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

  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

RFP: Action Planning Facilitation Consultant for the Building Community Resilience through Maternal Child Health and Emergency Preparedness and Response Collaboration Project

NACCHO is seeking a qualified consultant to develop and facilitate action planning meetings for the Building Community...

Feb 18, 2021 | Hitomi Abe

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

RFA: Building Community Resilience through Maternal Child Health and Emergency Preparedness and Response Collaboration

Applications due March 26, 2021.

Feb 12, 2021 | Hitomi Abe

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

WPSI Launches "Guidance You Can Trust" Campaign

Women’s Preventive Health Services Initiative (WPSI), an effort led by ACOG and HRSA, has recently launched a new...

Jan 28, 2021 | Hitomi Abe

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

Promoting Healthy Weight Success Stories & New Online Offering from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

The CHOICES Project at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health launched their Stories from the Field series...

Dec 26, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

Coronavirus COVID 19
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

EH & COVID-19 Resource Roundup: December 23, 2020

Latest bi-weekly blog consisting of an up-to-date collection of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) resources for our...

Dec 23, 2020 | Anu Varma

  • COVID-19
  • Access to Care
  • Epidemiology
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Utilizing an Equity Lens to Test Maternal and Child Health Populations for COVID-19: A Case Study from Harris County Public Health

Harris County Public Health developed the COVID-19 Equity Testing Strategy to ensure equitable testing opportunities,...

Dec 22, 2020 | Adelaide Appiah

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  • Access to Care
  • Breastfeeding
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

U.S. Surgeon General Releases a Call to Action to Improve Maternal Health

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently released the HHS Maternal Health Action Plan to reduce...

Dec 19, 2020 | Adelaide Appiah

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Input Requested: Modeling Tool for Adolescent Sexual Health

The Coalition for Applied Modeling and Prevention are seeking input on adolescent STI modeling tool.

Dec 17, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Coronavirus COVID 19
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Environmental Health & COVID-19 Resource Roundup: December 9, 2020

Check out NACCHO's latest set of curated resources at the intersection of environmental health and COVID-19.

Dec 09, 2020 | Anu Varma

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  • Webinar
  • Breastfeeding

Webinar - Navigating Lactation Support Programs in the Era of COVID-19: The Path Forward

Join us on Wednesday, December 16, at 2:00 PM EST for a webinar to learn more about how two federally qualified health...

Dec 07, 2020 | Erika Ennis

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...

Water Fountain
  • 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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