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

New Report: Shortage of “Disease Detectives” in Local Health Departments Puts Cities at Risk

This post was written by originally posted on the Big Cities Health Coalition’s Front Lines blog....

Oct 15, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

Report: HIV/HCV Testing in Substance Abuse Facilities

amfAR just published a new analysis in Health Affairs blog that displays how many substance abuse facilities nationally...

Oct 08, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

  • Social Determinants of Health

NACCHO Annual 2018: Unleashing the Power of Local Public Health

By Taylarr Lopez, Communications Specialist, NACCHO On July 10–12, over 1,200 local public health professionals...

Jul 18, 2018 | nacchovoice

NACCHO Annual 2018: Preview the Power of Collaboration—The Arizona Athlete Opioid Initiative

Interview by Taylarr Lopez, Communications Specialist, NACCHO This entry is the first in a series of “NACCHO Annual...

Jun 22, 2018 | nacchovoice

Health Advisory: Hepatitis A Outbreak

On June 11, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a Health Advisory for Hepatitis A outbreaks occuring...

Jun 12, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

Hepatitis A Outbreak

On June 11, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a Health Advisory for Hepatitis A outbreaks occuring...

Jun 12, 2018 | Katie Dwyer

SAMHSA Funding Opportunity: Medication-Assisted Treatment—Prescription Drug and Opioid Addiction

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) recently released a grant funding opportunity...

May 24, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

SAMHSA’s National Prevention Week: Action Today, Healthier Tomorrow

May 13–19, 2018, is the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration’s (SAMHSA) National Prevention Week....

May 13, 2018 | nacchovoice

Three Ways Local Health Departments Can Commemorate Mental Health Month

By Umair A. Shah, MD, MPH, NACCHO President and Executive Director of Harris County Public Health in Houston, Texas May...

May 11, 2018 | nacchovoice

AHRQ: Online Data Tool Shows Impact of Opioid Crisis at County Level

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) released an online statistical resource that for the first time...

Mar 07, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

Partner Articles

  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

New NEHA-FDA Retail Flexible Funding Model Grant Program...

The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) is excited to announce...

Aug 03, 2021 | Guest Author

New NEHA-FDA Retail Flexible Funding Model Grant Program...

  • 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...

Ci  Climate  Change
  • 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...

Water Fountain
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Water Quality

Purdue University’s New Water Systems Course Designed to...

Purdue is partnering with NACCHO to offer this online course at a discount for...

Dec 04, 2020 | Emily D'Angelo

Purdue University’s New Water Systems Course Designed to...

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  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

NACCHO and CFP Seeks New Recruits for the 2020-2022 Food...

NACCHO and CFP are seeking 10-15 state, local, tribal, and territorial health...

Oct 13, 2020 | Anu Varma

NACCHO and CFP Seeks New Recruits for the 2020-2022 Food...

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  • Press Release
  • Climate Change
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners to Recognize...

NACCHO partners with Children’s Environmental Health Network for CEH Day 2020.

Sep 28, 2020 | Guest Author

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners to Recognize...

Covid
  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
  • Communications & Public Relations

Public Health Communications Collaborative Webinar

The Public Health Communications Collaborative will hold its first live Q&A...

Sep 21, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

Public Health Communications Collaborative Webinar

2021 RWJF Culture of Health Prize
  • Opportunity
  • Social Determinants of Health

Call for Applications: 2021 Robert Wood Johnson...

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2021...

Jul 20, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Call for Applications: 2021 Robert Wood Johnson...

Wildfire
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Hazards & Health Effects

Protecting Lung Health During Wildfires

The American Lung Association has developed a new fact sheet in Spanish to...

Jul 15, 2020

Protecting Lung Health During Wildfires

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