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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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New Public Health Workforce Resilience Resource Library

A new resource library offers tools and trainings to help public health workers build resilience.

Aug 19, 2021
By Beth Hess

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Food Safety & Inspection

Learning from Local Public Health – A Series of Sharing Sessions in Retail Food Safety

National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and the Conference for Food Protection (CFP) will...

May 03, 2022 | Stephanie Puwalski

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  • Webinar
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Webinar: Building Community Resilience through Maternal Child Health and Emergency Preparedness Collaboration: Opportunities and Lessons Learned

Join this webinar on Thursday, June 16, 2:00-3:00 PM ET.

May 02, 2022 | Emily Boyle, Hitomi Abe

NACCHO Funding Opportunity
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Infectious Disease
  • Opportunity

Request for Proposals: Workforce Assessment of Local Health Department Staff Capacity Related to Healthcare-Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance Response

NACCHO will award up to $60,000 for a consultant, or consulting firm, to assist NACCHO with conducting a workforce...

May 02, 2022 | Candice Young

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Chronic Disease
  • Tobacco-Use Prevention

FDA Proposes Rule Prohibiting Menthol from Cigarettes and Flavors from Cigars

This post explains the FDA proposed rule to prohibit menthol from cigarettes and other flavors from cigars and how...

May 02, 2022 | Daniel Hamilton

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Hepatitis Awareness Month 2022

May is Hepatitis Awareness Month and May 19th is Hepatitis Testing Day. These observances present opportunities to...

Apr 29, 2022 | Kat Kelley

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  • Press Release
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Immunization
  • Infectious Disease

NACCHO Applauds the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Updated Adult Hepatitis B Vaccination Recommendations

Revised Recommendations Will Ensure Expanded Health Insurance Coverage and Eliminate Financial and Other Barriers to...

Apr 29, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Press Release

National Survey: Local Public Health Capacity Stretched by COVID-19 

More than half of America’s local health departments report their leaders and staff were targets of harassment in...

Apr 28, 2022 | Kellie Hall, MSOD

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources

NACCHO's Wastewater Surveillance Infographic Awarded Highest Honor at the Hermes Creative Awards 2022

The infographic was granted the highest level award - Platinum - from the Association of Marketing and Communications...

Apr 27, 2022 | Anu Varma

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  • Food Safety & Inspection

Save the Date: FDA Retail Food Protection Seminar

In partnership with the National Association of County and City Health Officials, join the U.S. Food and Drug...

Apr 27, 2022

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Climate Change
  • Food Safety & Inspection

NACCHO & CDC Food Safety Sharing Session Recap: Climate Change & Food Safety (April 2022)

View the webinar recording and download the presentations for this Earth Day 2022 webinar!

Apr 26, 2022 | Stephanie Puwalski, Lema Mansoury

Partner Articles

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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
  • 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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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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  • 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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  • 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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