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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

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  • COVID-19
  • Webinar

Webinar: The Critical Role of Monoclonal Antibodies as the COVID-19 Pandemic Continues

Join this webinar on Thursday, September 9, 3:00-4:00 pm ET.

Aug 18, 2021 | Beth Hess

Webinar
  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
  • Community Resilience

Webinar: “Upstream Approaches” to Build Resiliency: Organizational and Leadership Strategies

Join this webinar on Tuesday, August 24, 3:00-4:00 pm ET.

Aug 18, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Influenza

Increasing Vaccine Confidence: A Resource Guide for Local Health Departments

NACCHO has developed Increasing Vaccine Confidence: A Resource Guide for Local Health Departments. The goal of this...

Aug 17, 2021 | Amy Frandsen

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Tuberculosis

New Resource: CDC Updated Questions & Answers About Tuberculosis Pamphlet

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Division of Tuberculosis Elimination (DTBE), released an updated...

Aug 17, 2021 | Kimberly Nalley

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Water Quality

Webinar: Managing Water Risk in the “New Normal”

On September 16, NACCHO will be joined by federal and industry public health partners to highlight trends and resources...

Aug 16, 2021 | Emily D'Angelo

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Senate Passes FY 2022 Budget Resolution

This week, the Senate adopted a budget resolution that sets in motion the Budget Reconciliation process to enact larger...

Aug 13, 2021 | Jackie Weinrich

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House Proposes Investment of $1 Billion in Public Health Infrastructure and Capacity: What it Means for Local Health Departments

A notable addition to the bill includes a new $1 billion funding stream specifically dedicated to expanding the...

Aug 13, 2021 | Silvio Renna

Ending the epidemic
  • Funding Opportunity
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Extended Deadline: Request for Proposals: Ending the HIV Epidemic (EHE) Strategic Planning Consultant

NACCHO will award up to $20,000 to hire a consultant to provide subject matter expertise, technical assistance, and...

Aug 12, 2021 | Julia Zigman

Board Room
  • Press Release

NACCHO Announces Its 2021-2022 Officers and Board of Directors

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

Aug 11, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

Made to save
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Immunization
  • Infectious Disease

Back to School Vaccination Week of Action

On July 29, President Biden announced the Back to School Week of Action, from August 7-15. This week is a nationwide...

Aug 10, 2021 | Amy Frandsen, Hitomi Abe

Partner Articles

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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...

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...

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