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

  • Access to Care
  • Emergency Response
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Stronger Together: ASTHO and NACCHO Team Up for Public Health Advocacy

The work of public health is often invisible. It is only when there is a disaster or outbreak that the safety net of...

Feb 20, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Communications & Public Relations
  • Emergency Response

Webinar Recording: Communication Partnerships for Public Health Emergencies

In an emergency, how do you share potentially life-saving information with those people who are hardest to reach? The...

Feb 19, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Emergency Response
  • Opportunity
  • Research & Reports

Call for Participants: Administrative Preparedness Focus Groups at Prep Summit

Calling local health departments of all sizes! Are you attending the 2020 Preparedness Summit in Dallas, TX? If so,...

Feb 18, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response
  • Hazards & Health Effects
  • Training

Updated Community Emergency Response Team Basic Training

The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program educates volunteers about disaster preparedness for the hazards...

Feb 18, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Emergency Response
  • Research & Reports

2020 Ready or Not Report: Protecting the Public’s Health

Ready or Not: Protecting the Public’s Health from Diseases, Disasters and Bioterrorism is an annual report measuring...

Feb 18, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response

Now Available: Federal School Safety Clearinghouse

The Federal School Safety Clearinghouse, SchoolSafety.gov, is a one-stop-shop of resources for Kindergarten through...

Feb 13, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Emergency Response
  • Opportunity
  • Training

Apply for the Health Care Coalition Response Leadership Course

ASPR’s National Healthcare Preparedness Program and FEMA’s Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) are seeking health...

Jan 15, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Webinar
  • Emergency Response
  • Hazards & Health Effects

Webinar Recording: Healthcare Challenges in Chemical Incidents

HHS ASPR’s Technical Resources, Assistance Center, and Information Exchange (TRACIE) hosted a webinar on January 14,...

Jan 15, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Behavioral Health
  • Emergency Response
  • Opportunity

SAMHSA Announces Disaster Response Grant Programs

SAMHSA is accepting applications for two separate Disaster Response Grant Programs – School-Based Services and Services...

Jan 15, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Access to Care
  • Emergency Response
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

NACCHO Year in Review

What a year 2019 was! At times it seemed like a non-stop roller coaster with plenty of hills and valleys for public...

Dec 20, 2019 | Taylarr Lopez

Partner Articles

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

NACCHO Recognizes Second Anniversary of First COVID-19...

NACCHO and leading partners recognize December 14, 2022 as the two-year...

Dec 15, 2022 | Nicholas Holmes

NACCHO Recognizes Second Anniversary of First COVID-19...

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  • Webinar
  • Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning
  • Community Engagement

Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships...

NACCHO is pleased to launch the three revised assessments of Mobilizing for...

Nov 22, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships...

MAPP Roadmap
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)
  • Opportunity

RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

NACCHO is seeking a qualified consultant to provide graphic design for the new...

Nov 07, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

RFP: NACCHO Seeking a Graphic Designer for New MAPP 2.0...

  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Training

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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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Health
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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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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

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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  • Webinar
  • Community Health
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Infectious Disease

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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  • Press Release

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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