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

  • Behavioral Health
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic
  • Opportunity

Request for Information: Addressing Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder in Maternal Health

As part of the Promoting Innovation in State MCH Policymaking (PRISM) project, implemented in partnership with the...

Feb 18, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • Health & Disability
  • Infectious Disease
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Tobacco-Use Prevention

Best For You, Best For Baby: Five Tips for Preventing Birth Defects

Expectant parents receive a barrage of messages on how to keep their babies safe and healthy during pregnancy. For...

Jan 13, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

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

Call for Members: Join NACCHO’s HIV, STI, and Viral Hepatitis Sentinel Network!

NACCHO is recruiting local health departments to participate in its HIV, STI, and Viral Hepatitis Sentinel Network...

Jan 07, 2020 | Kat Kelley

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

Call for Members: Join NACCHO’s HIV, STI, and Viral Hepatitis Sentinel Network

NACCHO is recruiting local health departments to participate in its HIV, STI, and Viral Hepatitis Sentinel Network...

Jan 07, 2020 | Kat Kelley

  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

New Research Reveals Prenatal Exposure to PFAS is Associated with Lower Birth Weight

A new study from Karlstad University evaluated the association between early pregnancy exposure to eight Perfluoroalkyl...

Dec 21, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Infectious Disease
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Opportunity

NACCHO Launching Collaborative Workgroup on Maternal-Child Health, Infectious Diseases, and Preparedness

NACCHO has received funding from the CDC Division of Birth Defects and Infant Disorders, to foster collaboration...

Dec 16, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

State Children’s Environmental Health Profiles

The Children’s Environmental Health Network is developing fact sheets that include indicators of environmental...

Dec 09, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Breastfeeding
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

A Tale of Two Cities with One Common Goal: To Improve Breastfeeding Support for Low Income Mothers in Marion County, IN

By Julie Patterson, PhD, MBA, RDN, LDN, Northern Illinois University; Lindsay Moore-Otsby, MD, HealthNet; Carrie...

Nov 11, 2019 | nacchovoice

  • Breastfeeding
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Streamlining Breastfeeding Support and Education in a Federally Qualified Health Center in New York City

By Lindsay DuBois, MPH, CLC, Associate Director; and Melissa Olson, RD, Nutritionist, Community Healthcare Network  In...

Oct 22, 2019 | nacchovoice

  • Breastfeeding
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Laying the Infrastructure for Breastfeeding Partnerships in Lee County

By Emily Bernard, IBCLC, NACCHO consultant in collaboration with Carol Lawrence, PhD, MS, BSN, RNC-OB and Lori Riddle,...

Nov 13, 2017 | nacchovoice

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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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  • 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:...

Ao U Diversity
  • 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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