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

National Preparedness Month: We Have the Power to Prepare

By Umair A. Shah, MD, MPH, NACCHO President and Executive Director of Harris County Public Health This September marks...

Sep 27, 2017 | NacchoVoice

Incoming NACCHO President Dr. Umair A. Shah Shares How His Health Department Uses the Principles of Innovation, Engagement, and Equity to Advance Population Health

Interview by Lindsay Tiffany, Lead of Publications, NACCHO On July 1, Umair A. Shah, MD, MPH, Executive Director of...

Sep 20, 2017 | NacchoVoice

Online Learning Course: The People, Power, and Pride of Public Health

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, in collaboration with NACCHO and the Association of State and...

Aug 23, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

NACCHO Annual 2017: Bridging Clinical Medicine and Population Health

By Lindsay Tiffany, Lead of Publications, NACCHO On July 11–13, more than 1,200 local health department (LHD) leaders...

Jul 18, 2017 | NacchoVoice

NACCHO Outgoing President Claude-Alix Jacob, MPH, Reflects on His Year at the Helm of NACCHO and Charts a Course for the Future

Interview by Lindsay Tiffany, Lead of Publications, NACCHO Claude-Alix Jacob, MPH, Chief Public Health Officer for the...

Jun 28, 2017 | NacchoVoice

LHD of the Year Award Winner Harris County Public Health Focuses on Closing the Gap on Health Inequity in its Community

By Taylarr Lopez, Communications Specialist, NACCHO NACCHO is pleased to recognize Harris County Public Health (HCPH)...

Oct 11, 2016 | NacchoVoice

“Not if, but When”: Experts Share Latest Zika Response Activities

By Andrea Grenadier, Communications Specialist, NACCHO Representatives from major public health organizations addressed...

May 02, 2016 | Mary Hodges

Zika Action Plan Summit: Lessons for Local Health Departments

On April 1, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention hosted the Zika Action Plan Summit to convene state, local,...

Apr 14, 2016 | Christina Baum

Local Health Department Preparedness and Response to Ebola in the United States

Local health departments are playing a leading role in response to potential Ebola cases in the United States. They are...

Apr 01, 2015 | Guest Author

CDC Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Stakeholder Meeting

Date: August 20—21, 2013 Staff Representative: Jack Herrmann Member Representative: Umair Shah (Harris County, TX)...

Sep 05, 2013 | Frances Bevington

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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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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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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...

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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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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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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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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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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...

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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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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