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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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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources

COVID-19 Testing Communications Toolkit

A new COVID-19 Testing Communications Toolkit is now available for anyone looking to communicate the importance of...

Nov 19, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • Press Release

NACCHO Releases Public Health Priorities for the Biden-Harris Transition Team and 117th Congress

— Today, the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), on behalf of the country’s nearly 3,000...

Nov 16, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

Public Health Workers
  • Press Release

NACCHO Releases Interactive Dashboard of Local Health Department Infrastructure and Practice

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), representing the country’s nearly 3,000 local...

Nov 09, 2020 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Accreditation & Quality Improvement
  • Performance Improvement
  • Research & Reports

NACCHO Releases Interactive Dashboard of Local Health Department Infrastructure and Practice

NACCHO Releases Interactive Dashboard of Local Health Department Infrastructure and Practice

Nov 09, 2020 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Behavioral Health
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Medical Reserve Corps

RFA: Utilizing WHO’s Global Mental Health Resources for Local Public Health Challenges

Application deadline December 1, 2020.

Oct 28, 2020 | Emily Yox

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

EH & COVID-19 Resources: New Webinars on Safe School Reopening, Health in All Policies, and More

As part of the NACCHO’s work to support and serve 3,000 local health departments (LHDs) in the United States, NACCHO is...

Oct 28, 2020 | Anu Varma

NASEM
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Immunization

NASEM Releases the Framework for Equitable Allocation of COVID-19 Vaccine

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine recently released a consensus study recommending a...

Oct 06, 2020 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

COVID-19 and HIV: 1 moment, 2 epidemics, 3 opportunities—how to seize the moment to learn, leverage and build a new way forward for everyone's health and rights

A new report from UNAIDS shows how countries grappling with COVID-19 are using the experience and infrastructure from...

Sep 23, 2020 | Shalesha Majors

Advocacy Against Asbestos Exposure during Mesothelioma Awareness Day

This year, September 26 marks the 17th anniversary of Mesothelioma Awareness Day (MAD), and sparks an opportunity for...

Sep 23, 2020

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  • COVID-19
  • Global Health
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

NACCHO Exchange: Global Health

In this issue of NACCHO Exchange, we share global approaches to some of our greatest challenges; including COVID-19,...

Sep 10, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

Partner Articles

  • 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...

Water Fountain
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Water Quality

Purdue University’s New Water Systems Course Designed to...

Purdue is partnering with NACCHO to offer this online course at a discount for...

Dec 04, 2020 | Emily D'Angelo

Purdue University’s New Water Systems Course Designed to...

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  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

NACCHO and CFP Seeks New Recruits for the 2020-2022 Food...

NACCHO and CFP are seeking 10-15 state, local, tribal, and territorial health...

Oct 13, 2020 | Anu Varma

NACCHO and CFP Seeks New Recruits for the 2020-2022 Food...

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  • Press Release
  • Climate Change
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners to Recognize...

NACCHO partners with Children’s Environmental Health Network for CEH Day 2020.

Sep 28, 2020 | Guest Author

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners to Recognize...

Covid
  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
  • Communications & Public Relations

Public Health Communications Collaborative Webinar

The Public Health Communications Collaborative will hold its first live Q&A...

Sep 21, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

Public Health Communications Collaborative Webinar

2021 RWJF Culture of Health Prize
  • Opportunity
  • Social Determinants of Health

Call for Applications: 2021 Robert Wood Johnson...

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2021...

Jul 20, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Call for Applications: 2021 Robert Wood Johnson...

Wildfire
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Hazards & Health Effects

Protecting Lung Health During Wildfires

The American Lung Association has developed a new fact sheet in Spanish to...

Jul 15, 2020

Protecting Lung Health During Wildfires

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Parks

Greener Parks for Health

National Recreation and Park Association releases new Greener Parks for Health...

Jul 13, 2020

Greener Parks for Health

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