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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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NACCHO Announces 2020 Model Practice Award Winners

Today, the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), the voice of the nation’s nearly 3,000...

Jul 06, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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Connecticut Local Public Health Leader Jennifer C. Kertanis Is now Board President of the National Association of County and City Health Officials

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) has announced that Jennifer C. Kertanis, MPH,...

Jul 02, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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Georgia Public Health Official Sandra Elizabeth Ford, MD, MBA Is President-Elect of the National Association of County and City Health Officials’ Board of Directors

Washington, DC, July 2, 2020—The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) has elected Sandra...

Jul 02, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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NACCHO Data Lab Update Allows for Quick Assessment of COVID-19 Disparities

Today, the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), the voice of the country’s nearly 3,000...

Jul 02, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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Report From the Field: The Impact of COVID-19 Response on Local Health Department Immunization Programs

Today, the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), representing the country’s nearly 3,000...

Jun 30, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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NACCHO Highlights Key Role of Local Health Departments for National HIV Testing Day

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), in advance of National HIV Testing Day (NHTD)...

Jun 26, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Social Determinants of Health

NACCHO Report Highlights Ways to Meet the Needs of At-Risk Populations in a Disaster While Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic

NACCHO has re-released a report offering lessons learned and promising practices to meet the needs of at-risk...

Jun 16, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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Compromising the Role of Public Health Officials Makes Our Nation Less Safe

Statement from the National Association of County and City Health Officials and the Big Cities Health Coalition

Jun 15, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Podcast

Podcast from Washington: Racially Driven Violence Against African Americans and NACCHO’s COVID-19 Dashboard Resource

In this week’s episode of Podcast from Washington, NACCHO Government Affairs team members Ian Goldstein and Eli Briggs...

Jun 11, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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NACCHO Announces 2020 Climate and Health Adaptation Grants

Awards will support climate change work of local health departments in New Orleans, Alameda County (CA)

Jun 09, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

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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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  • 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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  • 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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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...

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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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