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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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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Water Quality

Responding to Per- And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in Drinking Water

On August 12, 2021, NACCHO and AAAS’s EPI Center hosted a webinar on PFAS Contamination in Drinking Water.

Aug 27, 2021 | Guest Author

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Engagement

Get Ready for Preparedness Month 2021!

September, National Preparedness Month, is an opportunity for local health departments and Medical Reserve Corps units...

Aug 19, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • Emergency Response

NACCHO Seeks Member Feedback on ‘Informing the Evolution’ of the Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) Program

NACCHO is recruiting members to provide feedback on PHEP. Specifically, NACCHO is seeking to engage local and tribal...

Jun 23, 2021 | Emily Boyle

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  • Medical Reserve Corps

Addressing the Needs of Pets During an Emergency

This Pet Preparedness Month, we are highlighting three veterinary Medical Reserve Corps units who received Operational...

Jun 21, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • Training

Recap: 2021 Preparedness Summit

The 2021 Preparedness Summit, presented virtually April 13 to 15, offered the 1,100 engaging with the conference a...

Apr 16, 2021 | Beth Hess

  • Opportunity

Apply to be Your State’s Representative on the Preparedness Policy Advisory Group

NACCHO is accepting applications for the Preparedness Policy Advisory Group (PPAG).

Apr 12, 2021 | Beth Hess

  • Tools & Resources
  • Hazards & Health Effects
  • Water Quality

Honoring Local Public Health on World Water Day

New resources on aquatic health and water, sanitation, and hygiene preparedness now available.

Mar 22, 2021 | Emily D'Angelo

  • COVID-19
  • Access to Care
  • Epidemiology
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Utilizing an Equity Lens to Test Maternal and Child Health Populations for COVID-19: A Case Study from Harris County Public Health

Harris County Public Health developed the COVID-19 Equity Testing Strategy to ensure equitable testing opportunities,...

Dec 22, 2020 | Adelaide Appiah

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  • COVID-19
  • Community Engagement
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Combating Social Isolation

Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) units are helping to combat social isolation virtually through call programs.

Dec 16, 2020 | Beth Hess

  • COVID-19
  • Health & Disability

Request for Proposals: Technical Assistance Consultant for the Addressing Needs of People with Disabilities in COVID-19 Local Preparedness Planning, Mitigation and Recovery Efforts Project

NACCHO is seeking a qualified consultant to provide technical support and guidance to local health department awardees...

Dec 09, 2020 | Sara Lyons

Partner Articles

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

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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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning
  • Community Engagement

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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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)
  • Opportunity

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...

  • Tools & Resources
  • 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
  • Community Health
  • ID Featured

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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  • Webinar
  • Community Health
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Infectious Disease

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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  • 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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