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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

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

ACHIEVE Chronicles: Eliminating Food Deserts One Gas Station at a Time

By Vicky Bass, Program Analyst, NACCHO This is the second post in the ACHIEVE Chronicles, a series about Action...

Apr 17, 2013 | nacchovoice

The ACHIEVE Chronicles: Building Healthy Communities and Partnerships across the Country

By Vicky Bass, Program Analyst, NACCHO When I started working on NACCHO’s chronic disease team in December, I was...

Apr 15, 2013 | nacchovoice

Bridging Clinical Medicine and Public Health

This post was originally published on the Public Health Newswire as part of a series on the impact of the Affordable...

Apr 12, 2013 | nacchovoice

A Vision for Implementing Health Reform in Oregon

This post was originally published on the Public Health Newswire as part of a series on the impact of the Affordable...

Apr 10, 2013 | nacchovoice

Local Strategies Helping Move ACA Forward in West Virginia

This post was originally published on the Public Health Newswire as part of a series on the impact of the Affordable...

Apr 08, 2013 | nacchovoice

NACCHO Introduces LHD of the Year Award

By Ivey Wohlfeld, Project Management Associate, NACCHO Is your local health department (LHD) using technology and data...

Apr 03, 2013 | nacchovoice

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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  • 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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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Accreditation & Quality Improvement
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  • 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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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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