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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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ONDCP Rural Community Toolbox for Opioid Use Disorder

Clearinghouse for funding, technical assistance, and other information from 16 Federal departments and agencies to...

Jul 22, 2020 | Julia Zigman

  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

NACCHO Exchange: Overdose Crisis

This issue of NACCHO Exchange highlights local health departments’ response efforts to the opioid overdose crisis. The...

Jun 14, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

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  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic
  • Recommendations

Interim Guidance for Syringe Services Programs

CDC released interim guidance on ways to prevent transmission of COVID-19 at syringe services programs and additional...

May 28, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

The Impact of COVID-19 on Syringe Services Programs in the United States

A new article in AIDS and Behavior examines the impact of COVID-19 on syringe services programs (SSPs) in the U.S.

May 06, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

COVID-19 Stimulant Use and Harm Reduction

New fact sheet with recommendations and guidance for people who use stimulants, including cocaine, amphetamine, and...

May 06, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

HHS Launches Syringe Services Programs Resource Webpage

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) launched a new webpage dedicated to providing useful and timely...

Apr 15, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
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Addressing Substance Use Disorder in MCH: LHD Responses to NAS and Strategies for State Title V to Support These Efforts – Recording and Slides

Although the United States is in the throes of an opioid crisis, methamphetamine and other stimulants are still some of...

Mar 13, 2020 | Andrea Grenadier

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Infectious Disease
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

New Fact Sheets: Syringe Services and Safer Drug Use During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Higher Ground Harm Reduction, Reynolds Health Strategies, Harm Reduction Coalition, and Vital Strategies released two...

Mar 11, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

Webinar Series: Ending the Opioid Epidemic

The MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center (MAAETC) and the Mid-Atlantic Regional Public Health Training Center...

Feb 19, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Behavioral Health
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic
  • Opportunity

Request for Information: Addressing Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder in Maternal Health

As part of the Promoting Innovation in State MCH Policymaking (PRISM) project, implemented in partnership with the...

Feb 18, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Partner Articles

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

NACCHO Recognizes Second Anniversary of First COVID-19...

NACCHO and leading partners recognize December 14, 2022 as the two-year...

Dec 15, 2022 | Nicholas Holmes

NACCHO Recognizes Second Anniversary of First COVID-19...

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Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships...

NACCHO is pleased to launch the three revised assessments of Mobilizing for...

Nov 22, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships...

MAPP Roadmap
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)
  • Opportunity

RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

NACCHO is seeking a qualified consultant to provide graphic design for the new...

Nov 07, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

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Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

We are partnering with Climate for Health and ecoAmerica to offer an...

Jul 11, 2022 | Anu Varma

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

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  • COVID-19
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New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

This video series was developed from interviews with BLOC COVID funded sites to...

Jul 06, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson, Candice Young

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

Partnering for Pediatric Vaccinations

Florida Department of Health in Manatee County has been leading the way in...

Jun 17, 2022 | Amiris Roberson

Partnering for Pediatric Vaccinations

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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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  • Webinar
  • Community Health
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Infectious Disease

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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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...

Alzheimers Disease
  • Press Release

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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