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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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  • Infectious Disease
  • Tuberculosis

World TB Day Resources

In honor of World TB Day, celebrated each year on March 24, NACCHO has compiled a few relevant resources.

Mar 24, 2021 | Erin Laird

  • Tools & Resources
  • Hazards & Health Effects
  • Water Quality

Honoring Local Public Health on World Water Day

New resources on aquatic health and water, sanitation, and hygiene preparedness now available.

Mar 22, 2021 | Emily D'Angelo

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  • COVID-19
  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease

New Variants of SARS-CoV-2: What we know, and how one local health department has been impacted

New variants of the virus SARS-CoV-2 have increasingly become one of the top concerns as efforts to prevent the spread...

Mar 02, 2021 | Kimberly Nalley

Vaccine

NACCHO Board Member, Dr. Philip Huang, Testifies Before House Committee on Science

Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology chaired by Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) held a...

Feb 19, 2021 | Cameron Etessami

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  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Big Ideas in Brief on HIV Telehealth and Supporting HIV Programs through COVID-19 and Beyond

Two new one-pagers are available from the O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law about sustaining HIV...

Feb 18, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • Global Health
  • Mental Health

More Americans Need Mental Healthcare. Where Can We Turn?

COVID-19 has had a profound impact on our society beyond the physical toll on those infected with the virus. It has...

Feb 17, 2021 | Emily Yox

  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar

Environmental Health & COVID-19 Resource Roundup (February 17): Upcoming Events

NACCHO's latest roundup of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) resources for members at the intersection of...

Feb 17, 2021 | Anu Varma

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease

New Resource: Testing and Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis Infection in the United States: Clinical Recommendations

The National Society of Tuberculosis Clinicians (NSTC), a section of the National Tuberculosis Controllers Association...

Feb 09, 2021 | Erin Laird

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Most U.S. Health Plans Must Now Cover the Full Cost of PrEP, but More than the Medication Is Needed for HIV Prevention

The Grade A recommendation for HIV PrEP by the US Preventive Services Task Force means that most health insurance plans...

Jan 22, 2021 | Julia Zigman

Coronavirus COVID 19
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Research & Reports

Environmental Health & COVID-19 Resource Roundup: January 19, 2021

As part of the National Association of County and City Health Officials’ (NACCHO’s) work to support and serve 3,000...

Jan 19, 2021 | Anu Varma

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...

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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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  • 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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