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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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Senate HELP Committee Holds Hearing on Rebuilding Public Health Infrastructure

On Tuesday, July 27, the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) held a hearing entitled “The...

Jul 30, 2021 | Jackie Weinrich

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Labor-HHS Appropriations Bill Makes Its Way Through House

Last week, House appropriators made significant progress on the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and...

Jul 23, 2021 | Jackie Weinrich

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  • Book Club
  • Health in All Policies
  • Social Determinants of Health

NACCHO Book Club: Broke in America: Seeing, Understanding, and Ending US Poverty

“Broke in America: Seeing, Understanding and Ending US Poverty”, critically examines public policies and how they have...

Jun 24, 2021 | Julia Mandeville

Pride Month
  • Press Release

LGBTQ+ Pride Month Statement by Lori Tremmel Freeman, CEO

This month, we at the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), representing the nations...

Jun 24, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar

EH & COVID-19 Roundup: Assessing Impacts of Local Vector Control Programs, New EPA Webinar on SARS-CoV-2, and More

Resource Roundup as of June 23, 2021.

Jun 23, 2021 | Anu Varma

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Vector Control

By Local Health, For Local Health: How NACCHO Supports Vector Control Programs in 2021

Preliminary results from the 2020 National Vector Assessment now available!

Jun 22, 2021 | Danielle Chatelain

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  • Immunization

House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Vaccine Legislation

On Tuesday, June 15, The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health—chaired by Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-CA)—held a...

Jun 17, 2021 | Cameron Etessami

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  • COVID-19
  • Infectious Disease

Building Facility Partnerships for Infection Prevention and Control: Lessons Learned from Two NACCHO Demonstration Sites

Two BLOC COVID-19 demonstration sites share their experiences with building facility partnerships for infection...

Jun 07, 2021 | Erin Laird, Kimberly Nalley

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  • COVID-19
  • Health Ethics & Law
  • Policy
  • Workforce Development

New Report: Public Health Authority: Dangerous for Public Health

This new report by NACCHO and the Network for Public Health Law, with assistance from Johns Hopkins and many others,...

May 25, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Meeting COVID-19 Vaccination Needs

This month we highlight two MRC units supporting large-scale vaccination clinics in their communities.

May 19, 2021 | Beth Hess

Partner Articles

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

NACCHO Recognizes Second Anniversary of First COVID-19...

NACCHO and leading partners recognize December 14, 2022 as the two-year...

Dec 15, 2022 | Nicholas Holmes

NACCHO Recognizes Second Anniversary of First COVID-19...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning
  • Community Engagement

Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships...

NACCHO is pleased to launch the three revised assessments of Mobilizing for...

Nov 22, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships...

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)
  • Opportunity

RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

NACCHO is seeking a qualified consultant to provide graphic design for the new...

Nov 07, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Training

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

We are partnering with Climate for Health and ecoAmerica to offer an...

Jul 11, 2022 | Anu Varma

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Health
  • ID Featured

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

This video series was developed from interviews with BLOC COVID funded sites to...

Jul 06, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson, Candice Young

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

Partnering for Pediatric Vaccinations

Florida Department of Health in Manatee County has been leading the way in...

Jun 17, 2022 | Amiris Roberson

Partnering for Pediatric Vaccinations

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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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  • Webinar
  • Community Health
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Infectious Disease

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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