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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

Healing from Trauma

While participating in a trauma training workshop on January 19, 2012 to learn how to enhance skills on how to work...

Aug 07, 2013 | Alyson Jordan

Importance of Wearing a Seatbelt

The story I will tell is about the importance of wearing a seatbelt.

Aug 07, 2013 | Alyson Jordan

  • Healthy Living & Prevention

Hoarding

My name is Christine Connolly and I am the Director of Health and Human Services for the Town of Arlington, MA. I have...

Aug 07, 2013 | Guest Author

Changed My Life Forever

My name is Bonnie Brantley, I started out my career as a Emergency Medical Technician. I got in to this career to help...

Aug 07, 2013 | Alyson Jordan

Anyone Can Get Poisoned and Everyone Needs the Poison Center

I was looking forward to celebrating Cinco de mayo with friends one Saturday night and was preparing a jalapeno cheddar...

Aug 07, 2013 | Alyson Jordan

Breast Cancer Survivor Dragon Boat Racing

Three Rivers District Health Department received a grant from the Komen affiliate in Lexington, KY to purchase a dragon...

Aug 07, 2013 | Alyson Jordan

Motivators Not Just Inspectors

In the past, when someone wanted to open a small scale food business, I would mail the multitude of codes, applications...

Aug 07, 2013 | Alyson Jordan

MERS-CoV: Preparing Locally for a Global Concern

By Leah Moriarty, Public Health Preparedness Intern, NACCHO The Johnson County (KS) Department of Health and...

Aug 05, 2013 | nacchovoice

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

Partner Articles

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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  • 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

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