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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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Mini Series: Best Practices in Adoption of Telehealth: COVID-19 and Beyond

Project ECHO is hosting a virtual mini-series, "Best Practices in Adoption of Telehealth: COVID-19 and Beyond" on using...

May 20, 2020 | Kat Kelley

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response
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Featured NACCHO Resource: Administrative Preparedness and the Public Health Workforce: Suggested Strategies for Health Departments

As local health departments continue their activation around the COVID-19 pandemic, unique administrative strategies...

May 14, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

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  • Contact Tracing
  • Workforce Development

NACCHO Recommends at Least $7.6 Billion for Contact Tracing Workforce Surge

As Congress continues to work on legislation related to the COVID-19 response, we encourage Congress to ensure...

May 12, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

  • Emergency Response
  • Workforce Development

Major Public Health Wins in COVID-19 Bills

NACCHO has successfully advocated for billions of dollars in federal funding for the public health response to COVID-19...

May 05, 2020 | NACCHO Government Affairs Team

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  • Press Release
  • Emergency Response
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NACCHO Urges Support for Frontline Public Health Workers

NACCHO recently sent a letter to Congress highlighting the key role of health department staff on the front lines of...

May 04, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

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  • Workforce Development

NACCHO Applauds the Introduction of Public Health Workforce Loan Repayment Act in the Senate

A federal Public Health Workforce Loan Repayment program is an important investment in strengthening health departments...

Apr 22, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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  • COVID-19
  • Emergency Response
  • Leadership
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NPHW 2020: Local Health Departments on the Frontlines of COVID-19

Each year, National Public Health Week (NPHW) serves to recognize the contributions of public health and center issues...

Apr 06, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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National Association of County and City Health Officials’ Statement on the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), on behalf of the nation’s nearly 3,000 local...

Mar 27, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Infectious Disease
  • Workforce Development

NCSD: Starved Public Health System in Distress, STD First Responders Spring Into Action Against COVID-19

On Friday, March 20, the National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) published a press release highlighting the critical...

Mar 24, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Leadership
  • SACCHOS
  • Workforce Development

NACCHO Hosts Members for 2020 Leadership Week

On Wednesday, nearly 100 public health leaders from NACCHO’s Board of Directors, the National Association of...

Mar 04, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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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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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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  • Food Safety & Inspection
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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...

  • 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
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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
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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

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  • 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...

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  • 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
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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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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

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