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

Coronavirus COVID 19
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

EH & COVID-19 Resources: New Webinars on Safe School Reopening, Health in All Policies, and More

As part of the NACCHO’s work to support and serve 3,000 local health departments (LHDs) in the United States, NACCHO is...

Oct 28, 2020 | Anu Varma

Coronavirus COVID 19
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Health in All Policies

COVID-19 & Environmental Health Resources: Holiday Season Guidelines and More

As part of the National Association of County and City Health Officials’ (NACCHO’s) work to support and serve 3,000...

Oct 15, 2020 | Anu Varma

  • Climate Change
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Heat Rise Alert: Local Health Worker Interventions are Needed to Protect Pregnant People

Pregnant people have been largely invisible in efforts to better manage harm to human health from the increasing number...

Oct 08, 2020 | Guest Author

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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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  • COVID-19
  • Global Health
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

NACCHO Exchange: Global Health

In this issue of NACCHO Exchange, we share global approaches to some of our greatest challenges; including COVID-19,...

Sep 10, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

  • Immunization
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Pregnancy and Immunization: A Guide to Creating Patient Materials

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has released a new resource, Pregnancy and Immunization:...

Aug 24, 2020 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

School kids
  • Immunization
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

CDC MMWR Release: "National, Regional, State, and Selected Local Area Vaccination Coverage Among Adolescents Aged 13–17 Years — United States, 2019”

This Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) article includes 2019 National Immunization Survey (NIS)-Teen...

Aug 20, 2020 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

Special needs
  • COVID-19
  • Infectious Disease
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

NACCHO Recruiting Members for Collaborative Workgroup on Maternal-Child Health, Infectious Diseases, and Preparedness

, NACCHO is looking to expand the Maternal-Child, Infectious Disease, and Preparedness (MIP) Collaborative Workgroup,...

Aug 05, 2020 | Adelaide Appiah

Breastfeeding
  • Breastfeeding
  • Community Engagement
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

August is National Breastfeeding Month

August is National Breastfeeding Month and this week is World Breastfeeding Week! This year's theme highlights the...

Aug 03, 2020 | Harumi Reis-Reilly

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  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

A Local Health Department’s Role in Improving Black Birthing Outcomes

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Vital Statistics System, the 2018 maternal...

Jul 22, 2020 | Adelaide Appiah

Partner Articles

  • 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...

Little girl holding globe environmental
  • 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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  • Tools & Resources
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Parks

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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