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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 Awards Funding to Support Comprehensive Community Approaches Addressing Childhood Trauma to Prevent Substance Misuse

With support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Association of County and City...

Mar 09, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Press Release

NACCHO President Jennifer Kertanis Testified Before Congress on Public Health Infrastructure and Workforce Issues

Today Jennifer Kertanis, MPH, Director of Health at the Farmington Valley Health District, and President of the...

Feb 24, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

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NACCHO Leader Testifies Before Congress on COVID-19 Vaccines and Vaccine Hesitancy

Today, Philip Huang, MD, MPH, Director and Health Authority of the Dallas County Department of Health and Human...

Feb 19, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

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NACCHO Statement on the FY21 Omnibus Spending package and Covid-19 Relief Package by Chief Executive Officer Lori Tremmel Freeman

The National Association of County and City Health Officials, on behalf of the nation’s nearly 3,000 local health...

Dec 22, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Press Release

NACCHO and FDA Announce Tenth Cohort of the Retail Program Standards Mentorship Program

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

Dec 18, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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NACCHO Chief Executive Officer Lori Tremmel Freeman Honored as One of the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare Magazine

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

Dec 15, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Podcast

NACCHO Podcast Series: The Presidential and 117th Congressional Transition

In a special episode of the National Association of County and City Health Official’s (NACCHO’s) Podcast Series, Ian...

Dec 11, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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Application Open for 2021 Samuel J. Crumbine Consumer Protection Award for Excellence in Food Protection

Washington, DC, December 2, 2020 – The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), representing...

Dec 02, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Press Release

NACCHO Celebrates World AIDS Day, December 1, 2020

World AIDS Day is honored on December 1st to increase HIV awareness and knowledge and speak out against stigma.

Nov 30, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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Now Available: What the 2020 Election Means for Local Public Health

As the association representing the nation’s nearly 3,000 local health departments, the National Association of County...

Nov 25, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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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  • Infectious Disease
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  • 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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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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