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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
  • Tools & Resources
  • Opportunity

Apply to Get a Custom AI Chatbot to Fight COVID-19 Misinformation

Applications due September 15.

Aug 30, 2022 | Beth Hess

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On International Overdose Awareness Day, NACCHO Honors Local Health Departments and Remembers Those Lost to Overdose

— On August 31, 2022, the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), representing the nation’s...

Aug 29, 2022 | Emily Winkelstein

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Success Story

Planning for Radiation Emergencies - How Austin Prepares

See how Austin Public Health (TX) is preparing for a radiation emergency.

Aug 29, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Research & Reports

New Research Identifies Risk Factor Most Often Targeted During Retail Food Regulatory Inspections

The 2021 study identified and assessed the implementation of risk factor interventions currently employed by local...

Aug 26, 2022 | Anu Varma

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

The Authorization of Novavax Vaccine, an Overview of the Available COVID-19 Vaccines

On July 13, 2022 the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for Novavax COVID-19...

Aug 25, 2022 | Amiris Roberson

MCAH Prep
  • COVID-19
  • Emergency Response
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Virtual Learning Collaborative for the Inclusion of MCH Populations in Preparedness Exercises and Responses

Through a Virtual Learning Collaborative, local health departments identified strategies to strengthen their capacity...

Aug 22, 2022 | Gideon Amaniel

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Medical Reserve Corps
  • Gun Violence

Equipping the Community to Respond to an Active Shooter

The Medical Reserve Corps of SW Vermont has developed a training and resources to help individuals respond to an active...

Aug 22, 2022 | Beth Hess

  • Health & Disability

Inspiration Porn and Health Department Accountability

Understanding the harms of inspiration porn and how it contributes to ableism is integral to local health department...

Aug 18, 2022 | Guest Author

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Tools & Resources
  • Food Safety & Inspection

NEHA-FDA RFFM Grant Program Year 2 Application Opens August 2022

The application period for Year 2 of the NEHA-FDA RFFM Grant Program to open August 17, 2022.

Aug 17, 2022

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  • Press Release

Shelia Hiddleson, RN, MS, Health Commissioner for the Delaware Public Health District in Ohio, Elected to NACCHO's Board of Directors

Shelia Hiddleson, RN, MS, Health Commissioner for the Delaware Public Health District in Delaware, Ohio, has been newly...

Aug 16, 2022 | Theresa Spinner

Partner Articles

  • 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
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health

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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  • 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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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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  • 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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