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

Covid
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar

Webinar Resources: COVID-19: Vaccination Planning and Local Health Departments

NACCHO hosted the COVID-19: Vaccination Planning and Local Health Departments webinar on Thursday, September 3, 2020.

Sep 10, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • Medical Reserve Corps
  • Opportunity

NACCHO Accepting Applications for MRC COVID-19 Operational Readiness Awards

Applications are open through September 22 at 8:00 pm ET for the MRC COVID-19 Operational Readiness Awards.

Sep 09, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • Tools & Resources

National Preparedness Month 2020: Build a Kit

This second week of National Preparedness Month is a great time to build or update your kit.

Sep 09, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • Opportunity
  • Water Quality

Apply for NACCHO's 2020-2021 WASH Emergency Preparedness and Response Workgroup

Applications close September 25, 2020!

Sep 08, 2020 | Emily D'Angelo

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response

COVID-19 Supplement for Planning Considerations: Evacuation and Shelter-in-Place

FEMA has released the "COVID-19 Supplement for Planning Considerations: Evacuation and Shelter-in-Place."

Sep 08, 2020 | Beth Hess

Webinar
  • Webinar
  • Emergency Response
  • Health Equity & Social Justice

Webinar series: Equity And Policy Preparedness During Public Health Emergencies

This four-part series will help participants ensure equity and policy preparedness before, during, and after public...

Sep 08, 2020 | Beth Hess

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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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  • Tools & Resources

National Preparedness Month 2020: Make a Plan

Before a disaster happens is the time to talk to your friends and family about how you will respond. During this, the...

Sep 01, 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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  • Training

Recap: 2020 Preparedness Summit

On August 25-27, 2020, more than 1,300 attendees—who work in all levels of government (local, state, and federal),...

Aug 28, 2020 | Beth Hess

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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...

Water Fountain
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Water Quality

Purdue University’s New Water Systems Course Designed to...

Purdue is partnering with NACCHO to offer this online course at a discount for...

Dec 04, 2020 | Emily D'Angelo

Purdue University’s New Water Systems Course Designed to...

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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...

Covid
  • 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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