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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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New Public Health Workforce Resilience Resource Library

A new resource library offers tools and trainings to help public health workers build resilience.

Aug 19, 2021
By Beth Hess

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  • Press Release

National Association of County and City Health Officials Announces More Than $1 Million in Medical Reserve Corps Operational Readiness Awards

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), the voice of the country’s nearly 3,000 local...

Mar 07, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Training

2022 Preparedness Summit Schedule Released

The schedule of in-person and on demand sessions for the 2022 Preparedness Summit is now available.

Mar 04, 2022 | Beth Hess

HPV Awareness
  • Immunization
  • Infectious Disease
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

International HPV Awareness Day

On March 4 we recognize International HPV Awareness Day. Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is actually a group of viruses that...

Mar 02, 2022 | Amy Frandsen

Rural RFA
  • COVID-19
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Rural Health

Funding Opportunity for Skilled Consultants: Building Workforce Capacity of Rural and Frontier Local Health Departments to Respond to COVID-19

Application deadline March 25.

Feb 28, 2022 | Emily Boyle

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  • Press Release

The National Association of County and City Health Officials Announces Grants, Resources to Address Rises in Congenital Syphilis

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), representing the country's nearly 3,000 local...

Feb 28, 2022 | Jas Florentino

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  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Call for Comments
  • Infectious Disease

Request for Comments on Antimicrobial Drug Use in Companion Animals

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is soliciting comments from the public on antimicrobial drug use practices...

Feb 25, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

  • Food Safety & Inspection

Testing Guidance for State/Local Agencies Surrounding Voluntary Recall of Infant Formula from Abbott Nutrition's Sturgis, MI Facility

Collection, testing, and reporting guidance for state and local health departments now available.

Feb 23, 2022

Sunstance use recovery
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic
  • Substance Use Disorder

Request for Applications: Substance Use Stigma Assessment and Response (SSAR)

NACCHO will award up to five counties or cities to implement intervention to assess and respond to substance use...

Feb 22, 2022 | Francis Higgins

Sunstance use recovery
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic
  • Substance Use Disorder

Request for Application: Substance Use Stigma Assessment and Response (SSAR)

NACCHO will award up to five counties or cities to implement intervention to assess and respond to substance...

Feb 22, 2022 | Francis Higgins

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Community Health

Advancing Health Equity: A Guide to Language, Narrative and Concepts

The Advancing Health Equity: A Guide to Language, Narrative and Concepts provides guidance and promotes a deeper...

Feb 21, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

Partner Articles

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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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  • Webinar
  • 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...

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...

  • 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
  • Policy

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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