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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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  • COVID-19
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  • Immunization

CMS Guidance on COVID-19 Vaccine Administration Rates and Policies

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is taking steps to ensure all Americans, including the nation’s...

Oct 30, 2020 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

New CDC Technical Guidance Document Released: Evidence on the Use of Indoor Air Filtration as an Intervention for Wildfire Smoke Pollutant Exposure

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has created a technical guidance document titled “Evidence on...

Oct 30, 2020

Webinar
  • COVID-19
  • Webinar

Webinar: Public Health Official Safety - Existing State Protections for Public Health Officials

NACCHO invites local health department leadership and staff to participate this webinar on Thursday, November 5 at 3:00...

Oct 30, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • Medical Reserve Corps

Apply for NACCHO's 2021 Medical Reserve Corps Operational Readiness Awards

Application deadline December 7, 2020.

Oct 28, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Fostering Volunteer Resiliency

Weekly since March the Southwest Virginia Medical Reserve Corps Resiliency Team has sent unit volunteers a mental...

Oct 28, 2020 | Beth Hess

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Registration Open: HCV Elimination ECHO Clinic (Jan – March 2021)

The Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board and their federal and tribal partners are launching the Indian Country...

Oct 28, 2020 | Shalesha Majors

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

CDC YRBS Data Summary & Trends Report Released

CDC released the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance Data Summary & Trends Report: 2009-2019, which provides an in-depth...

Oct 28, 2020 | Shalesha Majors

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Ending the HIV Epidemic: Culturally Attuned Educational Materials for American Indians/Alaska Natives

Urban Indian Health Institute is currently leading a project focused on creating culturally attuned HIV education...

Oct 28, 2020 | Shalesha Majors

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Updated Syphilis Serologic Testing Suggested Reporting Language

APHL updated its guidance on the Suggested Reporting Language for Syphilis Serological Testing to help health...

Oct 28, 2020 | Shalesha Majors

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

EHE Jurisdictional Directory for Community Engagement

This directory from NASTAD provides a list of local and state points of contact for Ending the HIV Epidemic (EHE)...

Oct 28, 2020 | Shalesha Majors

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

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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  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

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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  • Community Engagement
  • Informatics
  • Opportunity

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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