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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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Congress Passes, President Signs Fiscal Year 2022 Omnibus Appropriations

NACCHO's full summary of the FY2022 Labor, Health & Human Services (LHHS), and Education omnibus

Mar 18, 2022 | Rachel Miller, Ian Goldstein

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  • Podcast

Podcast from Washington: Healthy People 2030

Ian Goldstein speaks with Dr. Mary Pittman, President and CEO of the Public Health Institute.

Mar 18, 2022 | Ian Goldstein

  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Training

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at the 2022 Preparedness Summit

NACCHO is partnering with Climate for Health and ecoAmerica to offer an interactive conference workshop on Tuesday,...

Mar 17, 2022

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  • Podcast

Podcast from Washington: NACCHO's Year Ahead with CEO Lori Tremmel Freeman

Ian Goldstein speaks with NACCHO CEO Lori Tremmel Freeman about NACCHO’s goals for the year and lessons learned in 2021.

Mar 08, 2022 | Ian Goldstein

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Podcast from Washington: Resilience Catalyst Program

Ian Goldstein speaks with Lindsey Sullivan, Director of Health Promotion for AppHealthcare at the Appalachian District...

Mar 08, 2022 | Ian Goldstein

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NACCHO's Second Annual Virtual Hill Week

From February 22-25, NACCHO hosted its second annual Virtual Hill Week with local health leaders from across the...

Mar 08, 2022 | Rachel Miller

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NACCHO's Podcast from Washington Featuring Chief Executive Officer Lori Tremmel Freeman

In this week’s episode of Podcast from Washington, the National Association of County and City Health Officials’...

Feb 04, 2022 | Theresa Spinner

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Bipartisan Group of Senators Reintroduce NACCHO-Supported Strengthening the Public Health Workforce Act

On January 13, Senators Tina Smith (D-MN), Susan Collins (R-ME), Cory Booker (D-NJ), and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK)...

Jan 21, 2022 | Kerry Allen

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  • Press Release

NACCHO Applauds Reintroduction of Strengthening the Public Health Workforce Act in the Senate

Bipartisan legislation would provide for a public health workforce loan repayment program to support recruitment and...

Jan 14, 2022 | Theresa Spinner

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Senate HELP Committee Holds Hearing on Pandemic Response

This week the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee held a hearing titled, “Addressing New Variants: A...

Jan 13, 2022 | Ian Goldstein

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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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  • 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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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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  • 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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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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