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

HHS Releases Implementation Guidance to Support Syringe Services Programs

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has issued guidance regarding the use of Federal funds to...

Mar 29, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

National Depression and Mental Health Screening Month Provides Opportunities for Local Health Departments

By Dr. Swannie Jett, NACCHO President and Health Officer for the Florida Department of Health in Seminole County The...

Oct 08, 2015 | nacchovoice

Integrating Hepatitis Services into HIV Programs: NACCHO Shares the Local Health Department Perspective at USCA

On September 10-13, the 19th Annual United States Conference on AIDS (USCA) was held in Washington, DC. USCA brings...

Oct 06, 2015 | Gretchen Weiss

Recovery from Addiction is Possible: Honoring National Recovery Month

By Sheri Lawal, MPH, CHES, Program Analyst, NACCHO According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services...

Sep 25, 2015 | nacchovoice

International Overdose Awareness Day: Prevention, Intervention, and Resources

By Sheri Lawal, MPH, CHES, Program Analyst, Injury and Violence Prevention, NACCHO Today is International Overdose...

Aug 31, 2015 | nacchovoice

Report Back from the National Sexual Health Conference

The World Health Organization defines sexual health as “a state of physical, emotional, mental, and social well-being...

Aug 18, 2015 | Alyssa Kitlas

World Hepatitis Day: Recognizing the Role of Local Health Departments in Ending Hepatitis

Every day 4,000 people worldwide die from viral hepatitis, yet all of these deaths are preventable. With increased...

Jul 28, 2015 | Hilary McQuie

New Research Shows That Meth Use May Account for 1 in 5 New HIV Infections in Seattle MSM

The National AIDS Treatment Advocacy Project released a conference report showing that methamphetamine (meth) use could...

Jul 23, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

NACCHO Releases Podcast Interview with Director of ONDCP

The NACCHO Podcast Series recently posted an interview with the Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy...

Jul 20, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

New CDC Vital Signs Report: Demographic and Substance Use Trends Among Heroin Users

CDC has released a new Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, “Vital Signs: Demographic and Substance Use Trends...

Jul 14, 2015 | Alyson Jordan

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On August 12, 2021, NACCHO and AAAS’s EPI Center hosted a webinar on PFAS...

Aug 27, 2021 | Guest Author

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Applications for the program are now open from September 9 through November 15,...

Aug 03, 2021 | Guest Author

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Apr 07, 2021 | Guest Author

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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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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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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

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Dec 26, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

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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

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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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NACCHO partners with Children’s Environmental Health Network for CEH Day 2020.

Sep 28, 2020 | Guest Author

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Public Health Communications Collaborative Webinar

The Public Health Communications Collaborative will hold its first live Q&A...

Sep 21, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

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