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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

CDC’s Dr. Judy Monroe Explains How OSTLTS Supports Local Health Departments

By Ian Goldstein, Web and New Media Specialist, NACCHO Judy Monroe, MD, FAAFP, is the deputy director for state,...

Nov 06, 2013 | nacchovoice

NACCHO Staff Take Steps to Help Their Community Be More Prepared

Sixteen NACCHO staff participated in a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training on October 28 and 29. The CERT...

Nov 04, 2013 | Samantha Morgan

SAMHSA Disaster App for Behavioral Health Resources

SAMHSA’s Disaster App allows behavioral health responders to access resources for any type of traumatic event at...

Nov 04, 2013 | Frances Bevington

Volunteer Efforts Continue Local Preparedness Education

Since 2004, the Orleans County Health Department (NY) has only had one emergency preparedness professional on staff due...

Nov 01, 2013 | Alyson Jordan

Budget Cuts Reduce Pandemic Influenza Planning and Response Capacity

Since 2007, continued funding cuts have been impacting pandemic influenza planning and response in local health...

Oct 30, 2013 | Sara Rubin

Grants for Hurricane Sandy Recovery Research to Benefit Hard Hit Communities

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) awarded more than $8 million in grants to nine grant recipients...

Oct 28, 2013 | Frances Bevington

Online Game Provides Cyber Security and Disaster Planning Training

As part of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health Information...

Oct 25, 2013 | Frances Bevington

Risks of Cyber Attacks on the Healthcare Sector Leave Public Health of Communities Vulnerable

In December 2011, a hospital in Georgia was forced to divert all non-emergency admissions to other medical centers,...

Oct 24, 2013 | Justin Snair

  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Social Determinants of Health

Always Buckle Up Children in the Backseat

The Madison County Health Department promotes the Always Buckle up Children in the Backseat program through education.

Oct 18, 2013 | Alyson Jordan

  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic
  • Social Determinants of Health

Alex’s Story

For Alex’s parents, rural Ohio seemed like the perfect location to raise a family. In its rolling hills and vast...

Oct 18, 2013 | Guest Author

Partner Articles

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  • Press Release

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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  • Infectious Disease
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  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

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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  • Press Release

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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  • 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...

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
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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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  • 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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