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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
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Evaluating SARS-CoV-2 in the Environment

EPA researchers are building on an expansive body of world-class research and applying that knowledge to reduce the...

Nov 13, 2020 | Guest Author

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Infectious Disease
  • Opportunity

Request for Applications: Healthcare-Associated Infections & Antibiotic Resistance Demonstration Site Project

Application deadline December 4, 2020.

Nov 05, 2020 | Christina Baum

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  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
  • Infectious Disease

Webinar Recording: Antigen Testing for SARS-CoV-2 in Nursing Homes—Considerations for Local Public Health

Access the recording and presentation slides from NACCHO's webinar on CDC’s Considerations for Use of SARS-CoV-2...

Oct 30, 2020 | Christina Baum

Webinar
  • COVID-19
  • Infectious Disease

Webinar: Antigen Testing for SARS-CoV-2 in Nursing Homes—Considerations for Local Public Health

NACCHO webinar on antigen testing for SARS-COV-2 in Nursing Homes, sharing guidance and information for local health...

Oct 21, 2020 | Christina Baum

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  • COVID-19
  • Infectious Disease
  • Opportunity
  • Workforce Development

Call for Applications: NACCHO COVID-19 IPC Workforce Training Advisory Board

NACCHO is accepting applications for 2020-2021 NACCHO COVID-19 Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Workforce...

Oct 15, 2020 | Erin Laird

  • Infectious Disease
  • Research & Reports

Open Access Article: Local Health Department Engagement in Healthcare–Associated Infection and Antibiotic Resistance Work

NACCHO’s Infectious Diseases Team is featured in the November/December 2020 issue of the Journal of Public Health...

Sep 30, 2020 | Christina Baum

  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease

Webinar Recording: Intro to CDC's Law and Epidemic Emergency Preparedness (LEEP) Online Course

The recording and slides from NACCHO's webinar, "Intro to CDC's Law and Epidemic Emergency Preparedness (LEEP) Online...

Sep 22, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease
  • Influenza

Gear Up for Flu Season!

CDC has published a range of resources - including social media messaging, key talking points, videos, and widgets -...

Sep 22, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • COVID-19
  • Webinar
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Infectious Disease

Webinar Series: Anti-Microbial Resistance in Light of COVID-19

Through a four-part webinar series, global experts will discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic could reshape strategies for...

Sep 22, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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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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  • Press Release

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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  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

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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  • Tools & Resources
  • Hazards & Health Effects

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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  • Press Release

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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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Water Quality

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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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

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...

  • COVID-19

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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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Accreditation & Quality Improvement
  • Opportunity
  • Performance Improvement

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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  • Climate Change
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
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NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners in Calling on the...

NACCHO joins leading public health organizations in signing a declaration...

Jan 27, 2021 | Anu Varma

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners in Calling on the...

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  • COVID-19
  • Health in All Policies
  • Leadership
  • Workforce Development

Preparing Your Local Health Department for the Future

If the pandemic has taught us one thing, it is the importance of preparedness....

Jan 15, 2021 | Guest Author

Preparing Your Local Health Department for the Future

  • Tools & Resources
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Promoting Healthy Weight Success Stories & New Online...

The CHOICES Project at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health launched...

Dec 26, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

Promoting Healthy Weight Success Stories & New Online...

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