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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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  • Infectious Disease
  • Social Determinants of Health

Nothing About Us Without Us: AAHD’s Call to Action

The American Association on Health and Disability (AAHD) has teamed up with NACCHO in supporting the All of Us Research...

Feb 03, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Press Release
  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Immunization

New Toolkit Aims to Strengthen Sexually Transmitted Disease Services at Local Health Departments

New Toolkit Aims to Strengthen Sexually Transmitted Disease Services at Local Health Departments

Jan 29, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Climate Change
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Policy

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners in Calling on the Biden-Harris Administration and Members of Congress to Address the Health Emergency of Climate Change

NACCHO joins leading public health organizations in signing a declaration calling on the Biden-Harris Administration...

Jan 27, 2021 | Anu Varma

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  • COVID-19
  • Behavioral Health

Innovations in Social Connection: How Local Leaders are Addressing Inequities and Advancing Technology Solutions During COVID-19

As communities continue to implement physical distancing recommendations to slow the spread of COVID-19, many have...

Jan 26, 2021 | Guest Author

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  • Vector Control

NACCHO's Vector Control Collaborative Goes Virtual: Tick Surveillance

Suffolk County (NY) mentored Franklin County (OH)’s new tick surveillance program as part of NACCHO’s Vector Control...

Jan 06, 2021 | Guest Author

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  • Access to Care
  • Breastfeeding
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

U.S. Surgeon General Releases a Call to Action to Improve Maternal Health

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently released the HHS Maternal Health Action Plan to reduce...

Dec 19, 2020 | Adelaide Appiah

  • Health & Disability
  • Opportunity

2021 Technical Assistance Available to Support Disability Inclusion Efforts

NACCHO’s Health and Disability Program is currently accepting applications through February 19th, 2021 for its Health...

Dec 17, 2020 | Sara Lyons

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The National Association of County and City Health Officials Announces Awards to Increase Disability Inclusion in Community Health Planning

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

Dec 11, 2020 | nacchovoice

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  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Immunization
  • Influenza

National Influenza Vaccination Week and the Impact of Flu on BIPOC Communities

December 6-12 is National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) in the United States. NIVW is observed to remind people...

Dec 11, 2020 | Amy Frandsen

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Immunization
  • Influenza

National Influenza Vaccination Week 2020

National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) is December 6 – 12, 2020. NIVW is observed annually to remind everyone 6...

Dec 02, 2020 | Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

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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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...

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  • 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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