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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
  • 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

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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

Webinar
  • Webinar
  • Emergency Response

Hurricane and Flooding Key Messages Virtual Workshop

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Division of State and Local Readiness, will host a Hurricane and...

Aug 21, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • Webinar
  • Communications & Public Relations
  • Emergency Response

Webinar Series: Effective Accessible Communications

FEMA will host a two-part webinar series on accessible communications and how to effectively create them throughout the...

Aug 04, 2020 | Beth Hess

Webinar
  • Webinar
  • Emergency Response

Webinar: Community Reception Center Simulation Program for Leveraging and Evaluating Resources - A Planning Tool for Radiation Emergencies

The CDC's next PHEP Connects webinar, “CRC SimPLER: Community Reception Center Simulation Program for Leveraging and...

Jul 24, 2020 | Beth Hess

Webinar
  • Webinar
  • COVID-19
  • Emergency Response

Hurricane and Flooding Key Messages Virtual Workshop

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Division of State and Local Readiness, will host a Hurricane and...

Jul 14, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response

HAZMAT and CBRNE Resource: the Interagency Modeling and Atmospheric Assessment Center

The Interagency Modeling and Atmospheric Assessment Center (IMAAC) provides a single point of contact for federal...

Jul 13, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • Tools & Resources
  • COVID-19
  • Emergency Response

COVID-19 Disaster Shelter Interim Guidance

The CDC has released interim guidance to reduce the risk of introducing and transmitting COVID-19 in general population...

Jul 13, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • Tools & Resources
  • COVID-19
  • Emergency Response
  • Infectious Disease

NACCHO's COVID-19 Virtual Community Now Available to All Local Health Department Staff

NACCHO has opened our COVID-19 Virtual Community to all local health department staff.

Jul 08, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • Tools & Resources
  • COVID-19
  • Emergency Response

Alternate Care Site Toolkit

ASPR TRACIE has released an updated Alternate Care Site Toolkit to help address potential capacity and capability gaps...

Jul 02, 2020 | Beth Hess

Partner Articles

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Healthy Aging
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)

New NACCHO Resource: Integrating Brain Health into...

NACCHO, in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association, is thrilled to launch...

Mar 01, 2024 | Andrea Grenadier

New NACCHO Resource: Integrating Brain Health into...

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Partnerships

Request for Proposals: Technical Assistance to Improve...

NACCHO, with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),...

Feb 12, 2024 | Tori Decea

Request for Proposals: Technical Assistance to Improve...

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  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)
  • Performance Improvement
  • Workforce Development

Register to Attend a Mobilizing for Action through...

Registration is now open for NACCHO’s in-person Mobilizing for Action through...

Feb 08, 2024 | Andrea Grenadier

Register to Attend a Mobilizing for Action through...

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  • Opportunity

Win $25,000 in cash prizes. Share your innovative...

The EPA’s Small Communities, Big Challenges Competition encourages local...

Nov 16, 2023 | Anu Varma

Win $25,000 in cash prizes. Share your innovative...

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Join Novavax for a Webinar About Their New Covid-19...

Join NACCHO and our Platinum Affiliate Business Partner, Novavax, on November...

Oct 16, 2023

Join Novavax for a Webinar About Their New Covid-19...

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  • Community Engagement

It’s Children’s Environmental Health Day today!

Celebrate with us!

Oct 12, 2023 | Anu Varma

It’s Children’s Environmental Health Day today!

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  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Central District Health Department

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Sep 11, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Central District Health Department

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  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Calhoun County Health Department

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Sep 08, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Calhoun County Health Department

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Getting into the Groove: School-Located Vaccination...

NACCHO’s Immunization team has developed the School-Located Vaccination Clinic...

Aug 31, 2023 | Kayla Miller, PHAP

Getting into the Groove: School-Located Vaccination...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning
  • Community Engagement
  • Healthy People 2030

New Resource: A Guide to Aligning Healthy People 2030...

To help address the social determinants of health and advance health equity,...

Aug 14, 2023 | Andrea Grenadier

New Resource: A Guide to Aligning Healthy People 2030...

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  • COVID-19
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • ID Featured
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Pima County

The Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated...

Aug 14, 2023 | Irene Halferty, Kristen Ross

BLOC COVID+ Spotlight: Pima County

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  • Community Engagement
  • Community Resilience
  • Immunization
  • Vaccine Hesitancy

Community health workers meet people where they are to...

The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted what we already know to be true: higher-risk...

Aug 10, 2023 | Dominique Baradaran, MSM, Interim Chief of Community Health, Oklahoma City- County Health Department

Community health workers meet people where they are to...

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