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

Chicago Passes Resolution to Establish ‘Health in All Policies’ Approach

Last month, Chicago’s City Council passed a resolution establishing a “Health in All Policies”...

Jul 06, 2016 | Bridget Kerner

New Resource on HIA and Housing

The Health Impact Project recently released two issue briefs on Health Impact Assessment (HIA) and Housing. These...

Mar 28, 2016 | Bridget Kerner

Communicating About Equity in HIA: A Guide for Practitioners

The Society of Practitioners of Health Impact Assessment (SOPHIA) equity workgroup recently released Communicating...

Mar 21, 2016 | Bridget Kerner

Plan to Attend NACCHO’s Webinar: “Improving Health Equity through Health Impact Assessment”

NACCHO is hosting the webinar, Improving Health Equity through Health Impact Assessment, on Tuesday, March 1 at 1:30PM...

Feb 24, 2016 | Bridget Kerner

NACCHO Hosts First Health in All Policies (HiAP) Workshop in Richmond, VA

On December 8-9 2015 the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), in conjunction with...

Jan 20, 2016 | Bridget Kerner

SOPHIA’s Health Impact Assessment (HIA) Practitioner Workshop

SOPHIA’s HIA Practitioner Workshop (formerly HIA of the Americas) will take place March 7-8, 2016 at The...

Jan 20, 2016 | Bridget Kerner

NEW HIA Stakeholder Engagement: Planning and Budget Resource

The Society of Practitioners of Health Impact Assessment (SOPHIA) has recently released a new HIA Stakeholder...

Jan 20, 2016 | Bridget Kerner

NACCHO Releases Updated Policy Statement on Brownfields

NACCHO has recently updated its Brownfields policy statement providing guidance and recommendations for local health...

Nov 25, 2015 | Bridget Kerner

NACCHO Releases Updated Policy Statement on Health in All Policies

NACCHO has recently updated its Health in All Policies (HiAP) policy statement providing guidance and recommendations...

Nov 24, 2015 | Bridget Kerner

Step It Up! Surgeon General Announces Walking and Walkable Communities Promotion

Step It Up! The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Promote Walking and Walkable Communities recognizes the importance...

Sep 10, 2015 | Bridget Kerner

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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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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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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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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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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 –...

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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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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

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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:...

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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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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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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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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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