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The Word on Local Health Departments is a blog by the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO).

Flu Near You to Expand Symptom Set

Flu Near You is an online health reporting system that maps users with flu-like symptoms. In light of emerging health...

Mar 01, 2016 | Christina Baum

Increasing Influenza Activity Reported

So far this year, influenza activity on a national scale has been relatively low, keeping it out of the mainstream...

Feb 03, 2016 | Christina Baum

New Funding Opportunity: Lessons in INfection Control Initiative

Through support from CDC, NACCHO is pleased to offer the LINC (Lessons in INfection Control) Initiative funding...

Dec 30, 2015 | Christina Baum

The Impact of Avian Influenza on Thanksgiving Turkey Prices

As you shop for your traditional Thanksgiving turkey, you may notice it is costing you more, even without additional...

Nov 24, 2015 | Christina Baum

National Guard Called in to Hawaii in Response to Dengue

At a time of year when vector-borne diseases are not at the forefront of attention, Hawaii is facing its first...

Nov 23, 2015 | Christina Baum

Learn about NACCHO’s Antimicrobial Resistance and Stewardship Efforts During Get Smart about Antibiotics Week

Get Smart About Antibiotics Week is an annual observance to engage relevant stakeholders, including professional...

Nov 17, 2015 | Christina Baum

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity in Injury Epidemiology

West Virginia University School of Public Health, Injury Control Research Center, and the Department of Epidemiology is...

Nov 06, 2015 | Christina Baum

Court Ordered TB Treatment in Seattle & King County

On October 23, King County Superior Court in Washington issued an order for home detention and treatment of a...

Nov 02, 2015 | Christina Baum

Lessons for Local Health Departments from the International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases

The International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases (ICEID) was held in Atlanta at the end of August and...

Oct 13, 2015 | Christina Baum

Human Plague

Since the beginning of April, there have been 11 cases of human plague across six states and three deaths from the...

Aug 31, 2015 | Christina Baum

Partner Articles

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NACCHO Recognizes Second Anniversary of First COVID-19...

NACCHO and leading partners recognize December 14, 2022 as the two-year...

Dec 15, 2022 | Nicholas Holmes

NACCHO Recognizes Second Anniversary of First COVID-19...

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Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships...

NACCHO is pleased to launch the three revised assessments of Mobilizing for...

Nov 22, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships...

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RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

NACCHO is seeking a qualified consultant to provide graphic design for the new...

Nov 07, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

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Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

We are partnering with Climate for Health and ecoAmerica to offer an...

Jul 11, 2022 | Anu Varma

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

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New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

This video series was developed from interviews with BLOC COVID funded sites to...

Jul 06, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson, Candice Young

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

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Partnering for Pediatric Vaccinations

Florida Department of Health in Manatee County has been leading the way in...

Jun 17, 2022 | Amiris Roberson

Partnering for Pediatric Vaccinations

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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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