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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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  • Training

Recap: 2020 Preparedness Summit

On August 25-27, 2020, more than 1,300 attendees—who work in all levels of government (local, state, and federal),...

Aug 28, 2020 | Beth Hess

The White House
  • Press Release

Local Health Departments Ask Administration to Pull Updated COVID-19 Testing Guidance

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

Aug 28, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

Webinar
  • Webinar
  • Emergency Response

Hurricane and Flooding Key Messages Virtual Workshop

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Division of State and Local Readiness, will host a Hurricane and...

Aug 21, 2020 | Beth Hess

  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

New Guidance on COVID-19 Vaccine Implementation

On August 12, Dr. Nancy Messonnier, CDC’s Director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases...

Aug 19, 2020 | Amy Frandsen

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  • Press Release
  • Infectious Disease

NACCHO Awards Funding to Enhance Infectious Disease Prevention and Control in High-Risk Facilities

NACCHO awards 25 local health departments funding to enhance infectious disease prevention and control in high-risk...

Aug 19, 2020 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Engagement

Get Ready for Preparedness Month 2020!

National Preparedness Month is also an opportunity for local health departments and Medical Reserve Corps units to...

Aug 14, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change

CDC Releases Heat and Health Tracker

CDC has released a first-of-its-kind, online tool to help emergency and public health planners prepare for and respond...

Aug 10, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • School Safety

CDC's Science-Based Resources and Tools for K-12 Schools

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released new science-based resources and tools for K-12 school...

Aug 10, 2020 | Beth Hess

Vaccine
  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Influenza

CDC Guidance: Vaccination Clinics During COVID-19

Now is the time to plan for a vaccine that will be ready and more important then ever this year—the seasonal flu...

Aug 06, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Infectious Disease
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

NACCHO Recruiting Members for Collaborative Workgroup on Maternal-Child Health, Infectious Diseases, and Preparedness

, NACCHO is looking to expand the Maternal-Child, Infectious Disease, and Preparedness (MIP) Collaborative Workgroup,...

Aug 05, 2020 | Adelaide Appiah

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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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  • 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:...

Ao U Diversity
  • 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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