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The Word on Local Health Departments is a blog by the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO).

Infection Prevention and Healthcare Quality Training in a Criminal Justice Healthcare Setting: The Work of El Paso County Public Health

This week, October 16-22, marks both International Infection Prevention Week and Healthcare Quality Week. Infection...

Oct 18, 2016 | Christina Baum

Roundtable Report: Local Health Department Roles and Activities to Improve Infection Control, Preparedness and Response to Infectious Disease Threats

During the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) annual meeting, NACCHO hosted a roundtable session...

Jul 18, 2016 | Christina Baum

Share Your Thoughts: Participatory Disease Surveillance Survey

Participatory disease surveillance systems rely on voluntarily submitted symptom data from the general public. Please...

Jun 01, 2016 | Christina Baum

CSTE Funding Opportunity – Flu Near You Data Implementation Pilot Project

The Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) recently announced a new funding opportunity: Flu Near You...

Jun 01, 2016 | Christina Baum

Lessons in Infection Control (LINC) Awardees Selected

NACCHO is pleased to announce the local health departments (LHDs) selected for the LINC (Lessons in INfection Control)...

May 04, 2016 | Christina Baum

New CDC Study Shows Hepatitis C Kills More Americans than Any Other Infectious Disease

A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study published online today in Clinical Infectious Diseases shows that in...

May 04, 2016 | Christina Baum

Zika Action Plan Summit: Lessons for Local Health Departments

On April 1, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention hosted the Zika Action Plan Summit to convene state, local,...

Apr 14, 2016 | Christina Baum

Scholarship Application for Local Health Department Certification in Infection Control

The 2014 Ebola outbreak in West Africa and cases in the United States revealed critical needs and opportunities to...

Apr 13, 2016 | Christina Baum

World TB Day: Unite to End TB

World TB Day is celebrated each March 24, commemorating the anniversary of the day in 1882 when Robert Koch announced...

Mar 24, 2016 | Christina Baum

Letter from Dr. Beth Bell about a Funding Opportunity to Fight Antibiotic Resistance

Earlier this week at a forum hosted by The Atlantic, Dr. Beth Bell, Director of National Center for Emerging and...

Mar 21, 2016 | Christina Baum

Partner Articles

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NACCHO Recognizes Second Anniversary of First COVID-19...

NACCHO and leading partners recognize December 14, 2022 as the two-year...

Dec 15, 2022 | Nicholas Holmes

NACCHO Recognizes Second Anniversary of First COVID-19...

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Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships...

NACCHO is pleased to launch the three revised assessments of Mobilizing for...

Nov 22, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships...

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RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

NACCHO is seeking a qualified consultant to provide graphic design for the new...

Nov 07, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

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Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

We are partnering with Climate for Health and ecoAmerica to offer an...

Jul 11, 2022 | Anu Varma

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

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New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

This video series was developed from interviews with BLOC COVID funded sites to...

Jul 06, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson, Candice Young

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

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Partnering for Pediatric Vaccinations

Florida Department of Health in Manatee County has been leading the way in...

Jun 17, 2022 | Amiris Roberson

Partnering for Pediatric Vaccinations

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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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  • Community Health
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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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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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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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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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  • 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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