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

NSI Releases Suspicious Activity Reporting Awareness Training for Health Care Professionals

The Nationwide Suspicious Activity Reporting Initiative (NSI) has released Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR)...

Jul 02, 2015 | Mary Hodges

Medical Reserve Corps Units Celebrate National Safety Month

The Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) is a national group of local volunteers committed to improving the health, safety, and...

Jun 16, 2015 | Mary Hodges

New ASPR TRACIE Gateway Provides Emergency Preparedness Information to Health Professionals

Whether you work for a hospital, are part of a healthcare coalition, or are a healthcare provider, emergency manager or...

Jun 15, 2015 | Mary Hodges

DHS Releases First Responder Guidance for Improvised Explosive Devices and Active Shooter Incidents

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), in coordination with the Departments of Defense, Health and Human Services,...

Jun 10, 2015 | Mary Hodges

HHS Releases Report on MRC Response During Superstorm Sandy

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General issued Medical Reserve Corps (MRC)...

Jun 03, 2015 | Mary Hodges

FEMA Releases 2015 National Preparedness Report

On Thursday, May 28, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and its partners released the 2015 National...

May 29, 2015 | Mary Hodges

NACCHO Podcast Series Explores the National Health Security Strategy

Earlier this year, the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) released a revised...

Apr 30, 2015 | Mary Hodges

2015 Preparedness Summit Begins With Opening Plenary on Emerging Threats

The 2015 Preparedness Summit began on Tuesday, April 14, with an opening plenary by Mike Walker, Senior Consultant at...

Apr 15, 2015 | Mary Hodges

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New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

This video series was developed from interviews with BLOC COVID funded sites to...

Jul 06, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson, Candice Young

New Resource: BLOC COVID Video Series

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Partnering for Pediatric Vaccinations

Florida Department of Health in Manatee County has been leading the way in...

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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