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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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Call to Identify State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial Programs Participating in a Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards Network

Do you work with other jurisdictions to achieve understanding of and conformance with the Voluntary National Retail...

Mar 24, 2021 | Amy Chang

Healthy Food
  • Webinar

NACCHO Virtual Sharing Session on Specialized Food Processes: Acidified Foods

This online sharing session will provide local retail food regulators with high-level food safety knowledge and...

Mar 09, 2021 | Amy Chang

  • Food Safety & Inspection

Tenth Cohort of the Retail Program Standards Mentorship Program Announced

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) has announced the tenth cohort of a mentorship...

Dec 18, 2020 | Amy Chang

  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

NACCHO Seeks Local Health Expert to Serve on CDC’s Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Surveillance Working Group

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) would like to recruit experts to serve on the Food Safety...

Nov 02, 2020 | Amy Chang, Anu Varma

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Food Safety & Inspection

Ensuring Safe Food with NACCHO’s Food Safety Toolkit

NACCHO strives to support and work with LHDs to improve food safety and prevent foodborne illness. One way this is...

Sep 02, 2020 | Amy Chang

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  • Food Safety & Inspection

Guidance for Agricultural Workers and Employers and Testing Strategy for COVID-19 in High-Density Critical Infrastructure Workplaces

NACCHO invites you to a webinar to highlight the recently released CDC and OSHA Interim Guidance for Agricultural...

Jun 22, 2020 | Amy Chang

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  • Food Safety & Inspection

COVID-19 Impact on Local Retail Regulatory Food Safety Programs

The COVID-19 outbreak has affected the operations of health departments across the country. Local Health departments’...

May 26, 2020 | Amy Chang

Perceived Increase in Foodborne Illness Outbreaks

National Public Radio published an article on why there may be a perceived increase in foodborne illness outbreaks....

Oct 01, 2018 | Amy Chang

The Impact of Food Safety Inspectors’ Schedules and Violations

A Harvard study on food safety inspectors’ schedules found that tweaking schedules could result in the discovery...

Jun 01, 2018 | Amy Chang

Studies on Food Allergies in Restaurants

The Centers for Disease Control have several studies on food allergens in restaurants. These include the following:...

Jun 01, 2018 | Amy Chang

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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  • Tools & Resources
  • 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
  • ID Featured

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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