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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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Vaccine

House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Vaccines, Testing, and Medical Supplies

On Wednesday, the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee held a hearing: “Road to Recovery: Ramping Up COVID-19...

Feb 04, 2021
By Cameron Etessami

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  • COVID-19
  • Webinar

Webinar: Housing Stability, the Pandemic, and Our Health

Join this webinar on Tuesday, February 23, 1:00 to 2:30 pm EST.

Feb 19, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • Press Release

NACCHO Leader Testifies Before Congress on COVID-19 Vaccines and Vaccine Hesitancy

Today, Philip Huang, MD, MPH, Director and Health Authority of the Dallas County Department of Health and Human...

Feb 19, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Opportunity

EPA Announces the Cleaner Indoor Air During Wildfire Challenge

The challenge is open now through May 17, 2021.

Feb 18, 2021 | Anu Varma

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response
  • Health Equity & Social Justice

Call for Resources: Infection Prevention and Control Materials Developed by Local Health Departments for Training Frontline Healthcare and Public Health Workforce

NACCHO, in partnership with the CDC, is is gathering infection prevention and control (IPC) materials and training...

Feb 18, 2021

  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

RFP: Action Planning Facilitation Consultant for the Building Community Resilience through Maternal Child Health and Emergency Preparedness and Response Collaboration Project

NACCHO is seeking a qualified consultant to develop and facilitate action planning meetings for the Building Community...

Feb 18, 2021 | Hitomi Abe

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

SAMHSA Releases HIV Prevention Tool for People Living with SUD or Mental Illness

The HHS Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) released Prevention and Treatment of HIV...

Feb 18, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Research & Reports

HRSA Publishes Journal Articles Demonstrating the Cost-Effectiveness of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program in the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) published a...

Feb 18, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Best Practices: Interventions for PrEP

A new chapter on best practices for PrEP interventions is now included the CDC’s Prevention Research Synthesis...

Feb 18, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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

Supply Shortages Impacting COVID-19 and Non-COVID Testing

Over a third of laboratories in a recent American Society for Microbiology report reported shortages of supplies for...

Feb 18, 2021 | Julia Zigman

Opioid
  • 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

Partner Articles

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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
  • Policy

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
  • Workforce Development

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

  • Tools & Resources
  • 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
  • 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...

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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