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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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NACCHO Releases Comprehensive Survey of U.S. Local Health Department Funding, Programs, and Partnerships

NACCHO released its 2019 National Profile of Local Health Departments (Profile) report today.

Aug 06, 2020 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • COVID-19
  • Press Release
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

Press Release: Report from the Field: COVID-19 Impact on Overdose Response Activities at Local Health Departments

Today, NACCHO released new data documenting the impact of the COVID-19 response on overdose prevention and response...

Aug 03, 2020 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Press Release
  • Tools & Resources
  • Health in All Policies
  • Parks

New Resource for Local Health Departments Features Interventions Across Health, Arts, Parks, and Equity

NACCHO announces the launch of The Toolkit for Health, Arts, Parks, and Equity (HAP-E) in partnership with the Trust...

Jul 28, 2020 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Statement from the National Association of County and City Health Officials on World Hepatitis Day

NACCHO, on behalf of the nearly 3,000 local health departments across the country, recognizes World Hepatitis Day,...

Jul 27, 2020 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Awards & Recognition

NACCHO Announces 2020 Promising Practice Award Winners

This year, 36 local health department programs have been recognized as a Promising Practice, which demonstrate exciting...

Jul 16, 2020 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • COVID-19

Statement: Newly Announced Order for Hospitals to Bypass CDC and Send Coronavirus Patient Information Directly to Washington Database Likely to Worsen Pandemic Response

Statement of Organizational Leaders: Newly Announced Order for Hospitals to Bypass CDC and Send Coronavirus Patient...

Jul 15, 2020 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Press Release

Statement: Compromising Data Collection Will Further Complicate the U.S. Response to COVID-19

Statement from the National Association of County and City Health Officials, July 15, 2020 Compromising Data...

Jul 15, 2020 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Press Release

NACCHO New Analysis: Changes in Local Health Department Workforce and Finance Capacity Since 2008

— Updated data highlight pre-COVID challenges and potential impact of COVID-related economic downturn —

Jul 10, 2020 | Andrea Grenadier

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  • Press Release
  • Vector Control

The Impact of COVID-19 on Local Vector Control Response

Health departments across the country are limiting or shuttering services due to the COVID-19 outbreak. NACCHO spoke...

May 04, 2020 | Andrea Grenadier

  • Training

Lyme Disease Awareness Month Features Lunch and Learn Series

The Vector-Borne Disease Regional Centers is sponsoring a lunch & learn series, every Friday in May at 1pm ET.

Apr 30, 2020 | Andrea Grenadier

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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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  • COVID-19
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  • Climate Change
  • Hazards & Health Effects

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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  • Tools & Resources
  • Healthy Living & Prevention
  • Parks

Greener Parks for Health

National Recreation and Park Association releases new Greener Parks for Health...

Jul 13, 2020

Greener Parks for Health

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  • Tools & Resources

CDC Report: Temporary Reassignment of Personnel Requests...

CDC recently updated its flexibilities guidance for recipients and applicants...

Jul 09, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

CDC Report: Temporary Reassignment of Personnel Requests...

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  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

SYNC 2020, the National Conference for HIV, HCV, STI and LGBTQ Health, is...

Jul 08, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Apply Now: DIS Scholarships for STD Engage 2020...

NCSD and NACCHO are pleased to offer several full scholarships for DIS to...

Jun 24, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

Apply Now: DIS Scholarships for STD Engage 2020...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Social Media Resources: National HIV Testing Day

Social media toolkit for National HIV Testing Day, a day to raise awareness...

Jun 24, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

Social Media Resources: National HIV Testing Day

  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Syringe Services Programs and the COVID-19 Pandemic:...

Local health departments (LHDs) are on the frontlines of the opioid crisis,...

Jun 16, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

Syringe Services Programs and the COVID-19 Pandemic:...

Ao U Diversity
  • Community Engagement
  • Informatics
  • Opportunity

The Path to One Million: Leveraging the Power of Public...

Since its launch, the All of Us Research Program has enrolled more than 350,000...

Jun 11, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

The Path to One Million: Leveraging the Power of Public...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

NCSD Brief: At-Home Self-Collection Lab Testing for...

The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) developed a technical assistance...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

NCSD Brief: At-Home Self-Collection Lab Testing for...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

NCSD Releases STD Billing Toolkit

The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) released STD TAC Billing...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

NCSD Releases STD Billing Toolkit

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  • Tools & Resources
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

NCSD Webinar: At-Home HIV & STI Testing – The Lab...

Part 4 in a series of webinars discussing at-home HIV & STI testing at health...

Jun 10, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

NCSD Webinar: At-Home HIV & STI Testing – The Lab...

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