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

National Depression and Mental Health Screening Month Provides Opportunities for Local Health Departments

By Dr. Swannie Jett, NACCHO President and Health Officer for the Florida Department of Health in Seminole County The...

Oct 08, 2015 | nacchovoice

Integrating Hepatitis Services into HIV Programs: NACCHO Shares the Local Health Department Perspective at USCA

On September 10-13, the 19th Annual United States Conference on AIDS (USCA) was held in Washington, DC. USCA brings...

Oct 06, 2015 | Gretchen Weiss

Recovery from Addiction is Possible: Honoring National Recovery Month

By Sheri Lawal, MPH, CHES, Program Analyst, NACCHO According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services...

Sep 25, 2015 | nacchovoice

International Overdose Awareness Day: Prevention, Intervention, and Resources

By Sheri Lawal, MPH, CHES, Program Analyst, Injury and Violence Prevention, NACCHO Today is International Overdose...

Aug 31, 2015 | nacchovoice

Report Back from the National Sexual Health Conference

The World Health Organization defines sexual health as “a state of physical, emotional, mental, and social well-being...

Aug 18, 2015 | Alyssa Kitlas

World Hepatitis Day: Recognizing the Role of Local Health Departments in Ending Hepatitis

Every day 4,000 people worldwide die from viral hepatitis, yet all of these deaths are preventable. With increased...

Jul 28, 2015 | Hilary McQuie

New Research Shows That Meth Use May Account for 1 in 5 New HIV Infections in Seattle MSM

The National AIDS Treatment Advocacy Project released a conference report showing that methamphetamine (meth) use could...

Jul 23, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

NACCHO Releases Podcast Interview with Director of ONDCP

The NACCHO Podcast Series recently posted an interview with the Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy...

Jul 20, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

New CDC Vital Signs Report: Demographic and Substance Use Trends Among Heroin Users

CDC has released a new Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, “Vital Signs: Demographic and Substance Use Trends...

Jul 14, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

Baltimore City Health Commissioner Dr. Leana S. Wen Discusses Her Department’s Response to Civil Unrest and Suggests Ways LHDs Can Tackle the Root Causes of Structural Racism and Oppression

Interview by Ian Goldstein, Web and New Media Specialist, NACCHO On April 12, Freddie Gray, Jr., was arrested by the...

Jun 26, 2015 | nacchovoice

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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 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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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

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National Recreation and Park Association releases new Greener Parks for Health...

Jul 13, 2020

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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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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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