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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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New Public Health Workforce Resilience Resource Library

A new resource library offers tools and trainings to help public health workers build resilience.

Aug 19, 2021
By Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Updated Operational Guidance for K-12 School and Early Care and Education Programs

CDC has released updated Operational Guidance for K-12 School and Early Care and Education Programs to Support Safe...

May 27, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease

CDC Updates: Monkeypox Virus Infection

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are...

May 26, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Immunization

Updates to COVID Booster Guidance and Tools

CDC updated its recommendations on the use of a Pfizer-BioNTech booster does in children 5-11 and strengthened guidance...

May 26, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • Behavioral Health
  • Research & Reports

Pain in the Nation 2022

New report finds the pandemic exacerbated an already tragic behavioral health crisis.

May 26, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • Podcast

NACCHO Podcast: The Impact of the MIP Initiative on MIP Members

Ian Goldstein spoke with African American Infant and Maternal Mortality Initiative (AAIMM) Outreach and Engagement...

May 20, 2022 | Ian Goldstein

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  • COVID-19
  • Webinar

Webinar: Introducing VIRA: A Bilingual, Customizable Chatbot that Answers COVID-19 Vaccine Questions

Join this webinar on Thursday, May 26, 3:00-4:00 PM ET.

May 19, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • Press Release

First Nationwide Baseline Assessment of Local Vector Programs’ Tick Activities Reveals 1 in 5 Conduct Surveillance

Findings highlight improvements in efforts to prevent mosquito- and tick-borne diseases, but gaps remain

May 18, 2022 | Anu Varma

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  • Medical Reserve Corps

Leveraging the Talents of a Scalable, Multi-Functional Unit

While continuing to provide COVID-19 support, the Rhode Island Medical Reserve Corps is also looking ahead to what...

May 18, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • Press Release
  • Gun Violence

Gun Violence and Racism Create an Intertwined Public Health Crisis Requiring Immediate Action

This past week, multiple racially motivated violent attacks took place across the country. These hate crimes include a...

May 18, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Research & Reports
  • Vector Control

New Report Reveals State of Local Vector Control Capacity in the U.S.

A new report detailing findings from a 2020 National Vector Control Assessment and offers insight into local mosquito...

May 18, 2022 | Angana Roy

Partner Articles

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

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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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

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
  • 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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