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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
  • Performance Improvement
  • Success Story
  • Community Health

Story from the Field: An Exploratory Initiative for Long-Term Care Facilities and Nursing Homes

Long-term care facilities and nursing homes are facing challenging times. Between being short-staffed, COVID mitigation...

Dec 30, 2021 | Emma Allen

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  • Immunization
  • Success Story
  • Community Health

COVID-19 Vaccine Community Success Stories from four Local Health Departments featured by CDC

In 2020, NACCHO, with the support of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), implemented the project,...

Dec 29, 2021 | Robin Mowson

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  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic
  • Opportunity
  • Substance Use Disorder

NACCHO is Seeking Consultants to Provide Technical Assistance to Communities Participating in the IOPSLL Program

NACCHO seeks consultants to provide technical assistance to selected communities participating in NACCHO’s Implementing...

Dec 22, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Press Release

THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COUNTY AND CITY HEALTH OFFICIALS COMMISSIONS NEW STUDY ON WASTEWATER SURVEILLANCE RESEARCH AT THE COMMUNITY-LEVEL

— The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), with support from the Centers for Disease...

Dec 21, 2021 | Anu Varma

New CDC Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) Community Engagement Resources

This new community engagement resource reconfirms ATSDR’s commitment to building relationships and effectively engaging...

Dec 21, 2021

NACCHO Exchange Fall 2021
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Chronic Disease
  • Emergency Response

NACCHO Exchange Fall 2021: Model and Innovative Practices

This issue of NACCHO Exchange highlights four winning 2020 Model Practices and four winning 2020 Innovative Practices,...

Dec 21, 2021 | Taylarr Lopez

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Policy

New Policy Proposal Seeks to Improve Access to Medications that Prevent HIV Infection

Johns Hopkins University faculty and others released a new proposal for financing and delivering PrEP for HIV...

Dec 20, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • Opportunity
  • Performance Improvement

NACCHO's Research & Evaluation Team Seeks Consultant to Facilitate Strategic Planning Process

NACCHO's Research and Evaluation team is seeking a consultant to facilitate its team's strategic planning process in...

Dec 19, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • COVID-19
  • Webinar

Webinar: CISA INSIGHT - Provide Medical Care is in Critical Condition: Analysis and Stakeholder Decision Support to Minimize Further Harm

Join this webinar on Tuesday, December 21, 3:00-4:00 PM ET.

Dec 17, 2021 | Beth Hess

  • Climate Change

Mental Health and Our Changing Climate: Special Briefing for Local Health Departments

A special briefing for local health departments that will cover the major findings of Mental Health and Our Changing...

Dec 17, 2021

Partner Articles

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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...

Alzheimers Disease
  • 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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  • 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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