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

Annual Tobacco Control Report Now Available

The American Lung Association’s 13th annual State of Tobacco Control Report is now available. The report grades...

Feb 19, 2015 | Katie Regan

How Local Health Departments are Helping Prevent Cardiovascular Disease

By Camillia M. Easley, MPH, Program Analyst, Healthy Communities/Chronic Disease, NACCHO February is American Heart...

Feb 10, 2015 | nacchovoice

Local Health Official Interview: Winifred M. Holland of the Florida Department of Health in Clay County

Winifred M. Holland, MPH, MA, LMHC, Health Officer, Florida Department of Health in Clay County, has spent more than 30...

Dec 11, 2014 | nacchovoice

Great American Smokeout Event Encourages Smokers to Quit

Nov. 20, 2014, marks the American Cancer Society’s annual Great American Smokeout (GASO). The awareness event is...

Nov 14, 2014 | Katie Regan

Fall Class of Local Public Health Policy & Practice Scholars Announced

NACCHO’s newly developed Local Public Health Policy and Practice Scholars Program attracted close to 70...

Oct 08, 2014 | Sara Rubin

  • Tobacco-Use Prevention

Chicago Health Commissioner Describes How Community Engagement Helped Advance Rigorous Tobacco Control Policies

Interview by Ian Goldstein, Web and New Media Specialist, NACCHO NACCHO honored the exceptional achievements of local...

Aug 22, 2014 | Ian Goldstein

An LHD of the Year Award Winner Explains How to Implement a Tobacco-Free Policy

Interview by Ian Goldstein, Web and New Media Specialist, NACCHO NACCHO honored the exceptional achievements of local...

Jul 25, 2014 | nacchovoice

Partnerships and Volunteers Critical to Resilient Rural Communities

In recognition of National Rural Health Day on Nov. 21, NACCHO interviewed Denise Bingham, RN MSN, Director of Nursing,...

Nov 21, 2013 | Frances Bevington

Bridging Clinical Medicine and Public Health

This post was originally published on the Public Health Newswire as part of a series on the impact of the Affordable...

Apr 12, 2013 | nacchovoice

Local Strategies Helping Move ACA Forward in West Virginia

This post was originally published on the Public Health Newswire as part of a series on the impact of the Affordable...

Apr 08, 2013 | nacchovoice

Partner Articles

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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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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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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

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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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  • Infectious Disease
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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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  • 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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  • Food Safety & Inspection
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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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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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