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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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Vaccine

House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Vaccines, Testing, and Medical Supplies

On Wednesday, the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee held a hearing: “Road to Recovery: Ramping Up COVID-19...

Feb 04, 2021
By Cameron Etessami

  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar

Environmental Health & COVID-19 Resource Roundup (February 17): Upcoming Events

NACCHO's latest roundup of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) resources for members at the intersection of...

Feb 17, 2021 | Anu Varma

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  • Tools & Resources

New NACCHO Checklist Can Make Your Local Health Department Ready for Water Emergencies

NACCHO’s new preparedness checklist can be a quick guide to strengthen partnerships and processes to ensure community...

Feb 16, 2021 | Anu Varma

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

The State of Viral Hepatitis During the COVID-19 Pandemic

This resource highlights the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on hepatitis programs and services and describes what...

Feb 16, 2021 | Kat Kelley

Rural America
  • COVID-19
  • Funding Opportunity

Request for Proposals: Training and Technical Assistance Consultants for the Building Workforce Capacity of Rural and Frontier Local Health Departments to Respond to COVID-19 Program

Proposals are due February 28, 2021.

Feb 16, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

RFA: Building Community Resilience through Maternal Child Health and Emergency Preparedness and Response Collaboration

Applications due March 26, 2021.

Feb 12, 2021 | Hitomi Abe

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  • COVID-19
  • Press Release
  • Immunization
  • Workforce Development

National Association of County and City Health Officials' Comments on House Energy and Commerce Committee Budget Reconciliation Bill

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) sent a letter today to the House Energy and...

Feb 11, 2021 | NACCHO Government Affairs Team

Webinar
  • Webinar
  • Health & Disability

Webinar: Disability Inclusion and Emergency Preparedness

Join this webinar to hear from three CDC sister grantees that are coordinating to include people with disabilities in...

Feb 11, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19

Big NACCHO and Public Health Wins in Latest COVID Relief Bill

NACCHO has sent a letter to the House Energy and Commerce Committee thanking them for their efforts to support the...

Feb 11, 2021 | Ian Goldstein

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  • Press Release
  • Social Determinants of Health

Public Health Groups Invest in National Evaluation of Social Determinants of Health

NACCHO and ASTHO have selected 42 community multi-sector partnerships/coalitions across the country to receive over $2...

Feb 11, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

Coronavirus COVID 19
  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

Federal Retail Pharmacy Program for COVID-19 Vaccination

The Federal Retail Pharmacy Program for COVID-19 Vaccination is a collaboration between the federal government, states...

Feb 09, 2021 | Beth Hess

Partner Articles

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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...

Ci  Climate  Change
  • 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...

Water Fountain
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Water Quality

Purdue University’s New Water Systems Course Designed to...

Purdue is partnering with NACCHO to offer this online course at a discount for...

Dec 04, 2020 | Emily D'Angelo

Purdue University’s New Water Systems Course Designed to...

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  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

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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  • Press Release
  • Climate Change
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

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...

Covid
  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
  • Communications & Public Relations

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
  • Opportunity
  • 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...

Wildfire
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Hazards & Health Effects

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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  • Tools & Resources
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Parks

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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  • Tools & Resources

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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