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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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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

Assessing Vaccine Hesitant Populations in Minnesota

Local health department (LHD) immunization programs have been working hard to ensure COVID-19 vaccines are available to...

Aug 20, 2021 | Amy Frandsen

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House Proposes Investment of $1 Billion in Public Health Infrastructure and Capacity: What it Means for Local Health Departments

A notable addition to the bill includes a new $1 billion funding stream specifically dedicated to expanding the...

Aug 13, 2021 | Silvio Renna

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Immunization
  • Infectious Disease

Back to School Vaccination Week of Action

On July 29, President Biden announced the Back to School Week of Action, from August 7-15. This week is a nationwide...

Aug 10, 2021 | Amy Frandsen, Hitomi Abe

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Senate HELP Committee Holds Hearing on Rebuilding Public Health Infrastructure

On Tuesday, July 27, the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) held a hearing entitled “The...

Jul 30, 2021 | Jackie Weinrich

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Labor-HHS Appropriations Bill Makes Its Way Through House

Last week, House appropriators made significant progress on the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and...

Jul 23, 2021 | Jackie Weinrich

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  • Book Club
  • Health in All Policies
  • Social Determinants of Health

NACCHO Book Club: Broke in America: Seeing, Understanding, and Ending US Poverty

“Broke in America: Seeing, Understanding and Ending US Poverty”, critically examines public policies and how they have...

Jun 24, 2021 | Julia Mandeville

Pride Month
  • Press Release

LGBTQ+ Pride Month Statement by Lori Tremmel Freeman, CEO

This month, we at the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), representing the nations...

Jun 24, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar

EH & COVID-19 Roundup: Assessing Impacts of Local Vector Control Programs, New EPA Webinar on SARS-CoV-2, and More

Resource Roundup as of June 23, 2021.

Jun 23, 2021 | Anu Varma

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Vector Control

By Local Health, For Local Health: How NACCHO Supports Vector Control Programs in 2021

Preliminary results from the 2020 National Vector Assessment now available!

Jun 22, 2021 | Danielle Chatelain

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  • Immunization

House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Vaccine Legislation

On Tuesday, June 15, The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health—chaired by Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-CA)—held a...

Jun 17, 2021 | Cameron Etessami

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
  • 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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  • 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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