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

  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Recommendations

5 Tips to Consider When Preparing Recommendations to Change Retail Food Policy

The FDA’s Retail Food Protection Staff is pleased to announce the posting of “5 Tips to Consider When Preparing...

Jan 02, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Food Safety & Inspection

Report Summarizes 2016–2017 NARMS Data from FDA, CDC, and USDA

A new report is available from the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS) for enteric bacteria....

Jan 02, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Food Safety & Inspection

CDC Adds New Features and Data to FoodNet Fast

Looking for data on foodborne illness burden and trends? Check out the new and improved FoodNet Fast, CDC’s online...

Jan 02, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Food Safety & Inspection

Investigation of E. coli O157:H7 Outbreak Linked to Romaine from Salinas, California, November 2019

Recommendation  FDA, CDC, and state health authorities are investigating an outbreak of illnesses caused by E. coli...

Jan 02, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Food Safety & Inspection

FDA Makes Available Results from Second Round of Testing for PFAS in Foods from the General Food Supply

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is posting results from the second round of testing for 16 types of per- and...

Jan 02, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

Outbreak Investigation of Listeria monocytogenes Linked to Hard-Boiled Eggs, December 2019

FDA, CDC, and state and local partners are currently investigating a multistate outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes...

Jan 02, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Food Safety & Inspection

FDA Releases Supplement to the 2017 Food Code

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has made available the Supplement to the 2017 Food Code. The update...

Jan 02, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Food Safety & Inspection

FDA Issues Final Guidance on Serving Sizes, Dual-Column Labeling

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a final guidance to help manufacturers of packaged foods comply with the...

Jan 02, 2020 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Water Quality

NEHA Launches the Private Water Network

The National Environmental Health Association is pleased to announce the launch of the Private Water Network (PWN). The...

Dec 26, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Research & Reports
  • Water Quality

Pool Code Updates and Use of the Model Aquatic Health Code in Local Jurisdictions

Discover the main barriers preventing local jurisdictions from updating their pool codes in a new report from NACCHO....

Dec 23, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Partner Articles

  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Training

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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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health

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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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

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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  • 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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  • Webinar
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health
  • 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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