Sep 20, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Infectious Disease
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

RFA: Demonstration Sites for Bridging Preparedness, Infectious Disease, Maternal-Child Health, and Birth Defects within Cities and Counties Project

Request for applications due November 1.

Sep 20, 2022 | Elana Filipos

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Gun Violence
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Equipping the Community to Respond to an Active Shooter

The Medical Reserve Corps of SW Vermont has developed a training and resources to help individuals respond to an active...

Aug 22, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Air Quality
  • Healthy Living & Prevention

Stories from the Field: Public Health – Seattle & King County's Breathe Better at Home

The Community Clean Air Ambassadors Program (CCAAP) is a capacity building program, co-developed by Public Health –...

Jul 28, 2022 | Khanh Ho

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  • Breastfeeding
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Together We Can Do Great Things: NACCHO celebrates National Breastfeeding Month

The solid evidence of short- and long-term medical and neurodevelopmental advantages of breastfeeding make promoting,...

Jul 28, 2022 | Erika Ennis, Sarah Robinson

  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Training

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at 2022 NACCHO360

We are partnering with Climate for Health and ecoAmerica to offer an interactive conference workshop on Tuesday, July...

Jul 11, 2022 | Anu Varma

Covid
  • COVID-19
  • Infectious Disease
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Research & Reports

A COVID-19 Hotwash with Local Health Department Directors and Staff

NACCHO invited LHD directors and staff to provide insight into their health department’s COVID response by...

Jul 07, 2022 | Hitomi Abe

  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Health & Disability

Preparing People with Disabilities for Climate Change: How They Intersect and How Local Health Departments Can Help

Learn why having the voices of people with disabilities directly at the table and in the conversation will help to...

Jun 23, 2022 | Guest Author

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

NACCHO Responds to Current National Infant Formula Shortage

NACCHO is continuing to closely monitor the infant formula shortage that is impacting maternal and child health (MCH)...

Jun 08, 2022 | Elana Filipos

Partner Articles

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

NACCHO Recognizes Second Anniversary of First COVID-19...

NACCHO and leading partners recognize December 14, 2022 as the two-year...

Dec 15, 2022 | Nicholas Holmes

NACCHO Recognizes Second Anniversary of First COVID-19...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning
  • Community Engagement

Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships...

NACCHO is pleased to launch the three revised assessments of Mobilizing for...

Nov 22, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships...

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)
  • Opportunity

RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

NACCHO is seeking a qualified consultant to provide graphic design for the new...

Nov 07, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Training

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

We are partnering with Climate for Health and ecoAmerica to offer an...

Jul 11, 2022 | Anu Varma

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Health
  • ID Featured

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

This video series was developed from interviews with BLOC COVID funded sites to...

Jul 06, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson, Candice Young

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

Partnering for Pediatric Vaccinations

Florida Department of Health in Manatee County has been leading the way in...

Jun 17, 2022 | Amiris Roberson

Partnering for Pediatric Vaccinations

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

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...

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  • 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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