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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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  • Tools & Resources
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Infectious Disease

New Chapters: CORHA High-level Guidance for Outbreaks

The Council for Outbreak Response: Healthcare-Associated Infections & Antibiotic-Resistant Pathogens (CORHA), which...

May 25, 2021 | Kimberly Nalley

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease

New Resource: CDC Shigella Prevention and Control Toolkit

CDC released a new Shigella Prevention and Control Toolkit to help state and local health departments respond to...

May 21, 2021 | Erin Laird

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Infectious Disease

CDC Releases Shigella Prevention and Control Toolkit

The toolkit was developed to help state and local health departments respond to suspected or confirmed cases clusters,...

May 13, 2021 | Julia Zigman

STD Roadmap
  • Tools & Resources
  • Access to Care
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Infectious Disease

The STD QCS Planning Toolkit: Easy to Use, Helpful to Utilize

NACCHO, in partnership with CDC, has released the STD QCS Planning Toolkit, a marvelous and easy-to-use assessment tool...

Apr 12, 2021 | Guest Author, Barbara Wilgus, MSN, CRNP, Program Administrator, STD/HIV Prevention Training Center at Johns Hopkins

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  • Behavioral Health
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Infectious Disease
  • Research & Reports

Reported STDs in the U.S. Reach All-Time High for Sixth Consecutive Year

More than 2.5 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis were reported in 2019.

Apr 09, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

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  • Infectious Disease
  • Tuberculosis

World TB Day Resources

In honor of World TB Day, celebrated each year on March 24, NACCHO has compiled a few relevant resources.

Mar 24, 2021 | Erin Laird

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Infectious Disease

Notice of Funding Opportunity: 2021-2022 TB Elimination Alliance Mini-Grants Program

The TB Elimination Alliance is offering Mini-Grants to organizations serving Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and...

Mar 23, 2021 | Kimberly Nalley

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  • COVID-19
  • Infectious Disease
  • Opportunity

Request for Proposals: Evaluating Local Health Departments – Health Center Partnerships and Service Delivery Collaborations during COVID, Including TB Prevention and Control

With funding from the Health Resources and Services Administration, NACCHO will award up to $75,000 total for a...

Mar 22, 2021 | Erin Laird

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  • COVID-19
  • Awards & Recognition
  • Infection Prevention and Control Champions
  • Infectious Disease

Member Spotlight: Dr. Dawn Terashita recognized as NACCHO Infection Prevention and Control Champion

NACCHO has announced that Dr. Dawn Terashita, MD, MPH, FACPM, Associate Director for the Acute Communicable Disease...

Mar 03, 2021 | Kimberly Nalley

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  • COVID-19
  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease

New Variants of SARS-CoV-2: What we know, and how one local health department has been impacted

New variants of the virus SARS-CoV-2 have increasingly become one of the top concerns as efforts to prevent the spread...

Mar 02, 2021 | Kimberly Nalley

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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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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