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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

Hurricane Katrina: Using Incident Command for Public Health

In 2005, in the aftermath of Katrina, the unprecedented extent of the destruction made response efforts even more...

Nov 12, 2013 | Alyson Jordan

Tennessee Hospitals Test Readiness in Mass Casualty Response Exercise

Knox County (TN) Health Department and the East Tennessee Regional Health Office conducted one of the largest hospitals...

Nov 12, 2013 | Admin

New Legal Precedent for Inclusive Planning, Preparedness, and Response

Late last week, the United States District Court, Southern District of New York handed down a ruling on the Brooklyn...

Nov 12, 2013 | Andy Roszak

November 1 Government Affairs Update

Staff: Laura Hanen On Sept. 30, FY2013 ended, and because Congress had not successfully passed its appropriations bills...

Nov 11, 2013 | Admin

Strategic National Stockpile Project October Report

Staff: Lisa Brown Staff submitted an abstract on the advances in medical countermeasure distribution and dispensing for...

Nov 11, 2013 | Lisa Brown

Nurse Triage Line Project October Report

Staff: Sara Rubin The Nurse Triage Line (NTL) Workgroup has reviewed a new NACCHO factsheet that summarizes the...

Nov 11, 2013 | Sara Rubin

Medical Reserve Corps Project October Report

Staff: NACCHO MRC Applications for the 2013-2014 NACCHO MRC awards opened on Sept. 30 and closed on Oct. 31 at the new...

Nov 11, 2013 | Admin

Public Health Law October Report

Staff: Andy Roszak The NACCHO Public Health Law Workgroup has been discussing legal issues related to family...

Nov 11, 2013 | Andy Roszak

Antiviral Dispensing Project October Report

Staff: Sara Rubin The Antiviral Dispensing Project Workgroup has reviewed a new NACCHO fact sheet that summarizes the...

Nov 11, 2013 | Sara Rubin

Preparedness Policy Advisory Group (PPAG) October Report

Chair: Chris Hoff; Staff: Samantha Morgan and Naomi Rennard The PPAG held its monthly call on Oct. 9. The group had a...

Nov 11, 2013 | Samantha Morgan

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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  • Food Safety & Inspection
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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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  • Accreditation & Quality Improvement
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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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  • Health in All Policies
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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

  • 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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