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

Community Preparedness Resources for Terrorism-Related Incidents

In the aftermath of recent terrorist attacks and the global state of heightened awareness surrounding potential...

Nov 18, 2015 | Mary Hodges

MRC Units Use Psychological First Aid to Address Mental Health in Disasters

By Nora Marino, Health Policy Scholar at NACCHO and current Master in Public Health candidate at the University of...

Nov 17, 2015 | Mary Hodges

NACCHO Releases 2015 Network Profile of the Medical Reserve Corps

On November 2, NACCHO released the 2015 Network Profile of the Medical Reserve Corps report, a comprehensive look at...

Nov 11, 2015 | Mary Hodges

Roadmap to Ready Releases 2016 Tentative Workshop Agenda

NACCHO released the tentative agenda for the 2016 Roadmap to Ready workshop. Roadmap to Ready is a training and...

Nov 06, 2015 | Mary Hodges

Protecting Health Behind the Scenes During the Papal Visit

This post originally ran on the ASPR Blog. For more information from the Office of the Assistant Secretary for...

Nov 06, 2015 | Mary Hodges

Preparing for our Older Community Members

In 2013, the number of people living in the United States aged 65 and over was 44.7 million, or about one in seven....

Nov 04, 2015 | Mary Hodges

National Preparedness Month: A Look Back

Each September, as part of National Preparedness Month, preparedness efforts across the country are celebrated and...

Nov 04, 2015 | Mary Hodges

Register Now for the 2016 Preparedness Summit

Registration is now open for the 2016 Preparedness Summit. Early bird rates are available until February 19. The Summit...

Nov 03, 2015 | Mary Hodges

Environmental Health and Operational Conditions in Emergency Shelters

This post originally ran on NACCHO’s Healthy People, Healthy Places blog. For more environmental health news and...

Oct 28, 2015 | Mary Hodges

Children’s National Creates First Pediatric Medical Reserve Corps in the United States

The Washington, DC Department of Health selected Children’s National Health System to establish the first...

Oct 23, 2015 | Mary Hodges

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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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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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