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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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Join NACCHO’s 2021 Administrative Preparedness Focus Group

NACCHO wants to hear from you to understand LHDs experiences putting expedited mechanisms in place to address...

Mar 08, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response

Strategies for Emergency Evacuation and Sheltering during the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Societal Experts Action Network (SEAN) of the National Academies has produced new guidance that explores how...

Feb 23, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response
  • Health Equity & Social Justice

Call for Resources: Infection Prevention and Control Materials Developed by Local Health Departments for Training Frontline Healthcare and Public Health Workforce

NACCHO, in partnership with the CDC, is is gathering infection prevention and control (IPC) materials and training...

Feb 18, 2021

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  • Press Release
  • Awards & Recognition
  • Emergency Response
  • Medical Reserve Corps

NACCHO Announces More Than $1.2 Million in Medical Reserve Corps Operational Readiness Awards

More than $1.2 million in awards will support 137 units to build or strengthen MRC response capabilities.

Feb 03, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • COVID-19
  • Emergency Response
  • Financing & Economics
  • Immunization

Congress Passes COVID-19 Relief Deal

On December 28, 2020, the most recent in a series of COVID-19 relief packages was signed into law. The bill was passed...

Jan 27, 2021 | Eli Briggs

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  • Emergency Response

CRC SimPLER: A Practice Workshop

To introduce CRC SimPLER, ASTHO and the National Alliance for Radiation Readiness (NARR) are hosted a workshop on...

Jan 11, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response

CDC Introduces CRC SimPLER

The CDC has released the CRC SimPLER, a free, publicly available, online tool to help state and local emergency and...

Dec 03, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • Webinar
  • Emergency Response

Webinar: Introducing CRC SimPLER: A Simulation Program for Leveraging and Evaluating Resources

NACCHO, in collaboration with the CDC, is pleased to invite local health department representatives and other...

Nov 17, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response

COVID-19 Supplement for Planning Considerations: Evacuation and Shelter-in-Place

FEMA has released the "COVID-19 Supplement for Planning Considerations: Evacuation and Shelter-in-Place."

Sep 08, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • Webinar
  • Emergency Response
  • Health Equity & Social Justice

Webinar series: Equity And Policy Preparedness During Public Health Emergencies

This four-part series will help participants ensure equity and policy preparedness before, during, and after public...

Sep 08, 2020 | Beth Hess

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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  • 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
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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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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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