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

Member Spotlight: Health Department Director Muriel DeLaVergne-Brown Discusses Her Experiences in Public Health and the Benefits of Being a NACCHO Member

Interview by Taylarr Lopez, Communications Specialist, NACCHO NACCHO’s Member Spotlight series features interviews with...

May 15, 2017 | nacchovoice

Tobacco Cessation for Cancer Survivors: A Resource Guide for Local Health Departments

Local health departments (LHDs) play a vital role in minimizing the impact of cancer in their communities. NACCHO...

May 09, 2017 | nacchovoice

Embracing the Community Chief Health Strategist Framework: A Q&A with NACCHO President Claude-Alix Jacob

Interview by Lindsay Tiffany, Lead of Publications, NACCHO Claude-Alix Jacob, MPH, is Chief Public Health Officer for...

Apr 06, 2017 | nacchovoice

Commemorating American Heart Month: Resources and Strategies for LHDs

By Claude-Alix Jacob, MPH, NACCHO President and Chief Public Health Officer for the Cambridge Public Health Department...

Feb 16, 2017 | nacchovoice

CDC Features: Helping Everybody to Quit Smoking

Data shows that people with disabilities have a higher smoking rate than people without disabilities. The Center for...

Dec 20, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

Helping Our Communities Kick the Cigarette Habit – The Great American Smokeout Is November 17, 2016

By LaMar Hasbrouck, MD, MPH, Executive Director, NACCHO On Nov. 17, local health departments (LHDs) will join the...

Nov 15, 2016 | nacchovoice

Resource Roundup: 2016 World Environmental Health Day – Fighting Second and Third-Hand Smoke

Each year, the International Federation of Environmental Health (IFEH) hosts World Environmental Health Day to...

Sep 30, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

NACCHO Annual Preview: Targeting Neighborhood Poverty, Education, and Health Burden through Policy and Prevention

This is the second in a series of NACCHO Annual preview posts, which feature interviews with and essays from presenters...

Jun 28, 2016 | nacchovoice

A Historic Event for the Public Health – FDA Regulation of E-Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products

By LaMar Hasbrouck, MD, MPH, Executive Director, NACCHO Introduction We are never short of hyperbole here in the...

Jun 23, 2016 | nacchovoice

Strategies to Improve the Health of Older Adults Living with HIV

The National Center for Innovation in HIV Care released a brief that explores the unique challenges older adults living...

May 24, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

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Jul 06, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson, Candice Young

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Partnering for Pediatric Vaccinations

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Jun 17, 2022 | Amiris Roberson

Partnering for Pediatric Vaccinations

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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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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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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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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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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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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...

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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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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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