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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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Eliminating Viral Hepatitis as a Public Health Threat: The Important Role Local Health Departments Play

My first job in public health was as a health educator and HIV test counselor at a Federally Qualified Health Center...

Jun 30, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

Strategies to Improve the Health of Older Adults Living with HIV

The National Center for Innovation in HIV Care released a brief that explores the unique challenges older adults living...

May 24, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

Building Healthy Online Communities Public Health Meeting Report

In December of last year, NCSD’s Building Healthy Online Communities Project held a meeting of STD/HIV program...

May 24, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

HHS Launches New Viral Hepatitis Website & Twitter Account

On Hepatitis Testing Day, May 19, HHS launched a new website about viral hepatitis that will support the work HHS is...

May 19, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

New York City Recognizes Hepatitis Testing Day and Highlights the Important Role LHDs Play in Addressing Viral Hepatitis

May 19 is Hepatitis Testing Day in the United States and provides an opportunity to raise awareness of the importance...

May 19, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

STD Contact Tracing Infographic

NCSD developed an infographic to help explain the work of Disease Intervention Specialists (DIS) and other public...

May 11, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

LA County Launches Awareness Campaign Encouraging Residents to Get Protected With PrEP

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health launched a public education campaign that features three animated...

May 11, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

State of HCV Care National Survey Report Released

Health HIV released a report titled HealthHCV’s State of HCV CareTM national survey report. The survey identified...

May 11, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

May is Hepatitis Awareness Month

May is Hepatitis Awareness Month in the United States and is an opportunity to raise awareness about the silent...

May 11, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

New Provider Resources Page on HCV

The National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable (NVHR) added a new provider resources page to its website that has a number of...

May 11, 2016 | Alyssa Kitlas

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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...

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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...

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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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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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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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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
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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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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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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...

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