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The Word on Local Health Departments is a blog by the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO).

White House

GAO Report Urges Improvements on Testing, Vaccination, and Preparedness Plans

On Monday, July 19, the U.S. Government Accountability Office released a nearly 500-page report on the federal...

Jul 23, 2021 | Silvio Renna

US Washington Capitol

HELP Committee Holds Hearing on the Continuing Federal Response to COVID-19

On Tuesday, the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee held a hearing on the federal response to the...

Jul 23, 2021 | Silvio Renna

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  • Podcast

Podcast from Washington: A Look Back at Zika Virus

Ian Goldstein sits down with Alvina Chu, Epidemiology Program Manager for the Florida Department of Health in Orange...

Jul 08, 2021 | Ian Goldstein

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  • NACCHO 360

Day 2 of NACCHO 360 Starts Today

Don't miss the top moments from day one and browse the must-see sessions for today.

Jun 30, 2021 | Taylarr Lopez

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  • Podcast

Podcast from Washington: All of Us Research Program

Ian Goldstein speaks with Craig Braquet about the All of Us Research Program, which seeks to break down barriers that...

Jun 28, 2021 | Ian Goldstein

Pride Month
  • Press Release

LGBTQ+ Pride Month Statement by Lori Tremmel Freeman, CEO

This month, we at the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), representing the nations...

Jun 24, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

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  • Immunization

House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Vaccine Legislation

On Tuesday, June 15, The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health—chaired by Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-CA)—held a...

Jun 17, 2021 | Cameron Etessami

US Washington Capitol

President Biden's First Full Budget Proposal

A deeper look into President Biden's FY2022 budget request to Congress.

Jun 14, 2021 | Ian Goldstein

US Washington Capitol

Senate Appropriations Subcommittee Talks Budget Priorities with Acting FDA Commissioner

On Thursday, June 10, the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and the Food and Drug...

Jun 11, 2021 | Silvio Renna

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  • Podcast

Podcast from Washington: CDC HIV Programs, Local to Global

Ian Goldstein talks with Jonathan Hanft, Ryan White Program Coordinator for Hennepin County Public Health, MN, as well...

Jun 11, 2021 | Ian Goldstein

Partner Articles

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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
  • 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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  • Press Release

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...

Alzheimers Disease
  • 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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