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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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NACCHO Statement in Response to the George Floyd Murder Trial Verdict

The verdict in the George Floyd murder trial is one step forward in holding police accountable for violent actions...

Apr 21, 2021
By Theresa Spinner

Webinar
  • Webinar
  • Food Safety & Inspection

[World Food Safety Day Announcement] NACCHO Virtual Sharing Session on the Retail Program Standards Clearinghouse Work Group

This World Food Safety Day (June 7), join a webinar on the Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards...

Jun 07, 2021 | Anu Varma

Rural America
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Rural Health

Rural COVID-19 Vaccine Resource Library

New resource library includes curated tools to assist rural stakeholders with immediate, easy to distribute, and...

Jun 03, 2021 | Beth Hess

Vaccine
  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
  • Immunization
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Webinar: Building Vaccine Confidence for COVID-19 Vaccines in Adolescents

Join this webinar on Tuesday, June 22, 3:00-4:00 pm ET.

Jun 03, 2021 | Beth Hess

Webinar
  • Webinar

Webinar: Proposed Limits on Public Health Authority: Dangerous for Public Health

Join this webinar on Tuesday, June 8, 2:00-3:00 pm ET.

Jun 03, 2021 | Beth Hess

National Health Security Strategy 2019 2022

Introduction to the National Health Security Strategy and National Biodefense Strategy

The 21st century health security environment is diverse, complex, and ever changing.

Jun 02, 2021 | Shanlynn Bias

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  • Podcast

Podcast from Washington - Vaccinating the 12 - 15 year old population

Ian Goldstein talks with Dr. Ying Ying Goh, Director and Health Officer of the Pasadena Public Health Department.

Jun 01, 2021 | Ian Goldstein

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Antibiotic Resistance

New Resource: CDC Research Shows Antibiotic Prescribing Rates Decreased Across Various Healthcare Settings

Two recent CDC publications show antibiotic prescribing during the COVID-19 pandemic decreased across outpatient and...

Jun 01, 2021 | Kimberly Nalley

North Dakota Legislature
  • Press Release

NACCHO and The Network for Public Health’s New Report Proposed Limits on Public Health Authority: Dangerous for Public Health, Highlights Proposed State Laws Detrimental to Public Health

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

May 28, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

STD Clinics Contribute to Ending the HIV Epidemic in the United States

STD clinics play a key role in HIV diagnosis, prevention, care, and treatment.

May 28, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Hepatitis Awareness Month: Recognizing HIV and Hepatitis C Coinfection

HRSA’s HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB) has developed several resources to help health care providers treating people who have or...

May 28, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

Partner Articles

  • 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...

Ci  Climate  Change
  • 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...

Water Fountain
  • 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...

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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