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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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  • Podcast

Podcast from Washington: NACCHO’s ACIP Liaison Matt Zahn

Ian Goldstein speaks with Deputy Health Officer for the Orange County Health Care Agency and the NACCHO liaison to the...

Nov 30, 2021 | Ian Goldstein

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Podcast from Washington: Community Benefit Insight

Ian Goldstein speaks with Project Director for Community Benefit Insight at RTI International Laura Marcial.

Nov 30, 2021 | Ian Goldstein

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NACCHO President Lisa Macon Harrison Testifies Before House Subcommittee

On Tuesday, October 26, the Subcommittee on Health of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce held a legislative...

Nov 30, 2021 | Hope Van Bronkhorst

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  • COVID-19
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Research & Reports
  • Workforce Development

The Views of MCH Local Health Department Staff on Their COVID Response: Focus Group Findings

NACCHO, in collaboration with the Center for Public Health Innovation at CI International (CPHI) and through funding...

Nov 29, 2021 | Hitomi Abe

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Immunization
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Highlighting Key Data to Support COVID-19 Vaccination During Pregnancy

In September, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued an urgent health advisory to increase...

Nov 29, 2021 | Hitomi Abe, Adelaide Appiah

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This Thanksgiving, We Are Thankful for the Country’s Local Health Departments!

On National Public Health Thank You Day, November 22, 2021, we saluted all public health workers in communities across...

Nov 24, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

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New Report: The National Association of County and City Health Officials Releases the 2020 Network Profile of the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC)

Report highlights 800,000+ hours of MRC volunteer support to address the COVID-19 pandemic

Nov 24, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources

New Side-by-Side Overview of Outpatient COVID-19 Therapies

ASPR has released a new side-by-side overview of outpatient therapies authorized for treatment of mild to moderate...

Nov 24, 2021 | Beth Hess

  • Tools & Resources

FEMA Releases Radiological Emergency Preparedness Documents

FEMA has published two Radiological Emergency Preparedness Program documents.

Nov 23, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Engagement
  • Immunization

CDC’s Vaccine Confidence Bootcamp to Develop Strategies for Increasing COVID-19 Vaccine Demand

To help support local health departments (LHDs), NACCHO partnered with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

Nov 23, 2021 | Tori Decea

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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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