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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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A Year in Review: NACCHO’s 2019 Environmental Health Webinars

NACCHO’s environmental health team hosted nearly 20 webinars throughout 2019 to share the latest resources and...

Dec 21, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Climate Change

Climate Change: Health Threats, Health Opportunities, and Hope

Brigham and Women’s Hospital held a Department of Medicine Grand Rounds focused on the urgency of climate change...

Dec 21, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

New Research Reveals Prenatal Exposure to PFAS is Associated with Lower Birth Weight

A new study from Karlstad University evaluated the association between early pregnancy exposure to eight Perfluoroalkyl...

Dec 21, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Water Quality

Study on Water Filter Effectiveness in Newark, NJ

The City of Newark, NJ conducted a study of the PUR filters in Newark between August and September 2019. The study...

Dec 21, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

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  • Vector Control

Applications Open for 2020 Vector Biology Boot Camp

The Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases has opened the application window for the 2020...

Dec 21, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

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Greener Guidance: Outreach to Renters

Note: Greener Guidance is NACCHO’s environmental health advice column. See past columns here. Submit a question here....

Dec 20, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Food Safety & Inspection

NACCHO and FDA Announce the Ninth Year of the Retail Program Standards Mentorship Program

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) has announced the ninth cohort of a mentorship...

Dec 17, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

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  • Health in All Policies

Announcing NACCHO’s 2020 Monthly HiAP Webinar Series

NACCHO’s 2020 Monthly Health in All Policies (HiAP) Webinar Series will run the fourth Tuesday of the month at...

Dec 12, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

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  • Vector Control

Apply Now for the 2020 Vector Control Collaborative Technical Assistance Program

NACCHO is now accepting applications for the Vector Control Collaborative (VCC) technical assistance program. NACCHO...

Dec 11, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

State Children’s Environmental Health Profiles

The Children’s Environmental Health Network is developing fact sheets that include indicators of environmental...

Dec 09, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Partner Articles

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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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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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  • 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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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
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  • 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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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
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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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  • 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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  • Food Safety & Inspection
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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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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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