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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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Vaccine

House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Vaccines, Testing, and Medical Supplies

On Wednesday, the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee held a hearing: “Road to Recovery: Ramping Up COVID-19...

Feb 04, 2021
By Cameron Etessami

FEMA Playbook
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Immunization

FEMA Releases Community Vaccination Centers Playbook

FEMA has released a Community Vaccination Centers Playbook to provide guidance for providing federal support to...

Feb 09, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

National Forum on COVID-19 Vaccine

Registration is open through February 16 for the CDC's virtual National Forum on COVID-19 Vaccine.

Feb 09, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease

New Resource: Testing and Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis Infection in the United States: Clinical Recommendations

The National Society of Tuberculosis Clinicians (NSTC), a section of the National Tuberculosis Controllers Association...

Feb 09, 2021 | Erin Laird

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  • Podcast

Podcast from Washington: Naloxone Training at the Indiana State Museum

Ian Goldstein sits down with Cathy Ferree, President and CEO of Indiana State Museums, and Dr. Eric Yazel, Health...

Feb 08, 2021 | Ian Goldstein

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  • Podcast

Podcast from Washington: Older Adult Falls Prevention

Ian Goldstein sits down with Kevin McGinnis, program manager of Community Paramedicine, Mobile Integrated Health Care...

Feb 08, 2021 | Ian Goldstein

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  • Podcast

Podcast from Washington: Healthy People 2030

Ian Goldstein talks about the development of the Healthy People 2030 framework with Captain Paul Reed, MD, Deputy...

Feb 08, 2021 | Ian Goldstein

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  • Book Club

NACCHO Book Club- The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York

"The Poisoner’s Handbook," by Deborah Blum tells the captivating tale of the evolution of the New York City medical...

Feb 08, 2021 | Christina Baum

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

HIV Prevention in the United States: Mobilizing to End the Epidemic (CDC Bluebook)

CDC's Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention published a new resource designed to help partners better understand and...

Feb 04, 2021 | Julia Zigman

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  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Join NACCHO’s RIM Advisory Group

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), in partnership with the National Resource Center...

Feb 04, 2021 | Shalesha Majors

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2021: We’re In This Together

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD), observed annually on February 7, is a chance to get more involved in...

Feb 04, 2021 | Julia Zigman

Partner Articles

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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...

Water Fountain
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Water Quality

Purdue University’s New Water Systems Course Designed to...

Purdue is partnering with NACCHO to offer this online course at a discount for...

Dec 04, 2020 | Emily D'Angelo

Purdue University’s New Water Systems Course Designed to...

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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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