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

  • Food Safety & Inspection
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Retail Program Standards Cooperative Agreement Funding Opportunity Announcement

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Office of Regulatory Affairs (ORA), Office of Partnerships (OP) is announcing...

Jan 28, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Water Quality

Pool Inspection Training for Environmental Health Professionals

Take the Pool Inspection Training for Environmental Health Professionals for healthier and safer pools through stronger...

Jan 28, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Communications & Public Relations
  • Research & Reports

Tips and Tools to Get Your Environmental Health Message Across

A recent issue of the Journal of Environmental Health includes an article from the Centers for Disease Control and...

Jan 23, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Call for Comments
  • Policy
  • Water Quality

Call for Comments on Proposed Revisions to the Lead and Copper Rule

The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) proposed Lead and Copper Rule (LCR) includes a suite of actions to...

Jan 13, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Health in All Policies
  • Policy

All-In Cities Policy Toolkit

By putting equity at the center of municipal policies, American cities can help create a future of shared prosperity in...

Jan 13, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Hazards & Health Effects

National Radon Action Month 2020

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has designated January as National Radon Action Month. EPA and the U.S....

Jan 13, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

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  • Health & Disability
  • Infectious Disease
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Tobacco-Use Prevention

Best For You, Best For Baby: Five Tips for Preventing Birth Defects

Expectant parents receive a barrage of messages on how to keep their babies safe and healthy during pregnancy. For...

Jan 13, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Climate Change

Interactive Climate Adaptation Map

The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) developed a new interactive map that showcases state...

Jan 08, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

Join the Environmental Health Specialists Network (EHS-Net)

This research opportunity seeks to develop and sustain a network of public health professionals to identify...

Jan 06, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Food Safety & Inspection

Updated NEHA Cannabis and Food Safety Resources

The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) recently revised its cannabis and food safety resources. The...

Jan 02, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

Partner Articles

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  • Climate Change
  • Training

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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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health

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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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

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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  • 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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  • 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...

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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