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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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  • Leadership
  • President's Corner

Final Reflections: NACCHO Immediate Past-President George T. Roberts, Jr.

In July 2019, when I began this journey as NACCHO President, I stood in front of over 1,300 NACCHO Annual attendees and...

Jul 19, 2020 | George Roberts

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  • Awards & Recognition

NACCHO Announces 2020 Promising Practice Award Winners

This year, 36 local health department programs have been recognized as a Promising Practice, which demonstrate exciting...

Jul 16, 2020 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • COVID-19

Statement: Newly Announced Order for Hospitals to Bypass CDC and Send Coronavirus Patient Information Directly to Washington Database Likely to Worsen Pandemic Response

Statement of Organizational Leaders: Newly Announced Order for Hospitals to Bypass CDC and Send Coronavirus Patient...

Jul 15, 2020 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Press Release

Statement: Compromising Data Collection Will Further Complicate the U.S. Response to COVID-19

Statement from the National Association of County and City Health Officials, July 15, 2020 Compromising Data...

Jul 15, 2020 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Press Release

Texas Local Public Health Leader George T. Roberts, Jr. Is the Immediate Past President of the National Association of County and City Health Officials

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) has announced that George T. Roberts, Jr. , MHA,...

Jul 02, 2020 | nacchovoice

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  • Press Release

Connecticut Local Public Health Leader Jennifer C. Kertanis Is now Board President of the National Association of County and City Health Officials

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) has announced that Jennifer C. Kertanis, MPH,...

Jul 02, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Press Release

Georgia Public Health Official Sandra Elizabeth Ford, MD, MBA Is President-Elect of the National Association of County and City Health Officials’ Board of Directors

Washington, DC, July 2, 2020—The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) has elected Sandra...

Jul 02, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Press Release

North Carolina Local Public Health Leader Lisa Macon Harrison Elected Board Vice President of the National Association of County and City Health Officials

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) has elected Lisa Macon Harrison, Local Health...

Jul 02, 2020 | nacchovoice

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  • Leadership
  • President's Corner

Incoming NACCHO President Jennifer Kertanis Shares how Her Health Department is responding to COVID-19 and Briefly Discusses Her Vision for NACCHO

President-elect Jennifer Kertanis highlights what her health department is doing to slow the spread of COVID-19 and...

Jun 26, 2020 | George Roberts

  • Book Club
  • Health Equity & Social Justice

NACCHO Book Club — The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks takes readers through the life and later influences of African American woman and...

Jun 14, 2020 | Kamya Raja

Partner Articles

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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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  • 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...

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  • 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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  • Climate Change
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Policy

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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  • COVID-19
  • Health in All Policies
  • Leadership
  • Workforce Development

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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