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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
  • Health & Disability
  • Healthy Living & Prevention

Inclusive Physical Activity During the Pandemic: Role of Local Health Departments

Less than 15% of adults with disabilities meet the recommended 150 minutes each week of physical activity. With...

Jan 21, 2021 | Guest Author

  • Health & Disability
  • Opportunity

2021 Technical Assistance Available to Support Disability Inclusion Efforts

NACCHO’s Health and Disability Program is currently accepting applications through February 19th, 2021 for its Health...

Dec 17, 2020 | Sara Lyons

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  • Press Release

The National Association of County and City Health Officials Announces Awards to Increase Disability Inclusion in Community Health Planning

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

Dec 11, 2020 | NacchoVoice

  • 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

Disabilities
  • Press Release

NACCHO Awards Funding to Address the Needs of People with Disabilities in COVID-19 Local Preparedness Planning, Mitigation and Recovery Efforts

Local Health Departments in Arizona, Louisiana, Michigan Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Virginia, and Washington...

Dec 08, 2020 | NacchoVoice

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

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners to Recognize Children’s Environmental Health Day

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

Sep 28, 2020 | Guest Author

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  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Leadership
  • President's Corner

Developing Emergency Preparedness Plans with a Health Equity Focus

National Preparedness Month is an opportunity for us to pause and think about how our own health departments can plan...

Sep 22, 2020 | Jennifer C. Kertanis

  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
  • Health & Disability
  • Opportunity

Funding Opportunity: Addressing Needs of People with Disabilities in COVID-19 Local Preparedness Planning, Mitigation and Recovery Efforts

NACCHO, with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Division of Human Development and Disability,...

Sep 08, 2020 | Sara Lyons

  • Health & Disability
  • Opportunity

NACCHO Announces Recruitment for the 2020-2021 Health and Disability Fellowship Program

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) is recruiting for two graduate students to join...

Aug 11, 2020

  • Tools & Resources
  • Health & Disability

Recognizing Intersectionality and Unpacking Unconscious Bias

Public health and health policy experts agree it is imperative to identify and address health disparities and health...

Jul 28, 2020 | Kimberly Aguillard

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...

MAPP Roadmap
  • 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...

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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