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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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New Public Health Workforce Resilience Resource Library

A new resource library offers tools and trainings to help public health workers build resilience.

Aug 19, 2021
By Beth Hess

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response

Hurricane Preparedness

Now is the time to prepare your community for hurricane season, which occurs from May to November.

May 17, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Resilience

Disaster Resilience for Older Americans

This May, Older American's Month, is an opportunity to ensure residents ages 65 or older are supported during and after...

May 17, 2022 | Beth Hess

Vaccination
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Medical Countermeasures

Request for Information: Developing a Medical Countermeasures Resource Guide

Share your lessons learned and best practices involved in information sharing and medical countermeasure dispensing and...

May 12, 2022 | Gideon Amaniel

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NACCHO Joins Coalition in Publicly Supporting FDA Proposal to Prohibit Menthol Cigarettes and Flavored Cigars

Last week, NACCHO joined a coalition led by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids in publishing a print ad in support of...

May 10, 2022 | Kerry Allen

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  • Hazards & Health Effects

MAHC Network Webinar: Considerations for Increased Risk Venues (May 2022)

May’s Model Aquatic Health Code webinar will highlight increased risk venues, such as spray pads, wading pools and...

May 10, 2022 | Muneera Hassan

Four Quadrants of Care
  • Access to Care
  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic
  • Community Health

The Power of Local Health Departments in Addressing the Overdose Crisis

In alignment with this strategy, NACCHO partners with CDC to support local health departments (LHDs) in conducting...

May 10, 2022 | Jordan Royster and Kellie Hall

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  • Podcast

Podcast from Washington: Forces of Change Report

Ian Goldstein speaks with NACCHO Director of Research Tim McCall to hear more about the new 2020 Forces of Change...

May 09, 2022 | Ian Goldstein

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  • Infection Prevention and Control Champions

Member Spotlight: Prince George’s County Health Department, Fostering Local Infection Prevention Control & Capacity (FLIP-CC) Project Team Recognized as NACCHO Infection Prevention and Control Champion

NACCHO recognizes Prince George’s County Health Department, Fostering Local Infection Prevention Control & Capacity...

May 09, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

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Data: Elemental to Health Holds Briefings on Data Modernization Featuring Local Health Leaders

In April, Data: Elemental to Health – a coalition of public health groups including NACCHO, Big Cities Health Coalition...

May 05, 2022 | Ian Goldstein, Rachel Miller

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House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee Holds Hearing on the Fiscal Year 2023 HHS Budget

On April 27, the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee held a hearing to discuss the Fiscal Year 2023...

May 05, 2022 | Rachel Miller, Kerry Allen

Partner Articles

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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
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

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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  • 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
  • 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...

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