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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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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Immunization

Updated CDC COIVD-19 Vaccination Program Interim Playbook for Jurisdiction Operations

On October 30th, CDC released an updated version of the COVID-19 Vaccination Program Interim Playbook for Jurisdiction...

Nov 03, 2020 | Amy Frandsen

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  • COVID-19
  • Opportunity
  • Rural Health
  • Workforce Development

Request for Applications: Building Workforce Capacity of Rural and Frontier Local Health Departments to Respond to COVID-19

With support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), NACCHO will be offering funding to...

Nov 02, 2020 | Beth Hess

  • COVID-19
  • Webinar

Webinar: Building a United COVID-19 Response Using GIS Technology in Minnesota

This PHEP Connects webinar will highlight how Minnesota, using GIS technology, quickly progressed from being reactive...

Nov 02, 2020 | Beth Hess

Webinar
  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
  • Infectious Disease

Webinar Recording: Antigen Testing for SARS-CoV-2 in Nursing Homes—Considerations for Local Public Health

Access the recording and presentation slides from NACCHO's webinar on CDC’s Considerations for Use of SARS-CoV-2...

Oct 30, 2020 | Christina Baum

  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Immunization

CMS Guidance on COVID-19 Vaccine Administration Rates and Policies

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is taking steps to ensure all Americans, including the nation’s...

Oct 30, 2020 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

Webinar
  • COVID-19
  • Webinar

Webinar: Public Health Official Safety - Existing State Protections for Public Health Officials

NACCHO invites local health department leadership and staff to participate this webinar on Thursday, November 5 at 3:00...

Oct 30, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Fostering Volunteer Resiliency

Weekly since March the Southwest Virginia Medical Reserve Corps Resiliency Team has sent unit volunteers a mental...

Oct 28, 2020 | Beth Hess

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

EH & COVID-19 Resources: New Webinars on Safe School Reopening, Health in All Policies, and More

As part of the NACCHO’s work to support and serve 3,000 local health departments (LHDs) in the United States, NACCHO is...

Oct 28, 2020 | Anu Varma

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  • COVID-19

Considerations for Halloween and other Holiday Celebrations

The CDC has a new webpage that features new ways of trick or treating and other Halloween activities to reduce the...

Oct 22, 2020 | Beth Hess

Webinar
  • COVID-19
  • Infectious Disease

Webinar: Antigen Testing for SARS-CoV-2 in Nursing Homes—Considerations for Local Public Health

NACCHO webinar on antigen testing for SARS-COV-2 in Nursing Homes, sharing guidance and information for local health...

Oct 21, 2020 | Christina Baum

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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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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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  • Tools & Resources

CDC Report: Temporary Reassignment of Personnel Requests...

CDC recently updated its flexibilities guidance for recipients and applicants...

Jul 09, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

CDC Report: Temporary Reassignment of Personnel Requests...

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

SYNC 2020, the National Conference for HIV, HCV, STI and LGBTQ Health, is...

Jul 08, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Apply Now: DIS Scholarships for STD Engage 2020...

NCSD and NACCHO are pleased to offer several full scholarships for DIS to...

Jun 24, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Apply Now: DIS Scholarships for STD Engage 2020...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Social Media Resources: National HIV Testing Day

Social media toolkit for National HIV Testing Day, a day to raise awareness...

Jun 24, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Social Media Resources: National HIV Testing Day

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

Syringe Services Programs and the COVID-19 Pandemic:...

Local health departments (LHDs) are on the frontlines of the opioid crisis,...

Jun 16, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Syringe Services Programs and the COVID-19 Pandemic:...

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  • Community Engagement
  • Informatics
  • Opportunity

The Path to One Million: Leveraging the Power of Public...

Since its launch, the All of Us Research Program has enrolled more than 350,000...

Jun 11, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

The Path to One Million: Leveraging the Power of Public...

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