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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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  • Tools & Resources
  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

NACCHO Releases "Identifying the Root Causes of Drug Overdose Health Inequities and Related Social Determinants of Health: A Literature Review "

With support from the Division of Overdose Prevention (DOP) in the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control...

Aug 30, 2021 | Jasmyn Rudd

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  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

HHS Releases New Buprenorphine Practice Guidelines, Expanding Access to Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder

Excerpted blog post from HHS detailing new buprenorphine practice guidelines that among other things, remove a longtime...

May 11, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

COVID-19 Pandemic Impact on Harm Reduction Services: An Environmental Scan

To better understand the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on harm reduction organizations and people who use drugs, the...

Apr 29, 2021 | Julia Zigman, Guest Author

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  • Webinar
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

Using M&E to Better Serve Your Community: A Four-Part Webinar Series for Health Departments and SSPs

This four-part webinar series explores how syringe services programs (SSPs) can use monitoring and evaluation (M&E) to...

Apr 28, 2021 | Kat Kelley

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

NACCHO Launches New Webpage: Health Equity in the Response to Drug Overdose

NACCHO's new webpage offers resources amplifying health equity in overdose response

Apr 26, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

Funding Opportunity: Building Capacity for Harm Reduction Monitoring & Evaluation

NACCHO is pleased to announce a funding opportunity to promote monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of syringe services...

Apr 12, 2021 | Kat Kelley

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

White House Centers Harm Reduction and Equity in Year 1 Drug Policy Priorities

On April 1, the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) released a statement on its drug policy...

Apr 07, 2021 | Kat Kelley

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

CDC's Harm Reduction Technical Assistance Program: Webinar March 9

Please join CDC, NASTAD, the University of Washington, the National Harm Reduction Coalition, and NACCHO for a webinar...

Mar 03, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

Trends and Geographic Patterns in Drug and Synthetic Opioid Overdose Deaths — United States, 2013–2019

A new CDC report demonstrates significant increases in deaths involving synthetic opioids other than methadone,...

Feb 18, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • Press Release
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

NACCHO Awards New Overdose Response Project Funding

NACCHO Awards New Overdose Response Project Funding; Public Health Projects in Georgia, Missouri, New York, North and...

Jan 27, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

Partner Articles

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

NACCHO Recognizes Second Anniversary of First COVID-19...

NACCHO and leading partners recognize December 14, 2022 as the two-year...

Dec 15, 2022 | Nicholas Holmes

NACCHO Recognizes Second Anniversary of First COVID-19...

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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
  • Community Health
  • ID Featured

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

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...

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  • 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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