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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
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Infectious Disease

Request for Applications: Local Health Department Healthcare-Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance (HAI/AR) Project

Apply today! NACCHO is giving funds to local health departments to advance their capacity to prevent and control HAIs...

Oct 27, 2021 | Jaclyn Abramson, Zachary Smith, Christina Baum

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Immunization
  • Vaccine Hesitancy

Request for Applications: Equipping Local Health Departments to Address Vaccine Hesitancy

NACCHO is offering a technical assistance and capacity building opportunity to provide local health departments (LHD)...

Oct 18, 2021 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott, Amy Frandsen

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  • COVID-19
  • Funding Opportunity

Call for Mentees: Wastewater Surveillance for SARS-CoV-2 Mentorship Pilot Program

NACCHO is piloting a wastewater surveillance mentorship program.

Oct 14, 2021

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  • COVID-19
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Infectious Disease

Request for Applications: Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated Infections, and Antimicrobial Resistance

Apply today! NACCHO is giving funds to local health departments to enhance local capacity to prevent and respond to...

Oct 08, 2021 | Christina Baum, Jaclyn Abramson, Zachary Smith

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic
  • Opportunity

Request for Applications: Health Equity and Overdose Prevention Mentorship Program

With support from the CDC, NACCHO is offering a funding opportunity to participate in a new mentorship program with...

Oct 05, 2021 | Jasmyn Rudd

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Climate Change

NACCHO to Grant Up to $75,000 to Support Local Health Departments Working on Climate and Health

NACCHO, with support from the Climate and Health Program at the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, intends to...

Sep 20, 2021 | Anu Varma

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

Request for Applications: Implementing Overdose Prevention Strategies at the Local Level

In this funding opportunity, NACCHO will award up to ten high-burden counties or cities to implement activities that...

Sep 17, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Funding Opportunity

NACCHO Mentorship Program Applications Open: NEHA-FDA Retail Flexible Funding Model (RFFM) Grant Program

Food safety mentorship program applications are now being accepted under this new retail flexible funding model.

Sep 16, 2021 | Jas Florentino

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Access to Care
  • Breastfeeding
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Funding Opportunity: Implementing the Continuity of Care in Breastfeeding Support: A Blueprint for Communities

NACCHO has launched a Request for Applications (RFA), Implementing the Continuity of Care in Breastfeeding Support: A...

Sep 02, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • COVID-19
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Infectious Disease

Request for Technical Assistance: Infection Prevention and Control Assessment Training—Supporting Local Health Departments in Conducting TeleICARs at Long-term Care Facilities with APIC Consulting Services

Apply today! NACCHO is partnering with APIC Consulting Services to provide technical assistance to up to 30 local...

Aug 19, 2021 | Zachary Smith

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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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  • Infectious Disease
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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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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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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

NEHA-FDA RFFM Mentorship Program in partnership with the...

Applications for the program are now open from September 9 through November 15,...

Aug 03, 2021 | Guest Author

NEHA-FDA RFFM Mentorship Program in partnership with the...

  • 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...

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  • Climate Change
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
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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...

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