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

Member Spotlight: Health and Human Services Director Chris Dobbins Shares His Nontraditional Path into Public Health and Highlights the Success of the Gaston Youth Connected Program

Interview by Taylarr Lopez, Communications Specialist, NACCHO NACCHO’s Member Spotlight series features interviews with...

Feb 12, 2018 | nacchovoice

SAMHSA Funding Opportunity: 2018 Minority AIDS Initiative

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS) is...

Jan 30, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

Register Now! 2018 NACCHO Annual Conference

Registration is now open for the 2018 NACCHO Annual Conference, to be held July 10–12 in New Orleans, LA. The theme for...

Jan 29, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

Watch Now: The Impact of the Opioid Epidemic on City and Local Health Departments

As the opioid epidemic remains prevalent across the United States, local and city health departments are seeing a...

Jan 08, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

CDC Study: Increase in Hepatitis C Infections Linked to Worsening Opioid Crisis

New research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggests that the recent steep increase in cases...

Jan 03, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

The Opioid Epidemic in 2018: Where Do We Go from Here?

By Ian Goldstein, Government Affairs Specialist, NACCHO The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates...

Dec 13, 2017 | nacchovoice

Call for Abstracts: NACCHO Annual 2018

The call for abstracts for NACCHO Annual 2018, to be held July 10-12, 2018 in New Orleans, LA, is now open. This year’s...

Dec 11, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

National Influenza Vaccination Week 2017: Spotlighting a Local Flu Fighter

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) established National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) in 2005 as...

Dec 04, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

CDC Releases 2016 School Health Profiles Results

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Division of Adolescent and School Health (DASH)...

Nov 06, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

School-Based Adolescent HIV/STD Prevention Newsletter: Volume 1, Issue 3

This newsletter was developed as part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Division of Adolescent...

Oct 12, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

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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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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...

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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
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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...

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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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Greener Parks for Health

National Recreation and Park Association releases new Greener Parks for Health...

Jul 13, 2020

Greener Parks for Health

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CDC Report: Temporary Reassignment of Personnel Requests...

CDC recently updated its flexibilities guidance for recipients and applicants...

Jul 09, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

CDC Report: Temporary Reassignment of Personnel Requests...

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Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

SYNC 2020, the National Conference for HIV, HCV, STI and LGBTQ Health, is...

Jul 08, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

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Apply Now: DIS Scholarships for STD Engage 2020...

NCSD and NACCHO are pleased to offer several full scholarships for DIS to...

Jun 24, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Apply Now: DIS Scholarships for STD Engage 2020...

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Social Media Resources: National HIV Testing Day

Social media toolkit for National HIV Testing Day, a day to raise awareness...

Jun 24, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Social Media Resources: National HIV Testing Day

  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Syringe Services Programs and the COVID-19 Pandemic:...

Local health departments (LHDs) are on the frontlines of the opioid crisis,...

Jun 16, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Syringe Services Programs and the COVID-19 Pandemic:...

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The Path to One Million: Leveraging the Power of Public...

Since its launch, the All of Us Research Program has enrolled more than 350,000...

Jun 11, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

The Path to One Million: Leveraging the Power of Public...

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