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

Opioid-Associated Outbreaks: Preparation & Prevention Lessons from the Indiana HIV/HCV Outbreak among People Who Inject Drugs

By Hilary N. McQuie, MA, Senior Program Analyst, HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis, NACCHO This post originally ran on...

Jun 19, 2015 | nacchovoice

NACCHO Funds 43 Innovative Community Projects through MRC Challenge Award

by Tahlia Gousse, Senior Program Analyst, Public Health Preparedness and Katie Roulston, Program Associate, Public...

Mar 18, 2015 | Tahlia Gousse

Steps to Implementing Drug Abuse Prevention Programs in Local Health Departments

By Sheri Lawal, MPH, CHES, Program Analyst, Injury and Violence Prevention, NACCHO The National Institute on Drug Abuse...

Mar 11, 2015 | nacchovoice

What Local Health Departments Need to Know About Ebola

This post originally ran on NACCHO’s Preparedness Brief blog. For the latest updates on Ebola, visit...

Oct 24, 2014 | nacchovoice

Ebola Emotional Support Resources

As the news and other information surrounding concerns of Ebola in the United States have the potential to trigger...

Oct 21, 2014 | Admin

House Minority Whip Hoyer Visits Calvert County Health Department

By Laurence Polsky, MD, MPH, FACOG, Health Officer, Calvert County (MD) Health Department On Aug. 25, House Minority...

Sep 05, 2014 | nacchovoice

NIDA and NACCHO Help Teens Shatter the Myths about Drugs and Drug Abuse

By Brian Marquis, Public Liaison Officer, National Institute on Drug Abuse, and Sheri Lawal, MPH, CHES, Program...

Jun 17, 2014 | nacchovoice

Medical Reserve Corps Units Promote Mental Health for Community Resilience

This post originally ran on NACCHO’s new Preparedness Brief blog. For more preparedness news and resources, visit...

Jun 04, 2014 | nacchovoice

Disaster Planning Handbook for Behavioral Health Treatment Programs

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has released a new handbook entitled, “Disaster...

Mar 21, 2014 | Admin

Disaster Response Template Toolkit

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has released a “Disaster Response Template Toolkit.” This...

Dec 06, 2013 | Admin

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New NEHA-FDA Retail Flexible Funding Model Grant Program...

The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) is excited to announce...

Aug 03, 2021 | Guest Author

New NEHA-FDA Retail Flexible Funding Model Grant Program...

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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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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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  • Health in All Policies
  • Leadership
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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

  • 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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  • 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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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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  • Climate Change
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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...

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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

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...

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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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