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

  • Funding Opportunity
  • Health & Disability

Funding Opportunity: Strengthening Disability Inclusion Efforts within Local Health Departments

Funding announced for the Strengthening Disability Inclusion Efforts within Local Health Departments demonstration site...

Nov 15, 2021 | Sara Lyons

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Performance Improvement
  • Research & Reports
  • Social Determinants of Health

Newly Released: Healthy People 2020 Final Review Progress by Population Group

The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) released the Healthy People 2020 (HP2020) Final Review Progress by...

Oct 05, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Health & Disability
  • Opportunity

Recruitment Open for the 2021-2022 Health and Disability Fellowship Program

NACCHO is recruiting for two graduate students to join the 2021-2022 Health and Disability Fellowship Program.

Sep 15, 2021 | Sara Lyons

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Health & Disability
  • Opportunity

Help National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability Build an Accessible and Inclusive Online Health Program

The University of Alabama at Birmingham, in partnership with Lakeshore Foundation and NCHPAD are currently looking for...

Jul 30, 2021

  • Tools & Resources
  • Health & Disability

Disability Language Guidance

The use of language and words describing people with disability has changed over time. Be aware of the meaning behind...

Jul 30, 2021 | Guest Author

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  • Tools & Resources
  • COVID-19
  • Health & Disability

New Guidance Issued on “Long COVID” and Disability Rights

The new guidance is on the HHS website and on the DOJ website.

Jul 27, 2021

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Health & Disability

Amplifying Their Voice by Lowering Ours: What it Means to be a Disability Ally

It is time to reflect on the progress made towards total inclusion of people with disabilities within our communities.

May 14, 2021 | Joseline Raja Vora

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  • Training

Recap: 2021 Preparedness Summit

The 2021 Preparedness Summit, presented virtually April 13 to 15, offered the 1,100 engaging with the conference a...

Apr 16, 2021 | Beth Hess

  • Tools & Resources
  • Health & Disability

Online Training: Prepared4ALL: Whole Community Inclusive Emergency Planning

This free self-paced online training aims to help disability organizations increase their knowledge about emergency...

Apr 08, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • Health Equity & Social Justice

Senate Committee Holds Hearing on Health Equity and Health Disparities

On Thursday, the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions held the hearing, “Examining our COVID-19...

Mar 25, 2021 | Cameron Etessami

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Healthy Aging
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)

New NACCHO Resource: Integrating Brain Health into...

NACCHO, in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association, is thrilled to launch...

Mar 01, 2024 | Andrea Grenadier

New NACCHO Resource: Integrating Brain Health into...

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Partnerships

Request for Proposals: Technical Assistance to Improve...

NACCHO, with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),...

Feb 12, 2024 | Tori Decea

Request for Proposals: Technical Assistance to Improve...

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  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)
  • Performance Improvement
  • Workforce Development

Register to Attend a Mobilizing for Action through...

Registration is now open for NACCHO’s in-person Mobilizing for Action through...

Feb 08, 2024 | Andrea Grenadier

Register to Attend a Mobilizing for Action through...

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  • Opportunity

Win $25,000 in cash prizes. Share your innovative...

The EPA’s Small Communities, Big Challenges Competition encourages local...

Nov 16, 2023 | Anu Varma

Win $25,000 in cash prizes. Share your innovative...

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Join Novavax for a Webinar About Their New Covid-19...

Join NACCHO and our Platinum Affiliate Business Partner, Novavax, on November...

Oct 16, 2023

Join Novavax for a Webinar About Their New Covid-19...

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  • Community Engagement

It’s Children’s Environmental Health Day today!

Celebrate with us!

Oct 12, 2023 | Anu Varma

It’s Children’s Environmental Health Day today!

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  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Central District Health Department

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Sep 11, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Central District Health Department

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  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Calhoun County Health Department

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Sep 08, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Calhoun County Health Department

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Getting into the Groove: School-Located Vaccination...

NACCHO’s Immunization team has developed the School-Located Vaccination Clinic...

Aug 31, 2023 | Kayla Miller, PHAP

Getting into the Groove: School-Located Vaccination...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning
  • Community Engagement
  • Healthy People 2030

New Resource: A Guide to Aligning Healthy People 2030...

To help address the social determinants of health and advance health equity,...

Aug 14, 2023 | Andrea Grenadier

New Resource: A Guide to Aligning Healthy People 2030...

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  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Pima County

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Aug 14, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Pima County

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  • Community Engagement
  • Community Resilience
  • Immunization
  • Vaccine Hesitancy

Community health workers meet people where they are to...

The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted what we already know to be true: higher-risk...

Aug 10, 2023 | Dominique Baradaran, MSM, Interim Chief of Community Health, Oklahoma City- County Health Department

Community health workers meet people where they are to...

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