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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

Incident Management Workgroup November Report

The Incident Management Workgroup postponed its November call until Dec. 9 to avoid conflicts with the Thanksgiving...

Dec 04, 2013 | Rachel Schulman

Public Health Response Systems In-Action: Learning from Local Health Departments’ Experiences with Acute and Emergency Incidents

NACCHO staff contributed to a research study about the role of health departments in responding to disease and health...

Dec 03, 2013 | Admin

Strategic National Stockpile November Report

NACCHO is currently organizing a point-of-dispensing (POD) demonstration via lunch at the 2014 Preparedness Summit. The...

Dec 02, 2013 | Lisa Brown

2013 Critical Infrastructure Partnership Advisory Council (CIPAC) Annual Plenary

Date: Nov. 5, 2013 Staff Representative: Justin Snair Member Representative: N/A The Department of Homeland Security’s...

Dec 02, 2013 | Justin Snair

Medical Reserve Corps Project November Report

Following the closing of the awards process for the Challenge Awards and Capacity Building Awards, NACCHO staff have...

Dec 02, 2013 | Admin

Medical Reserve Corps Mobile Application Meeting with Rallyware

Date: Nov. 18, 2013 Staff Representative: Chevelle Glymph, Justin Snair, Alyson Jordan, Shadae Sherrod, Laura Runnels...

Dec 02, 2013 | Admin

Preparedness Policy Advisory Group November Report

The Preparedness Policy Advisory Group (PPAG) held its monthly conference call on Nov. 13. The group hosted John Hick...

Dec 02, 2013 | Naomi Rennard

MRC Units Continue to Strengthen the Capacity of their Communities during the Holiday Season

Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) units assist their communities by preparing for, responding to, and recovering from...

Dec 02, 2013 | Admin

DomPrep40 Executive Briefing

Date: Nov. 18, 2013 Staff Representative: Naomi Rennard Member Representative: N/A The vision for this DomPrep...

Dec 02, 2013 | Naomi Rennard

Healthy Options in Rural Oregon Food Deserts

The Marion County Health Department in Oregon's Willamette Valley is working to improve the health of rural communities...

Dec 02, 2013 | Alyson Jordan

Partner Articles

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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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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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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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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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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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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...

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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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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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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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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

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  • 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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