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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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  • Climate Change

American Climate Leadership Summit 2021: Registration Open

Register for the American Climate Leadership Summit (ACLS 2021), now celebrating its 10th year!

Feb 03, 2021 | Anu Varma

  • Climate Change

The Maryland Climate Change Health Adaptation Program is Available to Help Local Health Jurisdictions With Health-Related Climate Adaptation Efforts

The Maryland Climate Change Health Adaptation Program is funded by CDC’s Building Resistance Against Climate Effects...

Feb 02, 2021 | Guest Author

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  • Climate Change
  • Research & Reports

Opportunities to Address Climate, Health, and Equity Shared in 2020 Lancet Countdown Report

The 2020 Report of the Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change was released this week, which contains key...

Dec 04, 2020 | Emily D'Angelo

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  • Climate Change

2020 Lancet Countdown: U.S. Virtual Launch

The launch event is set for December 3 at 12 PM ET.

Nov 30, 2020 | Anu Varma

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Social Determinants of Health

Story from the Field: Climate Change Health Crisis: Urban Heat, COVID, and Housing Insecurity in New Orleans

In 2020, the New Orleans Health Department partnered with climate technology platform ISeeChange on a pilot...

Nov 23, 2020 | Juliette Frazier

  • Climate Change
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Heat Rise Alert: Local Health Worker Interventions are Needed to Protect Pregnant People

Pregnant people have been largely invisible in efforts to better manage harm to human health from the increasing number...

Oct 08, 2020 | Guest Author

  • Climate Change

Join CDC's Climate and Health Virtual Symposium

The webinars will highlight the pressing need for greater scientific and civic engagement to protect public health from...

Oct 05, 2020

  • Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning
  • Climate Change
  • Opportunity

Response Requested: EPA Seeks Your Support to Develop a Community Resilience Tool Around Climate Change and Extreme Events

EPA is planning a set of invite-only “small group” virtual workshops with the goal of developing a community resilience...

Sep 30, 2020 | Anu Varma

  • Community Engagement
  • Climate Change
  • Hazards & Health Effects
  • Opportunity

Interested in Advancing Priorities  Related to Climate Change, Natural, and Environmental Health Hazards? Apply to Join Thriving Exchange's 2021 Cohort

AGU's Thriving Earth Exchange seeks community leaders interested in advancing their local priorities to join our...

Sep 24, 2020 | Guest Author

  • Climate Change

Insight into Climate Change & Local Preparedness Efforts with NACCHO

In the present moment, and mere days before World Environmental Health Day on September 26, the intersection between...

Sep 22, 2020 | Emily D'Angelo

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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
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Infectious Disease

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

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...

Alzheimers Disease
  • 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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  • 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...

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