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The Word on Local Health Departments is a blog by the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO).

CDC Vacancy Announcement: Deputy Director of the Center for Preparedness and Response

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is seeking an exceptional candidate to serve as the Deputy Director of...

Oct 11, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

A World at Risk: Annual Report on Global Preparedness for Health Emergencies

For its first report, the Global Preparedness Monitoring Board (GPMB) reviewed recommendations from previous high-level...

Sep 30, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

NACCHO, Local Health Departments Celebrate Success of AMR Challenge

Earlier this week, the United States celebrated the success of The AMR Challenge during the United Nations General...

Sep 26, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Building Public Health Capacity for Climate Action

By Mona Arora, MSPH, PhD, Principal Research Specialist & Course Instructor, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of...

Sep 26, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

How Healthy Is Your Main Street? Adapting an Approach from the UK

By Duncan Stephenson, Deputy Chief Executive, Royal Society of Public Health In the fall of 2018, the residents of the...

Sep 16, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Issue Brief: Expanding SSPs Can Help Curb Surge in Hepatitis C and HIV Cases

The O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law‘s new issue brief, Community Experience Offers Lessons...

Sep 09, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Fact Sheets: Antimicrobial Resistance: Local Efforts on a Global Issue and Antimicrobial Stewardship

NACCHO is pleased to announce the release of two fact sheets highlighting the role of local health departments (LHDs)...

Sep 05, 2019 | Christina Baum

NACCHO Book Club: Dreamland—The True Tale of America’s Opioid Epidemic

By Emily Yox, MPH, Global Health Program Analyst, NACCHO Each month, NACCHO will bring you a new public health book,...

Sep 03, 2019 | nacchovoice

NACCHO Podcast Features Dr. Stephen Redd, Deputy Director for Public Health Service and Implementation Science at CDC

In this week’s episode of Podcast from Washington, Ian Goldstein and Adriane Casalotti discuss Congress’...

Aug 29, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Heat, Fire, Water: How Climate Change Has Created a Public Health Emergency

Physicians for Social Responsibility released a white paper on climate change health effects: Heat, Fire, Water:  How...

Aug 27, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

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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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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

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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...

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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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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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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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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 –...

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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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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

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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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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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