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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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  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change

CDC Releases Heat and Health Tracker

CDC has released a first-of-its-kind, online tool to help emergency and public health planners prepare for and respond...

Aug 10, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • School Safety

CDC's Science-Based Resources and Tools for K-12 Schools

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released new science-based resources and tools for K-12 school...

Aug 10, 2020 | Beth Hess

Vaccine
  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Influenza

CDC Guidance: Vaccination Clinics During COVID-19

Now is the time to plan for a vaccine that will be ready and more important then ever this year—the seasonal flu...

Aug 06, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Infectious Disease
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

NACCHO Recruiting Members for Collaborative Workgroup on Maternal-Child Health, Infectious Diseases, and Preparedness

, NACCHO is looking to expand the Maternal-Child, Infectious Disease, and Preparedness (MIP) Collaborative Workgroup,...

Aug 05, 2020 | Adelaide Appiah

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  • Webinar
  • Communications & Public Relations
  • Emergency Response

Webinar Series: Effective Accessible Communications

FEMA will host a two-part webinar series on accessible communications and how to effectively create them throughout the...

Aug 04, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Infectious Disease

WASH During COVID-19: Guidance for Local Jurisdictions

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), in collaboration with the Centers for Disease...

Aug 04, 2020 | Emily D'Angelo

  • COVID-19
  • Antibiotic Resistance

CORHA Resource: COVID-19 Outbreak Definitions for Acute Care Settings and Long-term Care Facilities

The Council for Outbreak Response: Healthcare-Associated Infections & Antibiotic-Resistant Pathogens recently developed...

Aug 03, 2020 | Erin Laird

  • Awards & Recognition

NACCHO’s Project Public Health Ready Recognizes 26 Agencies

NACCHO’s Project Public Health Ready (PPHR) is pleased to recognize 26 agencies from eight states for their ability to...

Jul 30, 2020 | Beth Hess

Webinar
  • Webinar
  • Emergency Response

Webinar: Community Reception Center Simulation Program for Leveraging and Evaluating Resources - A Planning Tool for Radiation Emergencies

The CDC's next PHEP Connects webinar, “CRC SimPLER: Community Reception Center Simulation Program for Leveraging and...

Jul 24, 2020 | Beth Hess

Covid
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources

COVID-19 One-Stop Shop Communications Toolkits

To provide easy access to communications resources, the CDC has released new COVID-19 one-stop shop toolkits.

Jul 20, 2020 | Beth Hess

Partner Articles

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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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  • 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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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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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

SYNC 2020, the National Conference for HIV, HCV, STI and LGBTQ Health, is...

Jul 08, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Apply Now: DIS Scholarships for STD Engage 2020...

NCSD and NACCHO are pleased to offer several full scholarships for DIS to...

Jun 24, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Apply Now: DIS Scholarships for STD Engage 2020...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Social Media Resources: National HIV Testing Day

Social media toolkit for National HIV Testing Day, a day to raise awareness...

Jun 24, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Social Media Resources: National HIV Testing Day

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

Syringe Services Programs and the COVID-19 Pandemic:...

Local health departments (LHDs) are on the frontlines of the opioid crisis,...

Jun 16, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Syringe Services Programs and the COVID-19 Pandemic:...

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  • Community Engagement
  • Informatics
  • Opportunity

The Path to One Million: Leveraging the Power of Public...

Since its launch, the All of Us Research Program has enrolled more than 350,000...

Jun 11, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

The Path to One Million: Leveraging the Power of Public...

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