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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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New Public Health Workforce Resilience Resource Library

A new resource library offers tools and trainings to help public health workers build resilience.

Aug 19, 2021
By Beth Hess

Infant Immunization Week
  • Immunization

It’s National Infant Immunization Week: Parents, let’s stay on track with your child’s vaccinations

The annual National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is April 24 – 30, 2022. Each year, NIIW celebrates the critical...

Apr 25, 2022 | Nicholas Holmes

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Global Health
  • Immunization

World Immunization Week Provides an Opportunity to Think Globally and Act Locally

As we celebrate World Immunization Week, taking place April 24-30st, 2022, we would like to reflect on the ways that...

Apr 25, 2022 | Robin Mowson

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  • Press Release

National Association of County and City Health Officials Awards $2.3 Million in Funding to Prevent Outbreaks of Infectious Diseases in Healthcare Settings

National Association of County and City Health Officials Awards $2.3 Million in Funding to Prevent Outbreaks of...

Apr 25, 2022 | Christina Baum

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Opportunity

RFP: NACCHO Research and Evaluation Ethics Needs Assessment, Risk Assessment, and Ethics Policies Development

NACCHO is pleased to offer a funding opportunity for a consultant to complete an ethics/data security needs assessment,...

Apr 22, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

NACCHO Exchange Winter 2022 web
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Rural Health

NACCHO Exchange Winter 2022: Research and Evaluation

The Winter 2022 issue of NACCHO Exchange highlights how research and evaluation support and inform the work of local...

Apr 22, 2022 | Beth Hess

Opioid CDC
  • Press Release

National Association of County and City Health Officials Announces Health Equity Overdose Prevention and Response Mentorship Program Participants

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

Apr 22, 2022 | Jasmine Akuffo

NACCHO Funding Opportunity
  • Infectious Disease
  • Opportunity
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

Request for Proposals: Evaluating Essential Skills and Workforce Training Needs for Local Health Department Staff Engaged in Infection Prevention and Control Activities

NACCHO will award up to $100,000 for a consultant, or consulting firm, to assist NACCHO with the development,...

Apr 21, 2022 | Erin Laird

  • Health & Disability

Organizational Support to Amplify the Voices of People With Disabilities

Local health departments can model true allyship by using their platforms to raise awareness, combat misconceptions,...

Apr 21, 2022 | Guest Author

MRC Thank You Web
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Celebrating MRC Volunteers

In celebration of National Volunteer Week, we are highlighting just a few of the more than 300,000 volunteers who have...

Apr 21, 2022 | Beth Hess

Steps to Mitigate RSV as a Public Health Concern
  • Infectious Disease

Call to Action: New RSV Resources Available

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a common respiratory infection which results in substantial morbidity and...

Apr 21, 2022 | Katherine Waters

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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