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

  • Food Safety & Inspection

FDA Extends Comment Period on the New Era of Smarter Food Safety

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is extending the comment period by 15 days to allow stakeholders more time to...

Nov 25, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Food Safety & Inspection

Outbreak of Hepatitis A Virus Infections Linked to Fresh Blackberries

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), public health and regulatory officials in three states, and the...

Nov 25, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Health in All Policies

Funding Opportunity: Health in All Policies + Data Demonstration Grants

The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA), in conjunction with the Centers for Disease Control and...

Nov 22, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Food Safety & Inspection

New Report Details Recent Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Raw Turkey

A final report on a 2017-2019 outbreak of Salmonella Reading infections linked to raw turkey products serves as a...

Nov 22, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Food Safety & Inspection

CDC and FDA Investigate E. coli Outbreak

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the...

Nov 22, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Climate Change
  • Health in All Policies

Funding Opportunity: Climate and Health in All Policies Demonstration Grants

CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH) and Climate and Health Program have partnered with the National...

Nov 22, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Food Safety & Inspection

FDA Issues 2019 Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued the 2019 edition of the Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory...

Nov 22, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Climate Change
  • Extreme Weather

Wildfire Smoke and Your Patients’ Health Course

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) partnered with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to...

Nov 22, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Water Quality

Closing the Water Access Gap in the United States

Today, more than two million Americans live without running water and basic indoor plumbing, and many more without...

Nov 22, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

  • Climate Change

2019 Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change

The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change is a comprehensive yearly analysis tracking the impact of climate...

Nov 22, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning
  • Community Engagement

Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships...

NACCHO is pleased to launch the three revised assessments of Mobilizing for...

Nov 22, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships...

MAPP Roadmap
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)
  • Opportunity

RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

NACCHO is seeking a qualified consultant to provide graphic design for the new...

Nov 07, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Training

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

We are partnering with Climate for Health and ecoAmerica to offer an...

Jul 11, 2022 | Anu Varma

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at...

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Infectious Disease

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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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

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

MAPP Evolution Exec Summary Report Cover V1
  • 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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  • Webinar
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health

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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  • Press Release

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...

Alzheimers Disease
  • 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...

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