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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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  • Podcast

Podcast from Washington: Preparing for the Omicron Variant with Chris Hoff

Ian Goldstein speaks with Director of Community Health Resources for DuPage County, IL Chris Hoff about preparedness...

Dec 17, 2021 | Ian Goldstein

The Biden-Harris Administration Releases Lead Pipe and Paint Action Plan

Today, the Biden-Harris Administration is releasing its Lead Pipe and Paint Action Plan.

Dec 16, 2021

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  • COVID-19

Celebrating the One-Year Anniversary of the First COVID-19 Vaccination

On December 14, 2021, NACCHO and partners celebrated the one-year anniversary of the first COVID-19 vaccine being...

Dec 16, 2021 | Katherine Waters

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  • Press Release

Local Health Departments Celebrate the One-Year Anniversary of COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution and Administration

Statement by Lori Tremmel Freeman, CEO

Dec 15, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Partnering with Elementary Schools to Provide COVID-19 Vaccination

The Norfolk Medical Reserve Corps spent a week in their local elementary schools providing a first dose of the COVID-19...

Dec 15, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 in Early Care and Education/Child Care Programs: A Mitigation Checklist for Providers and Caregivers

NACCHO, in partnership with Child Care Aware of America and with funding from the Centers for Disease Control and...

Dec 15, 2021 | Hitomi Abe

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Emergency Response
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

RFP: Emergency Preparedness and Response Trainer for the Building Community Resilience through Maternal Child Health and Emergency Preparedness and Response Collaboration Project

NACCHO is seeking one qualified Emergency Preparedness and Response (EPR) trainer to develop and facilitate a training...

Dec 13, 2021 | Hitomi Abe

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  • Opportunity

Accepting Applications: 2022 Radiation Workshop Travel Award

NACCHO’s Radiation Team is offering up to 20 travel awards for emergency and public health planners with various...

Dec 13, 2021 | Shanlynn Bias

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Podcast from Washington: National Opioid Settlements with Brad Anderson

Ian Goldstein speaks with Senior Assistant County Counsel for Washington County, OR Brad Anderson. They discuss his...

Dec 10, 2021 | Ian Goldstein

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  • COVID-19
  • Opportunity

Opportunity to Participate in LetsTalkCovidVaccine Tailored for Local Communities

Johns Hopkins University has funding for five local community health departments to work with them to develop localized...

Dec 08, 2021 | Beth Hess

Partner Articles

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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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  • 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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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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