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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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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

Comments on Preliminary Framework for Equitable Allocation of COVID-19 Vaccine

On September 4, 2020, NACCHO submitted comments to the National Academies of Medicine Committee on Equitable Allocation...

Sep 08, 2020 | Eli Briggs

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  • COVID-19
  • Emergency Response

Promoting Better Shelter Safety during Peak Fire Season

In a blog post, ASPR shares six ways emergency manager and shelter providers can protect wildfire evacuees, shelter...

Sep 02, 2020 | Beth Hess

Vaccine
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Immunization

CDC Releases Planning Guidance for COVID-19 Vaccination

CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases has released COVID-19 vaccination planning guidance for...

Aug 31, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Emergency Response
  • Infectious Disease

Promoting Mask-wearing during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Policymaker’s Guide

Resolve to Save Lives released a new report to synthesize global evidence on how masks prevent virus transmission and...

Aug 27, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • COVID-19
  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Recommendations

Report: Solutions for Local Leaders to Improve Mental Health and Well-Being During and Post-COVID-19

Well Being Trust and the de Beaumont Foundation released a new mental health action guide for local leaders to...

Aug 27, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

New Guidance on COVID-19 Vaccine Implementation

On August 12, Dr. Nancy Messonnier, CDC’s Director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases...

Aug 19, 2020 | Amy Frandsen

  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

NCSD Report: COVID-19 & the State of the STD Field (Phase II)

This report from NCSD describes the STD field’s ongoing, longer term response to COVID-19 and what effect this response...

Aug 12, 2020 | Julia Zigman

  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Request for Information: Adapting HIV, STI, Viral Hepatitis, and Harm Reduction Services During COVID-19

To facilitate peer learning, NACCHO is seeking information and tools regarding HIV, STI, hepatitis, and harm reduction...

Aug 12, 2020 | Julia Zigman

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • School Safety

CDC's Science-Based Resources and Tools for K-12 Schools

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released new science-based resources and tools for K-12 school...

Aug 10, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Press Release
  • Tools & Resources
  • Research & Reports

NACCHO Releases Comprehensive Survey of U.S. Local Health Department Funding, Programs, and Partnerships

NACCHO released its 2019 National Profile of Local Health Departments (Profile) report today.

Aug 06, 2020 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

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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  • Press Release
  • Climate Change
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

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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  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
  • Communications & Public Relations

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

2021 RWJF Culture of Health Prize
  • Opportunity
  • Social Determinants of Health

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...

Wildfire
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Hazards & Health Effects

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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  • Tools & Resources
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Parks

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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  • Tools & Resources

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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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

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 –...

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

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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  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

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

  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

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:...

Ao U Diversity
  • Community Engagement
  • Informatics
  • Opportunity

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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