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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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  • Press Release

National Association of County and City Health Officials Awards $2.3 Million in Funding to Prevent Outbreaks of Infectious Diseases in Healthcare Settings

National Association of County and City Health Officials Awards $2.3 Million in Funding to Prevent Outbreaks of...

Apr 25, 2022 | Christina Baum

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  • COVID-19
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Infectious Disease

Request for Applications: Local Health Department Healthcare-Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance (HAI/AR) Project

Apply today! NACCHO is giving funds to local health departments to advance their capacity to prevent and control HAIs...

Oct 27, 2021 | Jaclyn Abramson, Zachary Smith, Christina Baum

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  • COVID-19
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Infectious Disease

Request for Applications: Building Local Operational Capacity for COVID-19, Healthcare-Associated Infections, and Antimicrobial Resistance

Apply today! NACCHO is giving funds to local health departments to enhance local capacity to prevent and respond to...

Oct 08, 2021 | Christina Baum, Jaclyn Abramson, Zachary Smith

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  • Funding Opportunity

Request for Proposals: Communications and Videographer Consultant for Infection Prevention and Control Topics

NACCHO is seeking one qualified consultant to develop a video series for infection prevention and control topics.

Apr 01, 2021 | Christina Baum

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Call for Volunteers to Discuss Contact Tracing during COVID-19

Call for volunteers to discuss contact tracing during COVID-19 in a series of stakeholder interviews.

Mar 24, 2021 | Christina Baum

  • Antibiotic Resistance

Paper Demonstrates Tremendous Healthcare Costs Associated with Antibiotic Resistance

A new paper from CDC and the University of Utah published in Clinical Infectious Diseases estimates that the national...

Mar 05, 2021 | Christina Baum

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  • Book Club

NACCHO Book Club- The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York

"The Poisoner’s Handbook," by Deborah Blum tells the captivating tale of the evolution of the New York City medical...

Feb 08, 2021 | Christina Baum

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  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Infectious Disease

CORHA Resource: High-level Guidance for Outbreaks

CORHA has released a new resource, two draft chapters from the High-Level Guidance for Outbreaks of...

Jan 25, 2021 | Christina Baum

  • Funding Opportunity

Final extension: Apply by January 6, 2021 for HAI/AR Request for Applications

Healthcare-associated infections (HAI) and antibiotic resistance (AR) request for applications deadline extended to...

Dec 21, 2020 | Christina Baum

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Infectious Disease
  • Opportunity

Request for Applications: Healthcare-Associated Infections & Antibiotic Resistance Demonstration Site Project

Application deadline December 4, 2020.

Nov 05, 2020 | Christina Baum

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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...

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  • 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
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control
  • Infectious Disease

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

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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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

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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