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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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  • Press Release
  • Awards & Recognition
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

The National Association of County and City Health Officials Awards New Overdose Response Project Funding

Local Health Departments in Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Vermont, and Washington,...

Feb 13, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Infectious Disease
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic
  • Research & Reports

Report: Opportunities to Improve Opioid Use Disorder and Infectious Disease Services

Opioid use disorder (OUD) and infectious diseases are intertwined epidemics. In the 1980s, it was realized that human...

Jan 28, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Tools & Resources
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

New CLOUD Library Offers Curated Opioid Use Resources

State policymakers and other decision makers often struggle to make sense of an overwhelming amount of data about...

Jan 22, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Book Club
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

Pandora’s Lab: Seven Stories of Science Gone Wrong

By Emily Yox, MPH, Program Analyst, Global Health Each month, NACCHO will bring you a new public health book, read and...

Jan 20, 2020 | Emily Yox

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic
  • Opportunity

Applications Open: HIV and Drug Abuse Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute (RETI)

Now in its ninth year, the Fordham HIV and Drug Abuse Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute (RETI) is a...

Jan 16, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Press Release
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

NACCHO Highlights Local Community Needs to Address the Opioid Epidemic 

NACCHO, representing the country’s nearly 3,000 local health departments sent a letter to Congress to help inform their...

Jan 14, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic
  • Opportunity

Request for Applications: Public Health and Safety Teams (PHAST) Pilot

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) is pleased to offer a funding opportunity to...

Jan 08, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

Request for Applications: Public Health Public Safety Teams (PHAST) Pilot

Applications are due by 11:59 pm T on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 Please direct questions to: [email protected]

Jan 08, 2020 | Andrea Grenadier

  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

Request for Applications: Overdose Prevention and Response Mentorship Program

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) is pleased to announce a funding opportunity to...

Nov 27, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • Funding Opportunity
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

SAMHSA Funding Opportunity: Community Prevention Navigator

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration is now accepting applications for the Substance Abuse and...

Nov 13, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Partner Articles

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

NACCHO Recognizes Second Anniversary of First COVID-19...

NACCHO and leading partners recognize December 14, 2022 as the two-year...

Dec 15, 2022 | Nicholas Holmes

NACCHO Recognizes Second Anniversary of First COVID-19...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning
  • Community Engagement

Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships...

NACCHO is pleased to launch the three revised assessments of Mobilizing for...

Nov 22, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships...

MAPP Roadmap
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)
  • Opportunity

RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

NACCHO is seeking a qualified consultant to provide graphic design for the new...

Nov 07, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Training

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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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Health
  • ID Featured

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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  • COVID-19
  • 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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  • 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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  • Webinar
  • Community Health
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Infectious Disease

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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