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

Climate and Health Fact Sheet on Storms and Sea Level

Physicians for Social Responsibility released a fact sheet on how climate worsens extreme weather. As ocean and air...

Oct 30, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Ending Pandemics: US Foreign Policy to Mitigate Today’s Major Killers, Tomorrow’s Outbreaks, and the Health Impacts of Climate Change

New pieces make the case that whomever is in the White House needs a proactive strategic initiative, based in global...

Oct 24, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Building Public Health Capacity for Climate Action

By Mona Arora, MSPH, PhD, Principal Research Specialist & Course Instructor, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of...

Sep 26, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Session Recordings from Climate Change and Public Health Conference

On Sept. 21, 2019, the West Virginia University College of Law Center for Energy and Sustainable Development hosted a...

Sep 23, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

WHO Guide on Creating Healthy Environments

This new guide from the World Health Organization (WHO) presents an overview of actions that can be taken by various...

Sep 23, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

NACCHO Podcast Features Dr. Stephen Redd, Deputy Director for Public Health Service and Implementation Science at CDC

In this week’s episode of Podcast from Washington, Ian Goldstein and Adriane Casalotti discuss Congress’...

Aug 29, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Heat, Fire, Water: How Climate Change Has Created a Public Health Emergency

Physicians for Social Responsibility released a white paper on climate change health effects: Heat, Fire, Water:  How...

Aug 27, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Extreme Heat and Health Video

A new video from the Natural Resources Defense Council shares the stories of a heat educator and a pediatrician in...

Aug 27, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

The Climate Crisis — Health and Care Delivery

The consequences of climate change directly affect human health, the practice of medicine, and the stability of health...

Aug 27, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Webinar Recording: Adapting to Climate Change in Local Health Departments

In January 2019, NACCHO awarded the Boston Public Health Commission and Marquette County Health Department (MI) each...

Aug 08, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

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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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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...

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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
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  • 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...

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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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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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CDC Report: Temporary Reassignment of Personnel Requests...

CDC recently updated its flexibilities guidance for recipients and applicants...

Jul 09, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

CDC Report: Temporary Reassignment of Personnel Requests...

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Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

SYNC 2020, the National Conference for HIV, HCV, STI and LGBTQ Health, is...

Jul 08, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Apply Now: DIS Scholarships for STD Engage 2020...

NCSD and NACCHO are pleased to offer several full scholarships for DIS to...

Jun 24, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Apply Now: DIS Scholarships for STD Engage 2020...

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Social Media Resources: National HIV Testing Day

Social media toolkit for National HIV Testing Day, a day to raise awareness...

Jun 24, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Social Media Resources: National HIV Testing Day

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

Syringe Services Programs and the COVID-19 Pandemic:...

Local health departments (LHDs) are on the frontlines of the opioid crisis,...

Jun 16, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Syringe Services Programs and the COVID-19 Pandemic:...

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The Path to One Million: Leveraging the Power of Public...

Since its launch, the All of Us Research Program has enrolled more than 350,000...

Jun 11, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

The Path to One Million: Leveraging the Power of Public...

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