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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 Announces 2021 Model and Promising Practice Award Winners

Today, the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), the voice of the country’s nearly 3,000...

Jul 06, 2021
By Theresa Spinner

How to Create an Engaging Ignite Presentation

By Sarah Keally, Program Analyst, NACCHO How can you captivate an audience and convey an important concept in only five...

Jul 24, 2013 | nacchovoice

Director of Emergency Management Michele Askenazi Recounts her Health Department’s Response to the Mass Shooting in Aurora, CO

By Ian Goldstein, Web Specialist, NACCHO Michele Askenazi has served as Director of Emergency Management at the...

Jul 10, 2013 | nacchovoice

LHDs and the YMCA: Partnering to Prevent Diabetes

By Iris Tiongco, Program Associate, NACCHO YMCA of the USA (Y-USA), one of the nation’s leading nonprofits...

Jun 26, 2013 | nacchovoice

Five Ways LHDs Can Use PHUND$

By Giselle Plata, MPH, Program Associate Specialist, NACCHO, and Peggy A. Honoré, DHA, Director Public Health System,...

Jun 14, 2013 | nacchovoice

New Collaboration Seeks to Reduce Health Disparities in People with Intellectual Disabilities

By Melissa Allen, ACHIEVA (The Arc of Greater Pittsburgh), and Sarah Yates, NACCHO NACCHO and The Arc of the United...

Jun 03, 2013 | nacchovoice

Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention: Lessons for LHDs

This is part two of a two-part interview with Terry Allan, RS, MPH, Health Commissioner, Cuyahoga County Board of...

May 23, 2013 | nacchovoice

Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention: Building Collaborations that Yield Successful Outcomes

This is part one of a two-part interview with Terry Allan, RS, MPH, Health Commissioner, Cuyahoga County Board of...

May 17, 2013 | nacchovoice

ABC News Chief Health and Medical Editor Dr. Richard Besser Shares Insight on Amplifying Public Health Messages

Interview by Ian Goldstein, Web Specialist, NACCHO Dr. Richard Besser is Chief Health and Medical Editor for ABC News...

May 10, 2013 | nacchovoice

The Profile Study at Work

By Carolyn Leep, Senior Director of Research and Evaluation, NACCHO Ever wonder what NACCHO does with data from that...

May 01, 2013 | nacchovoice

Four Tips for Building Partnerships before Disaster Strikes

By Sara Rubin, MPH, MA, Program Analyst, NACCHO Hurricane Sandy left more than 100 dead and millions without power...

Apr 23, 2013 | nacchovoice

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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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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