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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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NACCHO Statement in Response to the George Floyd Murder Trial Verdict

The verdict in the George Floyd murder trial is one step forward in holding police accountable for violent actions...

Apr 21, 2021
By Theresa Spinner

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Meeting the Needs of People Aging with HIV on the Path to Ending the HIV Epidemic

More than half of people living with HIV in the United States are aged 50 or older, and a growing number of people are...

May 28, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

CDC Releases 2019 National Viral Hepatitis Surveillance Report

This week, the CDC released National Viral Hepatitis Surveillance Report – United States, 2019, its annual report...

May 28, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

A Pathway to Success on HCV Treatment and Elimination

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) continues to cause high mortality, with the rate of HCV-related deaths among American Indian...

May 28, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

HRSA Releases Building the HIV Workforce and Strengthening Engagement in Communities of Color (B-SEC) Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO): Applications Due July 6

Last week HRSA released the Building the HIV Workforce and Strengthening Engagement in Communities of Color (B-SEC)...

May 28, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

HRSA Announces $50 Million in Funding to Optimize Use of Virtual Care in Health Centers

HRSA announced the availability of up to $50 million for HRSA-funded health centers to further efforts to advance...

May 28, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

STD Clinics Contribute to Ending the HIV Epidemic in the United States

STD clinics play a key role in HIV diagnosis, prevention, care, and treatment.

May 28, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Hepatitis Awareness Month: Recognizing HIV and Hepatitis C Coinfection

HRSA’s HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB) has developed several resources to help health care providers treating people who have or...

May 28, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Health in All Policies
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Success Story

Lead Hazard Control: HiAP + Lead Collaborative Grantees Work Toward Enhanced Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention

In 2021, NACCHO and NCHH worked with teams in Boston, Cleveland, and Milwaukee and developed Stories from the Field...

May 28, 2021 | Angana Roy

  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

NACCHO 360 Session Highlight: The Future of Local Health Department HIV, STI, Hepatitis & Harm Reduction Programs

The 2021 NACCHO 360 conference will offer loads of sharing sessions with topics ranging from climate change and...

May 28, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Research & Reports

CDC Releases New HIV Surveillance and Supplemental Surveillance Reports

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published three new reports using HIV surveillance data,...

May 28, 2021 | Julia Zigman, Guest Author

Partner Articles

  • 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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  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
  • Communications & Public Relations

Public Health Communications Collaborative Webinar

The Public Health Communications Collaborative will hold its first live Q&A...

Sep 21, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

Public Health Communications Collaborative Webinar

2021 RWJF Culture of Health Prize
  • Opportunity
  • Social Determinants of Health

Call for Applications: 2021 Robert Wood Johnson...

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2021...

Jul 20, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Call for Applications: 2021 Robert Wood Johnson...

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Hazards & Health Effects

Protecting Lung Health During Wildfires

The American Lung Association has developed a new fact sheet in Spanish to...

Jul 15, 2020

Protecting Lung Health During Wildfires

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Parks

Greener Parks for Health

National Recreation and Park Association releases new Greener Parks for Health...

Jul 13, 2020

Greener Parks for Health

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