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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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NACCHO Members Testify at Subcommittee Hearing on Public Health Infrastructure

On September 29, 2021, two NACCHO members testified during the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis hearing,...

Oct 01, 2021 | Hope Van Bronkhorst

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  • Podcast

Podcast from Washington: Authors of Broke in America: Seeing, Understanding, and Ending U.S. Poverty

Ian Goldstein speaks with the authors of Broke in America: Seeing, Understanding, and Ending U.S. Poverty, by Colleen...

Sep 24, 2021 | Ian Goldstein

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  • Podcast

Podcast from Washington: Equitable Approaches to Recruitment and Hiring at Local Health Departments

Ian Goldstein speaks with Ethan Johnson, Communications and Performance Management Director at the Florida Department...

Sep 24, 2021 | Ian Goldstein

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NACCHO Podcast Series: Equitable Approaches to Recruitment and Hiring at Local Health Departments

In this week's episode of Podcast from Washington, NACCHO government affairs team members Ian Goldstein and Adriane...

Sep 15, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Access to Care
  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

International Overdose Awareness Day Looks to the Future with Successful Pilot Projects

International Overdose Awareness Day, commemorated on August 31, marks not only the devastation we have seen over the...

Aug 30, 2021 | Esther Whitlock

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Senate Passes FY 2022 Budget Resolution

This week, the Senate adopted a budget resolution that sets in motion the Budget Reconciliation process to enact larger...

Aug 13, 2021 | Jackie Weinrich

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House Proposes Investment of $1 Billion in Public Health Infrastructure and Capacity: What it Means for Local Health Departments

A notable addition to the bill includes a new $1 billion funding stream specifically dedicated to expanding the...

Aug 13, 2021 | Silvio Renna

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Senate HELP Committee Holds Hearing on Rebuilding Public Health Infrastructure

On Tuesday, July 27, the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) held a hearing entitled “The...

Jul 30, 2021 | Jackie Weinrich

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White House, Bipartisan Congress Group Reaches Deal on Major Infrastructure Bill

On Wednesday, a bipartisan group in Congress and the Biden administration came to an agreement on details for the...

Jul 30, 2021 | Silvio Renna

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  • Emergency Response
  • Extreme Weather
  • Water Quality

NACCHO and CDC Technical Assistance Helps Local Ohio Jurisdiction Prepare for Water Emergencies

To improve water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) emergency preparedness and response efforts at local health...

Jul 30, 2021 | Emily D'Angelo

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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

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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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  • 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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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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